IT Software Management Coordinator

University of Exeter
December 11, 2022
Offerd Salary:£30,502
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Exeter (Hybrid)


The starting salary will be from £30,502 up to £36,386 on Grade E, depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

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Admin, Professional, Managerial


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IT Software Management Coordinator

Job description

IT Services

This new full-time post is available from 1st Jan 2023 on a permanent basis. This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on campus and some from home.

The University of Exeter is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities. We combine world-class teaching with world- class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017. The University of Exeter has over 26,000 students and 5000 staff from 180 different countries.

Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. Fifty percent of our organisation is made up of Professional Services support staff that partner closely with the Academic colleges to ensure we achieve our strategy and vision.

IT Services is a key enabler for this vision and is key to delivering the University's Values and its world class reputation. The IT & Digital strategy will support the growing ambitions for education, research and professional services, and exploiting the opportunities from changing technology will enable the University to thrive in an increasingly digital environment.

What makes IT Services different is its defining characteristics: strong leadership, active collaboration, forward thinking, and delivering at pace. We expect our staff to be comfortable with responsibility, and be innovative and creative in the delivery of IT and digital services. Being able to adapt to the momentum of change and having the freedom of action will enable staff to deliver IT solutions that will have a positive impact on our students, academics, and professional services staff.

The Role

The IT Vendor Management Office manage the relationship between the University and multiple suppliers of IT products and services. Within the IT Vendor Management Office the IT Software Management Co-ordinator will be actively managing software assets within the University and be the primary user for the University's Software Asset Management Service. This includes planning, monitoring, and recording software licenses to ensure compliance with vendor contracts.

The role will assist in forming procurement strategies to optimise technology spend across the organisation. The IT Software Management Co-ordinator will also develop and make recommendations to improve procedures for tracking software assets to oversee quality control and support throughout their lifecycles.

Why our staff love working here

  • Flexible working opportunities
  • 39-41 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Actively inclusive organisation ensuring equality and fairness for all
  • Leading parental leave initiatives
  • Multiple wellbeing and health initiatives for staff
  • Sustainability and the environment being at the heart of what we do
  • Beautiful campus environment when working from either Exeter or Penryn
  • Inspiring research that really makes a difference to the world
  • Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

    Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

    With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

    For further information, please contact Stephen Clifford, email, or telephone (01392) 725191.

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