MIS and Funding Officer

Recruiter
New Generation Training Consutancy
Location
Wigan
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
JOB DESCRIPTION / PERSON SPECIFICATION

Job Title: MIS and Funding Officer

Reporting to: Managing Director

Main Purpose of Job

  • To take lead responsibility for the operational management of NGTC’s funding and related MIS activities
  • To provide guidance for all staff on the ESFA funding methodology and to prepare and review as necessary, the provision of programmes we offer
  • Liaising with curriculum managers and SLT to generate MIS reports
  • This role requires in-depth knowledge of the ILR production, OneFile, MIS software (Cognisoft – YETI), SQL & ESFA Funding methodology.

    Note – The use of the term MIS relates to Funding and student performance and monitoring systems.

    Main duties and Responsibility

  • Ensure that all ESFA returns are completed accurately and on time.
  • Monitor and report regularly on progress towards the achievement of target learner enrolments
  • Supervise the processes necessary to ensure the production and input of accurate data
  • Develop appropriate external relations with other funding and MIS professionals and represent NGTC in external discussions regarding funding and MIS matters
  • Monitor that records are stored to comply with Data Protection and other related legislation and report discrepancies to the Managing Director
  • Liaise with auditors to ensure the effective audit of student record systems
  • Periodically review the ESFA funding claims and related audit reports to ensure compliance with regulations
  • As part of the MIS Team, produce regular and ad hoc reports on all aspects of student data
  • Liaise with departments to ensure accuracy of MIS data
  • Ensure the integrity and reliability of key reports. Correct errors where possible and advise the senior management team of any significant concerns.
  • Administrate the MIS and other related systems and applications.
  • Report changes in curriculum which impact the MIS
  • Act as the main point of reference on administrative and funding matters relating to curriculum offer and funding returns
  • Liaise with curriculum managers and SLT to produce on-line timetables for all curriculum programmes
  • Generate and maintain registers for all curriculum programmes
  • Manage changes in timetables and registers.
  • Play a full and enthusiastic part in NGTC life
  • Undertake such other duties as may be determined from time to time.
  • Work with other managers and staff at all levels to achieve common strategic and operational objectives
  • Person Specification

    Qualifications, experience, personality, other qualities required for the role:

    Criteria

    Experience of management information and student monitoring systems in further education College or Independent training providerReporting skills using MS Office toolsA thorough understanding of the ESFA funding methodology
  • An understanding of the further education curriculum
  • Ability and willingness to carry out some data entry with attention to detail
  • In-depth knowledge of the ILR production & MIS software
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure and prioritise workload and meet tight deadlines
  • Demonstrate initiative to solve problems independently
  • The ability to demonstrate high quality written and verbal communication skills


  • This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/79163397