Zurich NA Asset Management Specialist (IT) II in Overland Park, Kansas

Asset Management Specialist (IT) II


Zurich is currently hiring for an Asset Management Specialist (IT) within Corporate Services division of Business Change and IT to work out of our Schaumburg, IL or Overland Park, KS office.

This person will manage an inventory of technology-related assets and manage and administer contractual agreements to ensure compliance with contractual obligations, providing an in-depth insight into trends to contribute to continuous improvement of asset management.

Other responsibilities may include taking the lead role and/or assisting in compliance process improvement design, delivering high quality, technical solutions; investigating, recommending and implementing leading edge technical solutions when they meet customer needs; creating status and management reports, such as exceptions or on-demand materials; providing guidance and support for team members; coaching and providing technical advice and counsel within and outside operating unit; preparing draft manuals based on the accepted changes to IT policies and procedures to ensure they are up-to-date and reflect the new policies, and that internal partners and external suppliers are in line with SLAs (service level agreements), risk and compliance; acting as technical expert in a specific process or product area; conducting process reviews and initiating change in order to contribute to continuous improvement of services to internal customers.

Client Internally Focused - The job’s core deliverables rely on delivering service to internal clients, usually at the line manager or employee level. May involve sharing subject matter expertise to others in the organization or supporting others in their efforts to deliver on our promise.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or Management

  • 6 or more years of experience in IT Asset ManagementAND

  • Experience in contract analysis and negotiation

  • Experience with conflict resolution and project management

  • Experience managing inventory of technology assets: hardware, software, application systems, databases, licenses and products

  • Certified Asset Management Professional (CAMP), Certified Software Asset Manager (CSAM) from International Association of IT AM

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Insurance industry experience

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office

  • Strong knowledge of procurement governance, process and policies

  • In-depth advisory and consultative skills

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

  • Ability to manage an inventory of technology-related assets (including hardware, software, application systems, databases, licenses and products)

  • Knowledge to utilize data analysis tools to sort through and analyze enterprise data in order to identify factors influencing business performance and to gain greater insight into trends within a business, industry and customer base

  • The ability to apply advanced software licensing concepts to ensure license compliance

  • Advanced research, development and reporting skills

  • Experience with software management tool Flexera

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.

Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE Disability / Veterans

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Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Other Locations: United States-Kansas-Overland Park

Schedule Full-time

Travel No

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 01/30/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 18000013