Technology Asset Management Team Lead

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London or Leeds with flexibility to be home based 80% or Krakow



Job description

We’re broadening our horizons – are you?


It’s an exciting time to be involved with Technology at William Hill. We’re a global betting and gaming company, growing into new markets all the time. We wouldn’t be able to do this without a talented technology team – and that’s where you come in. There’s a lot going on #behindthebet. 


About us


We make a huge investment in everyone, offering great career development opportunities. Our people are at the heart of everything we do and we offer a fast-paced environment where we have fun, celebrate success and give you all the tools you’ll need to be your best self. It’s not just our colleagues we look after – we’ve got a responsibility to our customers too and we work hard on our ambition that nobody is harmed by gambling.


Your role in the team


Working as part of the William Hill Technology Asset Manager (TAM) team from our London, Leeds or Krakow office you will assist in the ownership and management of the processes and activities that support the provision of asset management across William Hill plc, ensuring the William Hill software estate asset management activities are operated efficiently and effectively.


Here you’ll be responsible for managing the IT Software asset portfolio with respect to risk, cost control, governance, compliance, and performance objectives. You’ll develop and maintain company policies and processes related to Software & Licensing whilst optimising usage and cost of IT Software & License deployments.


Managing 2 TAM analysts, you’ll set objectives and personal development plans, acting as an IT Software asset management subject matter expert for the team. You’ll also manage the acquisition, deployment, utilization, tracking, security, and final disposition of IT assets as well as assisting with the development and reporting of OKRs in relation to the company and corporate department strategy within William Hill.


You’ll carry out internal software audits and ensure at all times that licensing by software item is correct and up to date and will identify opportunities to drive value and improve the performance of the existing and future software base.


Here you’ll have to opportunity to enhance the mature formal software asset management framework for all relevant software including driving compliance across the software estate whilst ensuring optimal pricing and deployment models are secured by working closely with suppliers and software vendors.


Skills Needed


You’ll have a strong hands-on IT Software asset management experience with a background in project management and IT procurement. Experience with asset management tools (e.g. SNOW, SCCM etc) is essential and you’ll ideally have professional SAM certifications alongside your ITIL V3 foundation (e.g. IAITAM, CSAM or equivalent, Microsoft MCP).


Comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, you’ll be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work independently. Solid project management skills and experience are needed and a certification in project management (e.g., PMP) would be advantageous. You’ll have excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent customer service skills, and be able to handle pressure.


You’ll have solid experience in contract negotiation and management with a clear understanding of project lifecycle management and change control procedures.


What We Offer


We take the safety and wellbeing of our employees seriously, especially at this challenging time. We have put in place robust Covid19 measures and are supporting our new employees with a smooth remote onboarding and training programme to make you feel welcome and part of our team.


We have welcomed our teams back to the office and have a balanced approach to office and home working.  Our employees have the opportunity to work from home up to 80% of the time with 20% of office time built in to ensure we get some face to face collaborative team time -  and the chance for a coffee and a catch up!


We’ll welcome you on-board with 25 days holiday (not to mention 8 bank holidays and an extra day for your birthday), a rewarding bonus scheme, healthcare, an attractive pension package and benefits scheme. Plus, our season ticket loan and handy Metro Card loan will save you money getting to work and getting around town. And if you see the journey to work as part of your fitness regime, you’ll just love our Cycle to Work scheme.