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Software Asset Manager

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Date Added 7 Aug 2017
Expiry Date 4 Sep 2017
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Standard Bank


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Role details:
Division Summary
Standard Bank is a firm believer in technical innovation, to help us guarantee exceptional client service and leading edge financial solutions. Our digital footprint reflects our commitment to the latest solutions, the best people, and a uniquely flexible and vibrant working culture. To help us drive our success into the future, we are looking for an experienced Software Asset Manager to join our dedicated GIT Chief Operations Office team at our JHB offices. Standard Bank is a leading African banking group focused on emerging markets globally. It has been a mainstay of South Africa's financial system for 150 years, and now spans 16 countries across the African continent

Job Purpose
Implement and communicate the software asset management policy, processes and procedures as well as ensuring compliance thereof. Maximise the Banks investment in its software assets, by identifying and minimising software compliance risks, and establishing optimized usage through advisory. Ensure that all software obligations from a contractual and financial perspective are met
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Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities
Prepare audit plans for each vendor under your responsibility
Prepare an effective license position per product per vendor in accordance with your audit plan
Prepare remediation plans and facilitate the remediation process with the LoB's to minimise any non-compliance.
Ensure that all software non-compliance risks and exposures have been discussed with the relevant stakeholder.
Prepare optimization plans based on the audit outcome.
Measured by:
Percentage of audits completed against plan
Percentage of software compliance conducted across all software vendors
Costs avoided or saved through licenses remediation and optimization exercises

Preferred Qualification and Experience
- B.Comm / BSC Information Technology.

Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise
- Experience in banking/financial services environment.
- Working knowledge of the practices of Personal and Corporate banking
- Understand Global Asset Management strategies.
- Experience in working on software license audits

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