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Director IT Asset and Configuration Management in Lakeland Corporate Headquarters at Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Date Posted: 5/6/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you ready to grow your dream career while making others' vacation dreams come true? Marriott Vacations Worldwide is a world premier organization for Vacation Ownership with resorts at destinations around the globe. Join our team and help deliver unforgettable experiences that make vacation dreams come true.

As a member of the professional staff, contributes a high level of specialized knowledge and skill in a discipline (e.g. Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Operations Planning & Support, Sales & Marketing) area to support department and/or function objectives. Generally, works with considerable independence, developing operating plans and related operational processes for own department and monitoring the flow of work between own department and others in alignment with broader business objectives, selecting and developing effective managers and work teams, and managing own organization through reliable systems and processes.



 

Specific Job Summary

Responsible for the IT Asset Management Process which includes managing the lifecycle of both IT hardware and software globally. Responsible for the compliance of software licenses with vendor contracts for IT assets. Responsible for the Configuration Management Process which includes maintaining accurate information about configuration items (CIs) in the Configuration Management Database (CMDB). Responsible in forming procurement strategies to optimize technology spend across the organization.

Responsible for developing and maintaining policies, standards, processes and reports that enable the organization to manage the entire IT portfolio. Responsible for software license compliance, to support the optimization of software expenditure in support of business objectives. Create a dependable account of software asset costs and risks, providing support for software strategy, architecture, service management, funding and sourcing decisions.



Expected Contributions

  • Develops operating plans and workable business processes for own department in alignment with function strategy.
  • Manages larger business processes and/or projects, setting priorities and measurable objectives, monitoring and reporting on the process, progress and results. Typically influences work of cross-functional or extended teams.
  • Responds to, solves and makes decisions on business requests that have broader department impact and/or moderate risk. Presents alternative solutions to business issues by leveraging the broader organization.
  • Works to enhance the organization's capabilities through effective staffing and development of others by:

- anticipating staffing requirements by comparing business needs with strengths and weaknesses of existing staff.

- using appropriate MVW interviewing tools to hire the best managers available from inside or outside.

- setting and maintaining high standards for team and individual performance.

- providing timely coaching and feedback.

- making and rewarding distinctions in performance.

  • Assists more senior associates in achieving business results by:

- acting in a consultative fashion to implement programs impacting the broader organization.

- assisting in the development and communication of broader organizational goals.

- achieving results against budget within scope of responsibility.

- taking calculated risks to move the department or team forward.

- developing and using systems to organize and keep track of information.

- balancing the interests of own group with the interests of the organization.

- working with others to identify and remove barriers to success.

  • Readily critiques own behavior to acknowledge mistakes and improve future leadership performance and acts independently to improve and increase skills and knowledge.
  • Performs other duties as appropriate.

Specific Expected Contributions (including duties and responsibilities)

  • Improve / maintain customer satisfaction
  • Develops, documents, and manages work processes to provide support of client systems, software, and hardware.
  • Collaborates with other IT departments for the delivery of reliable client-facing services
  • Ensures established operating policies and industry practices are followed to mitigate risk
  • Ensures Asset Management Process is optimized to track the lifecycle of MVW IT software and hardware assets
  • Responsible for the compliance of software licenses for IT assets.
  • Ensures Configuration Management Process is optimized to maintain accurate information about configuration items (CIs) required delivering IT services in the configuration management database (CMDB).
  • Responsible in forming procurement strategies to optimize technology spend across the organization.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining policies, standards, processes and reports that enable the organization to manage the entire IT portfolio.
  • Manage IT Asset Inventory and data
  • Manage Software Vendor audits
  • Manage all Software License Entitlements
  • Ability to quickly adapt and react to changes within work environment.
  • Along with other IT partners, negotiates and establishes Service Level Agreements and Operating Level Agreements in alignment with company objectives and customer needs.
  • Establishes and communicates the process service levels, process metrics and process performance metrics



 



Candidate Profile

Successful candidates should possess knowledge and experience and demonstrate strong leadership and relationship skills as follows:

Generally a professional position requiring significant knowledge and experience in one or more disciplines and/or business operations as well as associate management experience. College degree and/or relevant experience generally required.

Specific Candidate Profile (the education, experience, skills and attributes that are important for this position)

Education

Bachelor's or master's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or other related field and or equivalent work experience. ITIL Certification preferred.

Experience

10+ years of IT and business/industry work experience, 7+ years of IT leadership experience

Skills/Attributes

  • Strong Communication and Presentation Skills and Experience
  • Highly collaborative
  • Experience in a wide variety of technologies
  • Business Knowledge/Acumen
  • Vendor Management
  • Cherwell ITSSM / ITAM

Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.

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