Funding and Data Officer

Wigan & Leigh College
Wigan [Greater Manchester]
£19,451 - £21,223 Per Year, Pro Rota £17,389.17 to £18,973.33
21 Jul 2021 13:49
03 Aug 2021 23:59
Further Education, Higher Education
Job Level
Administrator / Coordinator/ Assistant, Officer
Exams, Quality / Standards, Student / Learner Services, Work Based Learning
Contract Type
Term Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Funding and Data Officer

Funding and Data Officer

Full Time, Term Time – 37 hours over 40 weeks.

Continually striving for excellence and a strong Grade 2  College, Wigan & Leigh College is well underway  on its journey to become Outstanding.  With over 9,500 students and a turnover of £30m, the College is in a strong position to continue to move forward and grow.

The College has distinct ambitions to expand its choice of programmes and support the economic transformation of Wigan and the surrounding areas.  As a growing college we are in a strong position to continue to invest in our campuses with the development of state of the art facilities.

The College has created a community that encourages all students to enhance their learning through wider opportunities and support services; to maximise their achievements and secure progression onto further study, apprenticeships and employment

We have an exciting opportunity for a Funding and Data Officer to join our MIS + IT Services Team. 

You will have a flexible approach, be able to work effectively within a fast-moving environment, and have responsibility for the effective administration of timetabling and registers.

You should have excellent IT, administrative and communication skills; both written and verbal.  You should also be keen to solve problems and strive to continuously improve systems and processes.

The role will include:

  • Facilitating the effective administration of timetabling and registers across the College curriculum areas providing an effective interface between curriculum areas and resource utilisation in accordance with College policies and procedures.
  • Working to ensure compliance with funding and audit requirements and efficient timetabling of all college events, examinations and assessments.

The College reserves the right to interview for this post should we receive suitable candidates prior to the closing date. 

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. To comply with legislation, you are required to obtain a DBS check for your role. We will be asking Protocol National Ltd/Esafeguarding Ltd to undertake this process on our behalf.

The College is only accepting direct applicants for this role, no agency contact is required.

Wigan and Leigh college is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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