IT Asset Management Specialist

 

Salary: £31,212 to £40,152 + Pension + 25 days holiday

 

Water is the lifeblood of Yorkshire. 5 million customers use it every day, to make a round of brews, clean a mucky pup or get the washing on. 140,000 businesses rely on it to make steel, style hair or brew pints. And behind every river, reservoir and coastline looked after, every brew made, and every business supplied is Yorkshire Water.

 

At Yorkshire Water we believe technology holds the key to making the most of this precious resource, and taking care of it, now and in the future. We have a five-year plan that will see us investing heavily in our Technology. Enabling us as a department to focus on our capabilities, increase our delivery and responsiveness for our customers and develop skilled technical and data experts.

 

The Security, Service and Operations team delivers change quickly, operates our IT services securely and embraces new technology to drive service excellence for our 5 million customers and 3,500 colleagues.

 

We are now looking for an IT Asset Management Specialist to join us on this journey. This means no two days will ever be the same but as an IT Asset Management Specialist you will need to really own it and can expect your role to involve:

 

  • Working across the IT Asset Management Lifecycle, driving the ITAM programme forward and setting strategy for years to come.
    • This includes (but is not limited to) client devices (laptops, desktops, smartphones), printers, servers and storage.
    • Also corporate software, licenses and compliance.
  • You'll be responsible for the creation and review of ITAM policies and governance, asset tracking & the detailed upkeep and inventory of IT Assets, reclaim and reuse and IT asset spend.
  • The IT Asset Specialist can provide detailed information on their environment to aid current and future decision making.

 

It goes without saying that we are looking for individuals who are great communicators and comfortable conversing and influencing senior leadership stakeholders. IT Asset Management Specialist who fosters a culture of excellence by defining and refining methods, standards, governance and assurance and is a technical expert and champion of data, technology and analytics throughout everything they do.

           

What skills are we looking for:

Essential:

  • Experience in the IT Asset Management function and/or its underlying principles/lifecycle
  • Good working knowledge of an industry leading CMDB toolset and how it interacts with the ITSM function.
  • Quantifiable examples of cost savings, compliance achievements and
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Good knowledge of the asset management lifecycle
  • Ability to explore & understand enterprise solutions
  • Ability to prioritise and execute tasks in a dynamic, changing environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations
  • Ability to present ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
  • Ability to influence individuals and ensure completion of activities
  • Strong financial knowledge building business cases on ROI
  • Ability to collect, evaluate and interpret information from multiple sources

 

Desirable:

  • Good understanding and knowledge of IT security services and solution.
  • Recognises business critical issues and comes up with cost effective resolutions

 

How we go about doing our job really matters to us. We all care about what we do, so whatever we’re working on we own it and make sure it gets done. We don’t just do this on our own as we know that we’re better together – whether that’s with our colleagues, customers, communities or stakeholders we use the power of people to make amazing things happen. And we’re not afraid to try new things, challenge ourselves and others – we’re always learning as that’s how we’ll improve.

 

We’re straight talking, respectful and we get things done with care and compassion, we value, understand and embrace difference. We have heart.

 

Although you will have a permanent friendly office to inspire collaborative thinking, and there may be occasions when there is a business need to attend the office we do offer flexible hybrid working arrangements. We appreciate that we all live busy lives and crave now more than ever a good work / life balance, so together we can discuss what this might look like for you as an individual. After all we know we are all good on our own but together there’s no stopping us! 

 

Location: Hybrid working arrangements including our Bradford / Leeds offices

 

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply online by uploading your latest CV and completing the application process. 

 

What's in it for you?

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply on line and complete the application process.

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

The Kelda Group provides water and sewerage services to domestic and business customers across the UK, managing the following subsidiary companies: - 

Yorkshire Water, is the main subsidiary company providing water and sewerage services to 4.7 million people and 130,000 businesses in the Yorkshire region. Its activities are regulated by the Water Services Regulation Authority, Ofwat Loop Customer Management Ltd specialises in delivering customer service support to Yorkshire Water that includes billing, debt recovery and incident management. Employing more than 600 people, Loop have built up an impressive list of industry awards and achievements since being created in 2000 and is currently listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 list as being one of the best companies to work for.

Kelda Water Services (KWS) manages Kelda's non-regulated water and waste water contract operations. It is now the second biggest player in the UK market for outsourced clean and waste water services.

Kelda Water Services Retail offer quality, integrity and partnership but it is never just about the technologies behind our solutions in water. It is about the structure, delivery and even the financing of those solutions, and about giving our customers a level of convenience they never knew was possible.

KeyLand Developments Limited (KeyLand Developments) is responsible for managing, developing and disposing of the group's surplus property assets, either on its own or in partnership with outside organisations.

Kelda Group values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

IT Asset Management Specialist