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Software Asset Manager

Location:?

Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

The Software Asset Manager is responsible for developing, promoting, and maintaining a successful enterprise software asset management practice that delivers continuous value via risk avoidance, innovation, and consultative services. Established through collaborative relationships, the Software Asset Manager partners with internal customers including JRS, Simplot Australia and joint ventures to provide comprehensive Software Asset Management (SAM) including licensing, entitlement, inventory, compliance, and vendor audits. Additionally, the Software Asset Manager is responsible for compiling financial, contractual, and inventory analysis data to support enterprise life cycle management for IT assets.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with internal customers including JRS, Simplot Australia and joint ventures regarding IT, business, and systems assets compliance.
  • Develops, promotes and maintains a successful enterprise software asset management practice that delivers continuous value via licensing education, risk avoidance, innovation and consultative services.
  • Gathers detailed hardware and software entitlement and usage inventory information to ensure compliance, eliminate risks and support decisions about hardware and software purchases.
  • Responsible for financial, contractual and inventory functions to support life cycle management and strategic decision making for the IT environment. Assets include all elements of software and hardware that are found in the Simplot business environment.
  • Ensures the organization manages its existing assets effectively via optimization, license harvesting/redistribution and avoiding unnecessary purchases.

Typical Education

Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

5+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

Ten plus years related experience preferred. Knowledge of and experience with various asset management models for Information Technology in an Agribusiness, food or manufacturing industry.? Knowledge of and experience with ITIL and ITAM best practices. Experience interpreting software licensing terms and conditions.

Job Requisition ID:?9053

Travel Required:?Less than 10%

Location(s):?Simplot Headquarters - Boise?

Country:?United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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