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Base salary up to £45,783 + generous benefits
Kings Cross, London / Hybrid
IT Asset Management & Contracts Lead

NHG, Notting Hill Genesis, our client, a well-established and customer focussed housing association, is completing a major, digital change programme moving services to the cloud to make a positive impact on the lives of its residents and to achieve greater business efficiency.

Can you as IT Asset & Contracts Lead play a key part in this? As the IT Asset & Contracts Lead can you manage all IT hardware and software assets and the end-to-end IT contracts process ensuring IT business and corporate objectives of financial efficiencies and value for money are achieved?

As IT Asset Management & Contracts Lead, you’ll focus on the IT Group, working with the Central Procurement Team and business partners, implementing aspects of strategic sourcing plans, executing tenders, also researching and identifying routes to market for new requirements.

Key tasks include:

  • Managing all IT hardware & software assets, ensuring the lifecycle is trackable at all times.

  • Ensuring all asset management processes are compliant and fit for purpose

  • Ensuring that service delivery teams fully understand asset management processes

  • Acting as the first point of contact for all IT procurement and contract renewal projects

  • Providing support in implementing and ongoing management of procurement agreements, spend analysis, contracts registered & FaTS (OJEU) processes

  • Managing contract budgets, maintaining the supplier contracts database and registers, challenging contractors’ performance, re-negotiating existing contracts and achieving value from each contract

  • Supporting IT’s approach to asset management and contract compliance, working with the IS Managers and the team to influence the overall approach to delivering savings

All aspects of the role will require you to deliver a high quality, customer focussed, responsive service, ensuring delivery is in line with NHG’s cultural and corporate strategies. NHG are using the latest Microsoft Cloud and ITSM technology, ServiceNow, with the MS Office suite.

You will need a good education, possibly a professional qualification in contract or asset management along with:

  • solid day to day Contract Management and Asset Management experience with a good understanding of IT and the public sector

  • negotiating and managing IT contracts, implementing sourcing strategies and achieving savings and operational efficiencies, also presenting to Senior Management and decision makers

  • experience of supplier relationship management, a sound knowledge of procurement approaches, relevant legislation and an understanding of FaTS (formerly OJEU) and UK laws.

Softer skills will include an organised, collaborative and robust approach with a strong commitment to promoting best practice, compliance and delivery of the contract and asset services. Clear and concise written and communication skills are important, with the ability to challenge existing procedures, provide and support innovation. You’ll have good commercial acumen and strong analytical skills. You’ll lead by example, facilitate, acknowledge equality and diversity, be open to change, gain trust, influence outcomes and transfer knowledge.

This role offers a base salary up to £45,783pa plus benefits which include generous annual leave, Health Cash Plan, Season Ticket loan, Life Assurance, a generous contributory pension offer and other benefits.

The office base is Kings Cross, London. Working remotely, you’ll need to attend the office at least 2, if not 3 days a week.

Notting Hill Genesis, NHG was created in 2018 from two well-established housing associations and is now one of the largest in London and the South East, owning and managing c66,000 homes and employing around 2,000 people. It provides homes across a range of tenures for lower income householders, offering quality services and creating thriving communities. Customer Service, delivering to customers’ needs, carries a high priority, across IT, corporate functions and stakeholders and out into the business.

To find out more about this interesting opportunity, please send your CV and reasons for applying to Rushworths.

Ref: RA696
Contact: Francesca Hall-Drinkwater
Telephone: 01753 663619

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