IT Asset Management Lead in Chicago, IL at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 9/22/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/22/2020
  • Job ID:
    315550

Job Description

IT Asset Management Lead Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking an IT Asset Management Lead for an opporunity with a client in Chicago, IL. This role reports to the head of IT Asset & License Management within the Infrastructure Service Delivery group. The IT Asset Management role is responsible for managing the license positions hardware and software that support the business strategic goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Engage and align stakeholders to optimize software demand
  • Understanding existing entitlements and cost for portfolio of products (e.g. Microsoft, Oracle, etc.)
  • Determining growth or decline projections based on engagement with software product owners/stakeholders
  • Define alignment among demand management team, procurement, finance, and technology
  • Financial alignment and ability to determine growth projections
  • Provide visibility/reporting to stakeholders to optimize demand
  • Track and report on current and future volumes/obligations for designated portfolio of software products
  • Establish regular cadence (monthly/quarterly) to provide financial summary: current baseline and forecast for software obligations
  • Develop/improve the processes for software lifecycle and demand management based on prior experience
  • Participate in the creation and continuous improvement of systematic controls for software demand management
  • Planning work in conjunction with IT and business priorities
  • Chairing and participating in regular software demand management and financial meetings
  • Liaising with partners and peers throughout the organization
  • Financial alignment engagement throughout software demand lifecycle to enhance forecasting and planning accuracy

Requirements:

  • Software demand and lifecycle management for commercial software products
  • Financial acumen to determine and represent adequate forecasting and accruals for software entitlements
  • Continual process improvement perspective for software demand management
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and presentational. Will work with end users in a time sensitive environment.
  • Experience in Procurement and/or Finance organizations partnering with Technology and business software product owners/stakeholders is a plus
  • Ability to have an eye for underutilized/unrequired software in order to effectively manage costs
  • Self-starter, and be able to think ahead of entitlements related nuances


About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.