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Asset Management Analyst/Administrator

Business Role Type
Business Support Role
Business Support Departments
IT
Location
Cardiff
External Closing Date
24/01/2019

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Job Purpose

Admiral have a number of partners that we work with, who combine to create our Software Asset Management (SAM) Ecosystem. These include a SAM managed service provider, technology vendors that provide SAM tooling and a small Admiral SAM team. The successful candidate will work with the IT Asset Manager as part of our dedicated Asset Management team and would contribute to the smooth running of our Asset Management function by providing both administrative and analytical support as a priority. Some additional responsibility with Hardware Asset Management (HAM) will also be a requirement.

Main Responsibilities

  • Administration of the Service and Incident request pool where tickets relate to software purchases
  • Support the Service Desk with queries relating to software requests
  • Administrate the SAM and Inventory/Request tools (SNOW and LANDesk)
  • Provide administrative support to the SAM function such as mailbox management and ad-hoc queries
  • Provide data and reporting internally to various business functions
  • Undertake assignments relating to gathering and analysing Admirals contract, entitlement, renewals and discovery data
  • Work closely with Group Procurement to support the renewal of Software Agreements/contracts
  • Assist the Asset Manager in validating licensing requirements when contracts require renewal
  • Raise purchase orders as and when necessary for software
  • Monitor software usage against entitlement, highlighting over or under usage
  • Identify areas for license re-harvesting and monitor progress
  • Report on KPIs relating to Software Asset Management
  • Administer Licensing portals for software providers
  • Update the Approved Software Catalogue as required

Essential

  • Analytical skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Organised communication skills

Desirable

  • ITIL Foundation
  • Familiarity with IT Asset Management discipline both software and hardware
  • Knowledge of basic licensing terms and conditions including maintenance and support contracts
  • Experience of using Snow or a similar Software Asset Management tool
  • Experience of working with an inventory and software installation tool such as LANDesk
  • Experience of working within a busy IT Department
  • Experience of software licensing portals
  • Experience of dealing with Large Account Resellers (LAR)

About Admiral

We're Wales’ only FTSE 100 company with forward-thinking approaches and endless opportunities to test, learn and grow. There's a reason we've been named a best place to work: Our progressive culture, core values, and commitment to diversity and inclusion has created a working environment where people share ideas, aren’t afraid to speak up and change things, and above all, are felt valued.

Based on innovation and organic growth Admiral has grown from being a small start-up into one of the largest car insurance providers in the UK. The company is constantly investigating new products, services and markets and is now in seven countries with a diverse product portfolio.

Admiral’s success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong people focussed culture. We believe that happy people make happy customers and happy customers help increase profits. Our philosophy is a simple yet effective one: people who enjoy what they do, do it better.

We truly care about our customers, they are at the heart of every decision we make. We’re very proud of the innovative products we offer and level of service we provide. Everything we do acknowledges the needs of our customers and by recruiting the right people, we can continue to provide great service and ensure an excellent experience for our customers.

Admiral people work hard to keep us at the top of our industry, and are rewarded for it—with competitive pay, great benefits, a share package based on company performance, work-life balance opportunities, nearby fitness and health centres, and other special perks.

The Recruitment Officer looking after this role is Laura Pengilly. If you’d like to know any more about the position, please feel free to drop her an email laura.pengilly@admiralgroup.co.uk or give her a call on the Recruitment line - 0800 118 1619. 

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