F&HE Funding and Compliance Manager

Recruiter
Trafford College Group
Location
Cheadle [Greater Manchester]
Salary
£33,504 - £35,616 Per Year
Posted
19 Jan 2023 11:43
Closes
31 Jan 2023 23:59
Sector
Further Education
Job Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

F&HE Funding and Compliance Manager

The Trafford College Group (TCG) has an opportunity for an experienced Management Information (MI), Funding and Compliance Manager to join the MIS Department, working as part of a new management team to help us achieve our vision of unlocking potential and fostering success.

This is an exciting time to join an new, ambitious and responsive Management team for the Department, supporting our newly appointed Assistant Principal to shape an outstanding Information Service for the Group. We are seeking to recruit an experienced manager or MIS specialist who is ready for their first management role, bringing expert knowledge, experience and energy to the team.

The Job :

You will provide expert knowledge to the Group in relation to funding and compliance for Further and Higher Education programmes. Leading an excellent customer and data centric Further and Higher Education (F&HE) MIS service, you will develop and implement robust, efficient and funding body compliant processes to manage, track and report F&HE recruitment and funding performance data, providing key and operational performance information to the Group and external stakeholders.

Key accountabilities include-

  • Managing the Group MIS team for F&HE and associated processes, ensuring Group strategic and improvement objectives are implemented and embedded.
  • Overseeing the curriculum planning process and course master file for the delivery of F&HE provision, and validation of plans against business planning objectives.
  • Leading on the production of regular ILR files and external HE Data Returns, managing errors to ensure data returns and funding reports are accurate, complete and compliant, and ensuring return deadlines are met.
  • Working closely with the Head of MIS Systems and Business Intelligence to design, and implement effective business systems, including the Group F&HE student records systems and associate reports.
  • Monitoring and report Group F&HE performance data, trends and forecasts, supporting the quality, performance and business reviews agenda.

About you :

If you are passionate about Further and Higher Education, your specialist subject and sharing your knowledge, skills and experience and have an enthusiasm for supporting and improving data and information systems then there has never been a better time to join Trafford College Group.

We are looking for an experienced MIS professional with the knowledge and experience to provide expert oversight of our Further and Higher Education funding, returns and compliance to the Group. The successful candidate should have extensive experience of further and/or higher education MIS, funding and compliance, and the use of systems to drive improvements in data quality, service and outcomes.

About TCG:-A Great Place to Work

The Trafford College Group has recently entered the next exciting phase of its journey through the merger with Cheadle and Marple 6th Form College. The merger will provide the Group with a unique opportunity to further shape and direct 16-19 and adult education across the borough of Stockport.

Every year, thousands of students join us on courses that are designed to further their career prospects, enable transition to higher education or simply satisfy a desire to learn new skills and support well-being. Employment at Trafford College Group brings many benefits including:-

Benefits

  • 28 days annual leave, 8 bank holidays and 7 shut down days.

  • Generous contributory company pension scheme 

  • Childcare discounts 

  • Onsite Starbucks 

  • Employee Assistance Programme 

  • Continuous Professional Development 

  • Free Parking 

Staff at Trafford College Group go above and beyond to ensure that our students get the best possible teaching and support to enable them to reach their ambitions. We expect the very highest standards for all of our students and this is evidenced year after year by our achievement and progression outcomes.

The Trafford College Group promotes, celebrates and values diversity and is committed to promoting equality for all. As part of our commitment to being a Disability Confident Employer, all disabled applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the job, as set out in the job description and person specification, will be guaranteed an interview.

The Trafford College Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. Employment at the Trafford College Group is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check via the Disclosure and Barring Service and any post in regulated activity will also be subject to an additional barred list check. The Group will meet the costs associated with this.

Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we are unfortunately not able to respond to each applicant. If you have not been called for interview within 3 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

A job description and person specification is available on our website.

This position is open to direct applicants only.

We look forward to receiving an application from you.

Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we are unfortunately not able to respond to each applicant. If you have not been called for interview within 3 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.