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WSP Canada

Hardware Asset Management Specialist [OneIT]

Posted 6 days ago

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Job Description

Position Summary

The Hardware Asset Management Specialist will be responsible for hardware asset management lifecycle operational activities within the Hub and for ensuring Hub teams update and maintain assets in accordance with defined processes, operating procedures and policies.

Job Responsibilities:

Responsibilities of this role include (but are not limited to):
  • Provide management of the Configuration Management Data Base (CMDB) to record and manage inventory details of hardware assets and the relationships of those assets to services (Configuration Items) throughout their lifecycle, to include reviewing dependencies and attribute mapping.
  • Ensure procured and leased assets are maintained through Hub operational alignment to processes, standard operating procedures, and policies.
  • Work in alignment with procurement to ensure timely ordering and delivery of assets to meet service levels and provide a positive user-experience, especially for onboarding and to ensure business productivity resulting from break/fix, (typically Task and/or Incident driven activity).
  • Manage asset lifecycles by determining which assets have reached the end of life and need to be replaced (ensuring end-of-life hardware is returned). Execute refresh activity through established operational processes.
  • Make sure asset disposals are executed according to the defined policies to meet security controls and compliance standards.
  • Validate assets created through Advanced Shipping Notices in readiness to receive incoming deliveries and manage onward deployment.
  • Perform verification and audit of CMDB content, compare hardware assets with actual inventory, initiate corrective actions and track through to completion.
  • Work in alignment with projects for activities relating to facilities management (office open, move, close) to validate/adjust asset records and site information as necessary.
  • Support the Change Enablement close-out process to ensure all assets have been updated prior to any Change being closed and corrections are made locally i.e., through Hub operations executing the Change.
  • Through local governance and by preparing detailed audit information and operational metrics analysis, (using PowerBI dashboards as the single source of truth), highlight operational gaps and issues that require focus, ensure these are addressed as required in alignment with ITSM practices.
  • Where processes and/or operating procedures may need adjusting to drive improvement, raise as required to ITSM Practices and provide feedback/inputs as necessary.
  • Support transitional activities as operations are internalized and share Knowledge as required.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A clear understanding of the ITIL framework and an ability to apply ITIL principles within an IT service management environment, ITIL qualification as standard.
  • 4-6 years of experience working in an ITIL aligned operational role (Asset Management or similar).
  • Solid knowledge and experience of ServiceNow.
  • Enthusiasm and dedication to drive continual improvement and, or change.
  • Excellent analytical and communication (both verbal and written) skills.
  • Experience of working to (and exceeding) Service Level Agreements.
  • Process orientated with a methodical and planned approach to achieving goals.
  • Ability to quickly gain the confidence of the business and colleagues through building efficient working relationships and by exhibiting excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Be comfortable with ambiguity, thrive on change and engender a collaborative approach.
  • Act as an advocate for the IT Organisation both externally and internally.
  • Excellent written and spoken English is required, with additional competency in French or Spanish as an asset.

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or a related field.

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.


  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-17

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