Software Asset Management Analyst

Job Description

We are looking for a versatile individual with a passion for licence compliance and software asset management to join the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) as our new Software Asset Management Analyst.

We consist of 3 business units: AMRC, Nuclear AMRC and AMRC Training Centre. These fast paced, complex areas have differing IT requirements. Therefore, establishing a deep understanding of what each area does, what software and services they use / need is a crucial element of this new role.

Reporting to the IT Asset Manager within Service Operations and Governance in University IT Services you will become the primary point of contact for all things software at the AMRC. Reporting centrally into an established University community of practice will enable you to facilitate collaboration and alignment of IT asset management processes with the University.

As a highly visible member of our team, you will:
● Work with key research, academic and professional services stakeholders across the 3 units. Additionally, you will be embedded within central University IT and look to establish good relationships with key software vendors and suppliers.
● Support accurate record keeping and propagate the use of industry leading software to analyse and handle software assets including a diverse range of academic, research, proprietary, industry and commercial software that is used to enable our world class manufacturing research and teaching.
● Demonstrate strong team-working, communication and stakeholder engagement skills, combined with excellent digital literacy.
● Be proactive and have an eye for detail seeking ways to continually improve our processes, increase compliance and reduce risk.
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to further their IT Asset Management career, bringing your in-depth knowledge and experience to help shape the future of software asset management at the AMRC and the wider University.

What We Offer:
● 41 days annual leave (including closure days and Bank Holidays), with the possibility to purchase up to ten additional days.
● Up to 5 days of paid time off to cover emergency caring responsibilities.
● A commitment to work life balance including, flexible working opportunities and hybrid working where possible.
● A highly competitive pension scheme.
● A commitment to your development, with programmes, learning modules and mentoring schemes.
● An inclusive and diverse workplace.
● A commitment to your wellbeing, with confidential emotional support, support for those going through the menopause, experiencing fertility treatment and having a baby, paid leave for IVF treatment and more.
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We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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