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Data Information Funding Coordinator

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DIS Funding Coordinator
Hours: 37 per week
Salary: £27,304 – £28,893 per annum

Communication – Organisation – Exceptional Time Management – is this you?

As an award-winning college, we are always looking for exceptional staff to help us to grow our ambitions. We understand that education is not all about teaching and learning – it’s also about development, infrastructure, and exceptional systems. That’s why we truly value our support staff.

You will be required to support the DIS Manager in the co-ordination and maintenance of an information service that supports funding activities and compliances across college. As the DIS Funding Co-ordinator, you will:

* Co-ordinate and maintain the regular running and cleansing of the ILR returns and funding claims

* Analysis and validation checks using internal and external tools (FIS/OFS/PDSATS/FMRs) to a regular schedule

* To assist the DIS Manager in preparing for audits by overseeing regular sample checks on DIS standing data

* Produce and review reports and make any necessary data corrections to ensure data meets audit conditions and funding claims requirements are maximised.

* Provide guidance and training to staff in the understanding and application of funding methodologies and audit guidance, communicating emerging issues and advising on steps to maximise funding and success rates.

* Liaise with the departmental DIS administrators and Compliance Unit to ensure data is accurate for monthly ILR returns and Audits.

* Ability to take a proactive approach to the accuracy of data by identifying errors and following through to resolution data related issues

You should possess a Level 3 or equivalent or have significant experience and knowledge in funding and student ILR data in the FE sector. You will be expected to deal with complex data and should be able to demonstrate a high level of accuracy and a methodical approach to tasks/manage to plan and prioritise work effectively.

Please note that this role is office based.

In return, we offer a warm and welcoming college with an excellent benefits package that includes:

* A 25-day annual leave entitlement, plus 8 Bank Holidays and 10 college closure days (plus an additional 5 days of leave after 5 years of service with us)

* A well-respected pension scheme (West Yorkshire Pension Fund with an employer contribution of 18.9%)

* Free parking at all our College sites (on a first come first served basis)

* Family friendly policies and opportunities for flexible working

* Superb opportunities for training and development

* Discounted travel on public transport and a Cycle to work scheme

* Discounts and offers at major Street and Online retailers

* Access to an Employee Assistance Programme

So, if you’d like to be part of a unique organisation that supports one of the largest and most diverse employment sectors in the UK, we’d love to hear from you.

Please note that all applications should be completed online. Please visit the vacancies section of our website or press APPLY and we shall send you our application link.

Closing date: Tuesday 2nd July 2024

Please note this position is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and in line with KCSIE (2023) an online check will be conducted on information available in the public domain.

The College is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. It is also committed to the Prevent programme and the requirement to prevent people being drawn into terrorism and expects all staff to share these commitments.


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