Asset Manager

ARM are recruiting for a permanent opportunity with a Defence company based in Westbury.

As an Asset Manager you will be reasonable for.
* Supporting the creation, maintenance and status of AM budgets
* Creating and maintaining AM plans in accordance with processes and procedures as well as in co-ordination with programme staff
* Ensuring AM and asset requirements are captured clearly, accurately and concisely within contracts
* Organising planning and tracking hardware/software assets on a day to day basis to meet contract requirements
* Interface with the change control process to raise, submit and progress Change Proposals (CPs) and Requests (CRs) for contracted asset requirements, and provide AM impact assessment for raised CR
* Maintain asset tracking databases, processes and tools for hardware and software assets, to ensure fully accountable and auditable records are kept
* Manage customer assets in accordance with contract requirements, processes and procedures
* Enable the identification and management of hardware assets by applying labels / unique marking of assets for monitoring and tracking purposes
* Work with other functions of the business as necessary to ensure the required configuration and quality of assets (including documentation) is delivered at the right time and location to satisfy contract and business requirements
* Arrange/support loan requests as required in accordance with loan processes
* Manage equipment upgrades, repairs and maintenance, such as calibration etc
* Proactively process redundant assets for disposition in accordance with process as required
* Work with programme management and other departments to maximise asset usage and cost savings
* Provide AM status of assets to management, customers and suppliers as appropriate
* Manage and support internal and external audits as required
* Provide general support during colleague absence
* Support the maintenance and ongoing development of AM tools to ensure efficiency and effectiveness to meet ongoing business needs
* Represent the department at programme meetings as required
* Occasional travel required

As an Asset Manager, you should have the following skills and qualifications.
* Microsoft Office applications (Word and Excel) as well as general IT skills are essential
* Understanding and experience of using databases
* Good communication skills, written and verbal
* Well organised
* Must be a team player ready to integrate into high pressure commercial environment
* Planned & proactive approach to completing tasks to meet schedule requirements
* Problem solving skills to negotiate unexpected events and problems

* Asset management experience in an IT environment that covers both IT hardware and software (e.g. licences)
* Administrative and record taking skills
* Experience using an Asset Management System (AMS)
* Supply chain management
* Production Line of Balance (LoB) planning

Wiltshire, England, UK