Software Asset Management, Senior Analyst in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 7/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We are looking for a Software Asset Management, Senior Analyst, who will join our Project Management Organization (PMO) team.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH.  Not familiar with Columbus? Visit


The Information Technology aka Business Transformation (BT) department is committed to supporting the company’s current and long term strategies. As part of the BT organization, Software Asset Management role will partner with BT, vendors and the business to manage the relationship between our strategic vendor partners as well as develop and lead our software asset management program.

As a key member of a high performing team, we are looking for a highly motivated candidate who has a commitment to improvement and is open to learning new things.

Software Asset  Management

  • Collaborate with Procurement and Legal to provide input and review of software purchases.

  • Partners across the organization to define, document, refine and/or implement software license and subscription tracking methodologies.

  • Perform internal vendor software application reconciliations to ensure licensing compliance.

  • Lead the processes for inventory management to track software maintenance contracts and lifecycle status.

Strategic Vendor Management

  • Track and report on metrics to assess vendor performance and apply continuous improvements.

  • Works with the Manager in providing performance feedback to vendors.

  • Act as a liaison between vendors and the internal customer.

  • Evaluate the total cost of ownership and the entire vendor relationship cycle.

  • Identifies cost reduction and process improvement opportunities.

  • Provides support for the execution of vendor negotiations.

The perfect person will have:

  • Strong passion for detail and process discipline.

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science or Management Information Systems.

  • 3 - 5 years of software asset management experience.

  • 1 - 3 years of asset management experience using ServiceNow or comparable tool.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills.

  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels of leadership and with vendor representatives to influence decisions and drive progress.

  • Experience analyzing Total Cost of Ownership and project business cases.

  • Experience with and/or understanding of Configuration Management (CMDB).

Non-Technical skills:

  • Problem Solving & Analysis

  • Business Acumen

  • Communication & Leadership

  • Relationship Building

  • Creativity & Innovation

  • Influence & Organizational Savvy

  • Planning & Organizing

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office.

  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef-run cafe and the best crushed ice!

  • Unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.

  • Generous holiday and vacation days.

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Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.