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Description

Job ID: 47760
IT Asset Manger
Our client is seeking an IT Asset Manager to join their team. This role will proactively manage corporate assets and non-technology investments in order to improve productivity, maximize return on investment for technology assets and to reduce costs. Responsible for the day to day administration and management of all IT assets through the asset lifecycle. Includes the creation of, management to and reporting on policies and procedures for IT Asset Management. Responsible for defining lease/buy strategies and models for hardware and software.

IT Asset Manger Responsibilities
Responsible for hardware asset tracking to include the receiving, tagging, scanning/tracking, reconciliation, and disposal.
Responsible for software to include the renewal and retirement, tracking annual spend, and identity of areas for savings.
Coordinates Asset Management activities in accordance with IT policies, procedures and standards across multiple locations.
Supports the process to reduce, minimize and eliminate redundant assets/products
Responsible for quality and continuous improvement within the job scope.
Participates in processes, procedures, standards, tools, strategies and policies to enable and optimize the asset management life cycle (planning, acquisition, delivery, deployment, management, control and disposition).
Follows asset control and inventory management process to track accountability, identification, location, maintenance, and life cycle status.
Communicates the appropriate policies and procedures for asset acquisition, preservation and protection, deployment, technology refresh and disposition.
Participate in the coordination of purchase and lease vendor relationships.
Participate in the Asset Management process and procedures to ensure compliance with all software licensing agreements and software usage.
Participate in the implementation cost effective changes in hardware and software based on analysis of current and future needs.
Participate in activities in conjunction with procurement, other IT groups and legal in reviewing of proposals for acquiring hardware and software.
Participates in activities in conjunction with procurement, other IT groups and legal in reviewing of proposals for acquiring hardware and software.
Works closely with internal and external Auditors, finance, all business areas and other IT groups specifically with regards to managing activities to analyze proposals and vendor contracts with regards to the acquisition of software resources. Makes recommendations as to the selection of vendors and/or software.
Responsible for hardware asset tracking to include the receiving, tagging, scanning/tracking, reconciliation, and disposal. Recommends how and when to dispose of the assets.
Responsible for software to include the renewal and retirement, tracking annual spend, and identity of areas for savings. Makes recommendations and assists in the decision to renew or retire software.
Develops and continually refines software license compliance and reuse process. Negotiates with user to determine when software can be reused versus purchased new.
Determines when assets/products are redundant and should be eliminated or reduced.
Establishes and maintains chargeback and inventory control processes.
Plans, directs and coordinates Asset Management activities in accordance with RITS policies, procedures and standards across multiple locations.
Implements and manages processes, procedures, tools, standards, strategies and policies to enable and optimize the asset management life cycle (planning, acquisition, delivery, deployment, management, control and disposition).
Maintains asset control and inventory management process to track accountability, identification, location, maintenance, and life cycle status.
Develops, implements and communicates policies and procedures for asset acquisition, preservation and protection, deployment, technology refresh and disposition.
Participates in the negotiation of license agreements. Determines the budget target and options available for negotiation.
Selects, designs and implements process and procedures to ensure compliance with all software licensing agreements and software usage.
Implements cost effective changes in hardware and software based on analysis of current and future needs.
Participates in the negotiation of license agreements
Participate in the management of purchase and lease vendor relationships.

IT Asset Manager Minimum Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Math, Finance, Business or related field and eight years broad experience in IT, Finance or Process Improvement and at least five years’ experience in asset management or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated analytic ability to see trends and suggest changes.
Ability to prioritize and handle concurrent tasks. This includes demonstrated organization skills and ability to perform duties with little supervision.
Ability communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with all levels management, team members, coworkers, support groups, and end-users.
Demonstrated understanding of software business issues, including software contracts, software licensing mechanisms, and supplier sales and marketing tactics.
Ability to work closely with internal and external auditors, finance, all business areas and other IT groups.
Demonstrated solid project management skills, effectively managing multiple small to large work efforts in a cross functional environment.



Benefits
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws. 

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