Data Administrator

Milton Keynes College
£17996 - £20964/annum Excellent Benefits
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Milton Keynes College are working in partnership with HMP Huntercombe to put education at the heart of the prison system.

We currently have a vacancy for a full time Data Administrator to work within our education administration team. This role would suit a highly organised professional, with an excellent eye for detail and a methodical approach to daily tasks.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing and inputting data on student recruitment, retention and success as well as providing accurate end of month data and funding returns to the main college. You will also carry out general administrative tasks throughout the department, ensuring efficient working practices are maintained and enhanced.

The ideal candidate will be:

* Highly proficient in using MS Office packages and be able to analyse and produce data charts using spreadsheets.
* Be able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, ensuring a high quality service, to ensure successful external audits.

HMP Huntercombe opened as a prison in 1946 and is currently a Category C adult male establishment holding a solely foreign national population in order to support government priorities on the deportation of foreign national offenders.

As a successful candidate you will have:

* Good basic general education including GCSE (or) equivalent) in Maths and English at Grade C or above.
* Experience of working with and analysing data.
* Application of advanced Excel skills in previous roles.
* Confident and efficient in the collation of data reports.
* Accuracy and precision in data compilation and presentation.
* Sensitive to the complexities of prisons or closed institutions and have the ability to work positively within the inherent restraints.
* Excellent people skills to enable you to deal with learner queries
* Able to work independently and to use own initiative.
* Work well under pressure and be able to prioritise your workload to meet deadlines.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Ability to problem solve effectively.
* Good organisational skills.
* The requirement of this role is to work across the whole prison estate, on all wings where education is delivered.

Location: HMP Huntercombe

Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Salary: £17,996 to £20,964 per annum

Closing Date: 22nd June 2017

More about the rewards

As well as having 25 flexible days holiday per year you will also get 3 additional days to be taken over Christmas and of course all of the bank holidays. We offer a car allowance scheme "Just add fuel", but if you prefer a more environmentally friendly approach to travel we also offer a cycle to work scheme. As part of Milton Keynes College you are entitled to apply for an NUS student discount card with offers in plenty of local restaurants and high street shops. Childcare vouchers are available and of course the option of being part of LGPS. For more about our benefits please visit the MK College website.

More about Our College:

Milton Keynes College deliver an exciting and varied curriculum in 28 of Her Majesty's Prisons and Young Offenders Institutes. We also have a successful Employment Academy model which works with employers and stakeholders to enhance our learners' chances of re-entering society successfully, to find employment upon release and to live fulfilling lives. The curriculum we offer is designed taking into account both the needs of the learner, external stakeholders and the local employment needs. We are proud of supporting our learners' successfully through education and 'Through the Gate