Job Description :
COMPANY OVERVIEW: Creating value by bringing together the right people to achieve results is our motto. Our clients and employees say they choose to work with us because of how we work with them - with service that exceeds their expectations and a personal commitment to their success.

Our client is an American multinational manufacturer and marketer of home appliances.


*This is a Contract position (12-18 months), with possible extension/direct*

*Service now is a plus, but a must have. All candidates MUST have some experience in some assest management tool. (Such as HPS @ Manage)

*Travel is potential (please be passport ready) and up 20%. But not likely.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Hardware Asset Manager will be responsible for maintaining comprehensive and accurate hardware-related information in the IT Asset Management (ITAM) central repository and utilizing the data to achieve specific financial optimization and risk mitigation business outcomes required from the ITAM program.

The Hardware Asset Manager will support the implementation of a global asset management solution, collaborate/liaise with staff in other areas to effect the adoption of hardware asset lifecycle processes, and ensure proper training is conducted. The Hardware Asset Manager will work on multiple, complex projects and contribute as the ITAM subject matter expert, maintain competence in ITAM industry practices and technologies, and make recommendations and changes accordingly.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: (Detailed Description)
The Hardware Asset Manager will:
Work with best in class partners to implement a comprehensive ITAM program across Client globally.
Maintain integrity of all hardware-related data in the ServiceNow central asset repository.
Perform reconciliation between asset records in the ServiceNow central repository with other relevant data sources; investigate and resolve exceptions and data accuracy issues and anomalies.
Establish processes governing the hardware lifecycle and collaborate with staff in other areas to effect the adoption of asset lifecycle processes.
Support GIS departments in various financial activities including, but not limited to, reconciling invoices, refresh planning, and the annual budget process.
Support Sourcing in the development of hardware purchasing standards, strategies, procedures, and volume purchasing initiatives including negotiation of price, terms, conditions, and warranties with key suppliers and manufacturers.
Coordinate with hardware asset suppliers and ensure acquisition processes (including those of external service providers) are conducted in line with applicable standards and company policies.
Develops strategies and external relationships for handling asset end-of-life (disposal) and lease return processes which comply with all legal and regulatory guidelines and which maximize ROI for Client.
Coordinate with hardware disposal vendors and ensure disposal processes (including those of external service providers) are conducted in line with applicable standards and company guidelines.
Plan for eventual retirement of assets at the time of initial acquisition and align warranties, lease return schedules, and maintenance contracts accordingly.
Coordinate physical inventory and physical reconciliation projects and perform inventory spot checks to ensure data integrity and process quality.
Handle exceptions to process such as drop-shipped assets, rogue asset resolution, assets ordered but not received and other situations.
Coordinate with Human Resources during off-boarding of employees and contractors in possession of Client hardware assets.
Train and mentor other Hardware Asset Managers on all hardware ITAM topics.
Create and distribute new management reports as needed by the organization.
Maintain ITAM solution documentation.
Monitor system interfaces and scheduled imports, reports, and exports; resolve errors and exceptions.
Contribute as the ITAM subject matter expert to utilize/exploit the data to advance the goals of Client GIS. Analyze asset data and make recommendations on how to use the assets to optimize financial investment, reduce business risk, and increase operational effectiveness.
Maintain competence in ITAM industry practices and technologies, compare against the organization, and make recommendations and changes accordingly as part of a cycle of continuous improvement.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or other related field or equivalent work experience.
Typically has 3 to 5 years of business experience related to Hardware asset management, procurement and/or service contract management.
ITAM-related certification, e.g., CAMP, CHAMP, CSAM, a definite plus.
Possesses solid working knowledge of the asset types under governance and their lifecycles.
Strong familiarity and technical competence with ITAM applications; ServiceNow a definite plus.
Experience in liaising with middle and senior management and ability to tactfully work with suppliers and contractors who provide a broad spectrum of products and services.
General knowledge of accounting, finance, logistics, budgeting, inventory, and cost-management
Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources.
The ability to uphold the goals and culture of the organization.
The ability to understand the values of team members and to motivate them appropriately.
An understanding of strategic business objectives and the ability to drive results toward those objectives.
Excellent written and verbal communication at all levels.


I''d love to talk to you if you think this position is right up your alley

If you''re looking for rewarding employment and a company that puts its employees first, we''d like to work with you. We''re driven, people driven. We also offer flexible Insurance options.

Gurjant (Gary) Singh
Sr. IT Recruiter
Email: gsingh[at]ameritconsulting[dot]com

NOTE: Candidates that are offered a position are required to pass pre-employment drug and background screening

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