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        IT Asset & Commercial Manager

        Job number BT-ITAC-LG

        Salary

        £61,617 - £69,579

        Sector

        Local Government

        Function

        IT & Digital

        Location

        London

        Job Type

        Permanent

        Allen Lane is delighted to be supporting the London Borough of Hounslow in their search for an IT Asset & Commercial Manager on a permanent basis.

        The IT Asset & Commercial Manager will be at the forefront of their transformation, ensuring they have high-performing, cost-effective digital and IT Services whilst maximising investments in technology.

        Please note this is a hybrid role with a minimum of 1 day per week required in the office.

        As an IT Asset & Commercial Manager you will:

        • Lead, manage and develop the IT commercial team to support the council in getting the best value for money from IT assets and suppliers
        • Ensure that the work of the IT commercial team supports the implementation of the digital strategy.
        • Take responsibility for the delivery of an IT asset management service and legally compliant and auditable asset register, handling the lifecycle of hardware and software IT assets from initial planning, deployment, ongoing maintenance and retirement.
        • Develop a thorough understanding of likely future demand across all IT assets and use this to plan and enact a sourcing strategy that will drive innovation and best value
        • Promote the optimum use of IT assets and investigate alternate supply and consumption models that may yield a more cost effective service.
        • Take a leading role in medium-term planning, ensuring adequate funding for Digital and IT to support the council’s transformation agenda.
        • Lead the management of all digital and IT spend and budgets, including recording target and actual savings.
        • Lead the commercial and strategic relationship with suppliers and work with the operational managers across the service to ensure that third party suppliers meet the required performance standard.
        • Lead and develop the IT approach to contract management, including negotiation for major contracts, resolving contractual issues and managing variation negotiations, working closely with the corporate procurement team.

        As an IT Asset & Commercial Manager you will have:

        • Previous experience working in a similar role and be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of IT Asset and Contract Management.
        • You can demonstrate strong leadership skills, both in managing, inspiring and supporting your team and in influencing the wider organisation in embracing digital opportunities.
        • Experience in developing costing and charging models for IT and digital services, as well as experience in developing and managing revenue streams for IT services
        • Excellent financial acumen, with extensive experience of managing budgets, supporting and driving savings and evidencing control around expenditure and revenue.
        • You can lead, develop and improve our IT asset management and contract management functions and have experience in integrating these with operational processes than give a great user experience and ensure that supplier performance meets our service needs.

        What you get in return

        A Salary between £61,617 – £69,579 plus a range of excellent benefits and hybrid working.

        London Borough of Hounslow are able to offer this role on a permanent full-time basis, but would welcome applications from people who would be interested in more flexible working arrangements, including part-time or compressed hours.

        How to apply

        In order to submit a formal application please send an updated CV and supporting statement to bentuckfield@allenlane.co.uk

        Application deadline: Midnight on Tuesday 9th April 2024.

        Interviews: WC15th April 2024.

        To discover more roles within IT in Local Government, please view our latest jobs.

        Recruiting for this role:

        Ben Tuckfield

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