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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., one of the world's largest insurance brokerage and risk management services firms, provides a full range of retail and wholesale property/casualty (P/C) brokerage and alternative risk transfer services globally, as well as employee benefit brokerage, consulting and actuarial services. Gallagher also offers claims and information management, risk control consulting and appraisal services to clients around the world. If you're looking for a professional career with an industry leader then you have come to the right place.  Wherever your interests lie, we're sure you will agree on one thing: our continued prosperity hinges on our greatest resource --- our people.

 

Position Summary:


The Software Asset Manager works under the direction of the Global Software Licensing Manager and has responsibility for maintaining robust, effective streamlined processes for IT procurement, licensing and hardware assets. The position entails extensive ongoing involvement in managing software acquisition, compliance, maintenance renewals, life cycle planning and costing.


The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with Flexera FlexNet Manager Suite and a working knowledge of procurement processes.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Participate in work sessions and apply professional experience and analytical skills to define recommendations and improve overall processes for compliance within the Flexera FlexNet Manager.
  • Implement business and technical requirements, technical installation, configuration and customization of Flexera rules for software. 
  • Manage the day to day admin console add/remove for various manufacturers, i.e. Adobe, Microsoft, etc. via IDM/Remedy requests.
  • Generate utilization and software metering reporting from Flexera.
  • Provide Flexera & software seller/reseller supplier portal reports for IT, Procurement & business units.
  • Manage monthly reseller Spend Reports & add licenses into Flexera appropriately.
  • Reconcile under-licensed or over-licensed software with the business units.
  • Identify savings opportunities for renewals, software licensing, and services. Follow through with vendors to secure identified savings.
  • Manage contracts and relationships to maximize value creation and costs for software licensing, maintenance, and service offerings.
  • Collect information for budgeting, software compliance & inventory, contract summaries, and cost comparisons.
  • Enter and maintain information to address budgeting, software compliance & inventory, contracts, and cost in Flexera FlexNet Manager.
  • Assist in the development of reporting to address management requirements.
  • Communicate through email, individual interview, group meetings, and presentations to end users, management, developers, and vendors.
  • Respond to requests from end users, managers, developers, and team members for specific IT Software Asset Management data information.
  • Facilitate  the business’ needs for ongoing technical support and upgrade protection on selected products
  • Ensure that maintenance, support and upgrade protection renewals are managed/handled/ordered in advance of their expiration.
  • Provide comprehensive documentation on solutions and processes. 

 

 

 

Required:

  • High school diploma and 3 years related experience required.

Desired:

  • Associate's degree preferred.
  • Previous experience of using/managing Flexera FlexNet Manager Suite or similar application a plus
  • In-depth knowledge of software licensing across multiple platforms and manufacturers a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and highly skilled in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience of using ITSM software (e.g.: Remedy, ServiceNow or Ivanti) a plus
  • Understanding of Procurement processes a plus.
Work Traits:
  • Ability to work self-directed in fast paced, multitask and matrixed environment.  Self-motivated, proactive, independent and responsive.
  • Exceptionally strong written/verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to influence a wide variety of audiences.
  • Ability to collaboratively and positively influence customers, vendors and internal team members
  • Highly organized, results-oriented and attentive to details.
  • Excellent people skills and strong customer service focus
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Ability to take direction and work as part of a team   

US Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered 
  • Must be 18 years of age or older 
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation 
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.  For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization 
  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement, or the Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement, which requires, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability, national origin, or any other legally protected status.  Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination.  In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.


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