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IT Software Asset Manager

Job Reference: 895-GMSS-1047-A

Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group
IT - Software Asset Manager
The Keppel Building, Failsworth, Oldham
£37,570 - £43,772 pa

Please note that any vacancy with the reference number commecing with 895-GMSS is being advertised on behalf of NHS GMSS and not Oldham CCG

***** Please note, this advertisement is for employment with Greater Manchester Shared Services, not Oldham CCG****

The Software Asset Manager is a new post within the Greater Manchester Shared Service (GMSS) IT service responsible for ensuring that the software estate is proactively managed and is compliant across all license types and patch management.

The post holder will manage and centralise the procurement of software purchasing and asset management. They will advise on the purchase and use of software, in each case, in order to minimise expenditure on software and risk of non-compliance with licenses, and to maximise return on investment in software. Duties include ensuring that software patch levels are compliant with security needs and licensing compliancy meets organisational and customer needs.

The GMSS has recently procured a new Software Asset Management Tool and therefore an early deliverable for this role is leading on the implementation of this product.

The successful candidate will hold a degree level in a relevant subject or have an equivalent level qualification or significant experience of working at a similar level in specialist area. Strong knowledge of the software marketplace and software licensing models, major software vendors, licences and means of tracking and assessing compliance are essential.

Previous applicants need not apply

For further details / informal visits contact:

Ann Halpin, Head of IT Technical Support

Telephone: 0161 357 1524 (internal extention 107063)


Please note this vacancy may close early after a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Please also note that if you are short listed for interview you will be contacted via email and it is important that you check your email regularly. If you do not hear from us by four weeks after the closing date then you may assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

As a fair collection notice for all NHS employees previous service details will be requested electronically from their previous employer.

The successful candidate will be subject to the completion of satisfactory probationary period.

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