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Software Asset Manager
The Software IT Asset Manager applies their understanding of software license models and IT asset management best practices in the management and compliance of software licenses entitlement positions for the organization. The role’s objective is to monitor and support software license enforcement and corporate compliance of software licenses. To accomplish the objective, the role is responsible for the management of asset records and for performing periodic reviews to monitor license compliance of several major vendor contracts.
This position is one of several positions who collectively provide software contract and asset management services within organization. This role will manage a portfolio of key software contracts across the enterprise.
The Software IT Asset Manager reports to the Sr. Manager of the Software Asset Management team.
Tracks, monitors and updates software asset records to ensure compliance with vendor contracts.
Facilitates and processes software maintenance renewals or true-ups for key vendor contracts.
Monitors and captures software usage and counts within the licensing management system.
Performs software inventory discovery and collection processes.
Loads purchase orders and asset tracking records into a licensing system, including converting purchase activity into license entitlements.
Generates software reporting for enterprise and significant vendor contracts.
Liaise with the Software Category Manager to implement software strategies such as co-terming agreements.
Reviews industry or product releases that impact licensing requirements, structures, metrics, and models.
Communicates the software contract, processes and guidelines to internal software product owners.
Provides direction to and consultation with software product owners regarding processes and procedures related to software procurement, new products, agreements, renewals, and amendments.
Research, recommend and implement cost saving initiatives throughout the contract period,
Develops, tests, and implemented new processes or tools to facilitate more efficient software asset processes.
5-8 years of Software IT Asset Management experience.
Proven ability to review and understand software licensing documents.
Prior experience preferred in managing Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, Adobe, and other key vendor software contracts and products.
Strong knowledge and experience with software discovery inventory tools and collection methods.
Knowledge of software models, metrics, and asset management best practices.
Strong organizational skills and ability to meet key deadlines.
Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills.
Ability to easily explain complex licensing terms and conditions to business partners.
Proven experience in developing and documenting asset management processes.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships.
Effective in influencing asset management practices and adapting to evolving software procurement processes.
Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision.
The Software IT Asset Manager applies their understanding of software license models and IT asset management best practices in the management and compliance of software licenses entitlement positions for the organization
TORONTO, Ontario, Canada
Technology and Operations
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