Associate Licensing Manager Uk Visa Sponsorship

June 14, 2024
£26.5 - £26.5 / year

Job Description




Salary for Associate Licencing Manager: Approximately £26,500 per year, variable based on experience.
Contract: Permanent position with flexibility to work remotely or at our main hubs in London, Bristol, Manchester, and Milton Park, Oxfordshire. You will be required to come to the office on a regular basis for team collaboration and meetings.

Jisc is the UK’s digital, data, and technology agency dedicated to tertiary education, research, and innovation. We are a non-profit organisation with a strong desire to enhance people’s lives through education and research by providing hardware, software, and network solutions.

Join us, and your contribution will assist us to empower UK universities, colleges, research institutions, and other customers with technology, ensuring that everyone benefits.

About the role:

Jisc Licencing negotiates agreements with vendors for content and software solutions that will allow our customers to provide a superior student experience, conduct high-quality research and innovation, and facilitate digital transformation.

As an Associate Licencing Manager in the Corporate Information Systems (CIS) portfolio, you will work with a team to licence software and blended solutions that meet the educational needs of UK and Irish further and higher education institutions.
You will collaborate closely with Licencing Managers and Licencing Portfolio Specialists, attending meetings and assisting them with negotiations and licencing activities. As your confidence grows, you will be asked to negotiate, licence, and manage agreements, gaining ownership of them and accepting responsibility for their successful execution.

You will assist Licencing Managers in the establishment of processes and systems that allow for the successful collection, collation, and exchange of data both internally and externally, as well as collaborate with licencing managers on agreement evaluation.

Key Skill and Experience:

• Knowledge of or expertise with higher or further education institutions, as well as software licencing.

• Previous negotiation experience. If you have previous expertise interacting with software providers, that is ideal.

• An understanding of software and its administration.

• A fundamental understanding of licence agreements.

• Adaptability, the ability to operate well with a wide range of conditions, individuals, and groups.

• A proactive approach with the ability to think imaginatively and accomplish tasks.

Please see the job description for further information.

Do not meet every single requirement?
We understand that people may be hesitant to apply for a position if they believe they do not meet all of the requirements, but we recognise that the ‘ideal candidate’ cannot exist. So, if you can do most of what we’re looking for, please apply. You may be the ideal fit for this or other positions!

Why work for us?

Everyone plays an important role at Jisc and has the opportunity to feel like they are a part of it, which we believe defines a meaningful career. We want to foster a culture of lifelong learning. You can expect a satisfying work with opportunity to grow and make a significant contribution to the education and research industries.

We believe that a balance between your personal and professional lives is critical to your happiness and contentment. At Jisc, we work flexible hours, prioritise deliverables above presenteeism, and are open to a variety of working styles. It’s not about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about creating a flow that infuses vitality into both aspects of your life. Our hybrid working approach is flexible, and the amount of time spent in your designated office will vary by team and job role.

Take a peek at our amazing benefits! We offer:

• Flexible work pattern that can adapt to your schedules and personal responsibilities.

• 31 days annual vacation (including bank holidays), with an additional three closing days around Christmas.

• A substantial pension plan.

• Various leave choices, such as parental leave, three days of volunteer leave every year, and even career breaks.

• A considerable budget to support your external study and continuous professional growth.

• Allowed up to £250 to outfit your home office.

• A company culture that encourages personal growth and development, including access to thousands of courses on LinkedIn Learning.

• Staff with mental health first aid training and a supportive workplace.

• Financial well-being help

• The ability to donate to charity tax-free with our Payroll Giving feature.

• A variety of discounts from merchants and well-known high street stores

• Cycle-to-work scheme

• Employee recognition awards and travel loans.

• Additional Flexible perks include Holiday Buying – Purchase 1-5 days of additional holiday per year, Healthcare Cashplan, Electric Car Lease Scheme, and the ability to purchase SmartTech.

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
We encourage diversity and embrace our differences through our culture and employee networks, and we recognise that this is important to our success. We work hard to be inclusive and are committed to expanding our culture of inclusion. We are striving to be the finest in practice and working hard to accomplish progressive transformation. One of our six guiding values is ‘always inclusive’, which actively encourages individuals to accept their differences.

We are dedicated to providing equitable job opportunities regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, class, citizenship, marital status, handicap, neurodivergence, trans status, veteran status, or gender identification.

Jisc currently holds a valid sponsor licence for skilled worker visa recruitment. Candidates seeking sponsorship should assess their chances of receiving a Certificate of Sponsorship for the role by comparing their circumstances to the applicable Home Office criteria. Jisc does not provide financial reimbursement for application expenditures such as relocating, skilled worker visa and dependant costs, or the immigration health charge.

Application Process:

Please let us know what reasonable changes you require to the application or selection process so that you can do your best. We will be pleased to assist you.

Just so you know, we check CVs as soon as possible and attempt to provide an update on your application within four weeks of receipt. However, you may hear from us much sooner, so please keep an eye out for our emails or calls!