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Assistant Managers - Software License Compliance (IBM)

Date: Jul 19, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID145475BR
Job TitleAssistant Managers - Software License Compliance (IBM)
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionRisk Consulting
Service LineIARCS
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Job DescriptionThe Role

Assistant manager primarily working on the IBM software compliance engagement. You will work as a sub-team leader within the client service teams delivering Software License Compliance projects for IBM and potentially other software license compliance or Software Asset Management clients. The role will include:

- Leading a small team of 1-3 junior staff in delivery of individual projects or project workstreams, reporting to a manager
- Planning and execution of test schedules to audit the completeness and accuracy of IT hardware and software inventories
- Interaction with a range of technical and managerial personnel from our clients and their customers
- Researching solutions to technical challenges and contractual ambiguities
- Use of project management tools to control and report on project status
- Preparing reports and other client deliverables
- VBA coding to automate data analysis tasks in Microsoft Excel
- Analysis of high volume sales transaction, software deployment and usage data using Microsoft Excel and Access
- Interviewing technical IT personnel in client organisations to document the architecture of technology solutions built on target software programs
- Using a range of tools (Active Directory, off the shelf discovery tools, ping, antivirus, CMDB) to inventory hardware and software deployed within a target IT environment

Skills, qualifications and experience required:

- Strong communication skills in English language (spoken and written)
- Experience of software license compliance / software asset management, in a big-4 environment, with specialisation in IBM software licensing.
- Detailed knowledge of IBM software licensing concepts including ILMT, sub-capacity, Passport Advantage, PVU, RVU, Authorized User
- Managing projects, including management of teams.
- Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
- Demonstrate a strong general understanding of information technology, including a good understanding of Windows networks and IT infrastructure and concepts such as virtualisation, cloud, deployment and storage.
- Able to explain complex models and concepts to a non-technical audience
- Be highly organised with a logical approach to planning and performing tasks
- Demonstrate excellent attention to detail and focus on delivering high quality work
- Ability to manage a portfolio of tasks concurrently, drive projects to deadlines and work on own initiative to meet objectives

Multiple positions
Opening Date: 20/06/2019
Closing Date: 18/07/2019
Competitive salary plus negotiable bonus and benefits

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