Ref: 17974

Employer: Leeds City Council

Resources & Housing

Team Digital & Information Services

Contract Type: Permanent Appointment

Hours per Week: 37

Closing date: 20 August 2018 11:30 PM

Salary details: PO4 – £37,107 to £39,961

Digital & Information Service is looking to recruit a Software Licensing, Asset and Change Manager. The role will include the management of the software licenses for Leeds City Council, the asset and configuration management of all ICT related assets and will have responsibility for the Change Management function within DIS.

The successful applicant will be expected to:

Manage Contracts and Suppliers related to Software Licensing
Liaise with teams across DIS to make efficiencies in contracts and licenses.
Manage and Support SNOW, the councils Software Asset Management Tool
Manage a small team including the DIS Change Manager
Identify and make improvements in current processes both Software Licensing and Change Management when required
They will also require the following skills/experience

Understanding of Software Licensing
Experience of investigating and resolving issues with systems, working with suppliers/support companies when required
Management of an Asset Management tool or similar product
Ability and experience of working with suppliers
Proven experience of making cost savings in their own area of expertise
Management of staff
Understanding and experience of raising changes and the ITIL Change Management Process
Ability to be open to new ideas and make improvements where required

We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds.

Job Information

Tagged as: leadership, software licensing, itil change management, cost savings, snow

About Leeds City Council

Leeds City Council’s vision is to be the best UK council by 2017 and the technology is at the heart of delivering new services and efficiencies.  The Technology Team has already invested £13m over the last 5 years and has a three-year rolling investment strategy to change the way the council’s services are delivered.

The Technology Team currently employs over 250 staff. We look after 400+ business service applications operating from our own multisite data centres, and manage the telecommunications and desktops for 33,000 council staff.  We are also an essential part of developing new council services.