20th March 2020

Software Asset Manager

Reference: DF - 17624

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 20/03/2020

Senior Software Asset Manager – Belfast


  • Abacus Careers have been retained by a leading global firm to recruit a Senior Software Manager for their booming state of the art office in Belfast. Our client has a reputation of supporting their staff to thrive, think differently and challenge the norm. You will get the opportunity to work alongside highly passionate colleagues that are focused on delivering outstanding results and user experience.


The successful candidate will manage key software suppliers, collaborating with software product owners and Procurement, contributing as the SAM SaaS expert based on industry best practices. You will develop the SAM SaaS strategy and will work across multiple IT and Internal groups to ensure that the approach is effectively managed and maintained from a governance and on-going operations perspective.

You will be the lead for maintaining software-related information in the Software as a Service “SaaS” tool/repository related to key software vendors, determining license entitlements owned and maintaining compliance with these key software license agreements.


  • Understand software Product Use Rights and contractual entitlement requirements for software products and publishers (with a speciality in one or more publishers).
  • Ensure entitlements and deployments are accurately reflected in the SaaS tool/repository (validate that “bundling” is appropriately reflected, ensure that deployment details that affect software consumption for products with complex licensing metrics are appropriately considered/reflected.
  • Evaluate and monitors SaaS application inventory across the organisation for optimal cost-effectiveness, including the elimination of application or cost-centre redundancy.
  • Own KPI measurements for SaaS application adoption and usage and delivers reporting to stakeholders across the organisation.

Salary & Benefits:

  • You will receive a market leading basic salary coupled with a benefits package that is unrivalled on the local market.

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.

The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are professionally qualified we can support your job search.

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