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  • Posted: Nov 10, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • KPMG is the authoritative voice in Africa - unmatched in our ability to provide excellent service to our global, regional and local clients. KPMG in Africa's footprint ensures our forward-thinking, skilled professionals understand the complexities of doing business on this continent. Our deep expertise on Africa’s contrasts and opportunities and long-s...
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    Senior Analyst - Software Asset Management

    Description of the role and purpose of the job:

    The Contract Compliance Services service line sits KPMG Advisory’s Digital Consulting business unit. We provide services to clients who have contractual agreements with third parties (e.g., suppliers, vendors, customers, business partners, etc.) that typically involve an element of ‘self-reporting’ and contain audit clauses. We service clients in South Africa and across Africa. Our services are aimed at helping organisations improve their SAM maturity across the software lifecycle. This includes performing maturity assessments and roadmaps, development of processes and policies and conducting software license reviews to establish compliance against software contracts.
    Our clients are the some of the largest global organisations in software, financial sector, telecoms, media, oil & gas and consumer markets.
    We are looking for individuals with experience in both Software License Reviews and Software Asset Management Reviews. Candidates should have an understanding of financial, procurement and technical IT aspects related to managing software assets. Prior experience in internal audit would be an advantage. Expectations of the role includes:
    Write SAM reports
    Conduct software license reviews and ITAM maturity assessments
    Work independently with minimal supervision
    Perform analysis on complex data sets in line with license terms and conditions
    Business process mapping

    Key responsibilities:

    • Project planning, data management, data evidencing, report preparation
    • Managing and conducting software license reviews
    • Conducting software asset management reviews
    • Monitor progress and ensure that key stakeholders are informed about progress and expected outcomes

    Skills and attributes required for the role:

    • Have strong data analytic skills
    • Report writing
    • Business process mapping
    • Project management
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to interpret contract and procurement terms
    • Ability to research items related to contractual terms and technology specifications
    • Time management
    • Be a team player with good communication and presentation skills
    • Have knowledge of IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT)
    • Have knowledge of IBM software license reviews
    • Have exposure and knowledge with SAM tools like Flexera or Snow.
    • Knowledge on inventory tools like Microsoft System Centre Configuration Manager, IBM BigFix, etc.
    • Ability to work with Microsoft PowerBI
    • Knowledge of the Microsoft PowerApps platform

    Minimum requirements to apply for the role (including qualifications and experience):

    • 3 – 4 years’ work experience in an IT related role
    • IT Degree/ Diploma
    • ITAM/ SAM certification
    • General Software Asset Management (SAM) experience
    • Internal Audit experience would be an advantage

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to KPMG South Africa on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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