Data & Finance Officer (Apprenticeships)

University of Hertfordshire
June 20, 2024
Offerd Salary:£31,396pa
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Post Title : Data & Finance Officer (Apprenticeships)

SBU/Department: OVC / Lifelong Learning and Employment

FTE: 1.0 FTE (37 Hours per week)

Duration of Contract: Permanent

Salary: UH6 £31,396pa to £33,966pa with potential to progress to £37,099pa by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience

Annual Leave: 25 days plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the closure of our office between Christmas and New Year

Location: Enterprise Hub, De Havilland Campus, Hatfield

Main duties and responsibilities

This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing apprenticeship provision and to build upon our successes in supporting new and existing programmes. Working as part of the Apprenticeships and Professional Programmes Team, this post will help support the delivery of the account management functions, supporting our employers and our programme delivery teams across the University.

We are looking to appoint an experienced individual to be responsible for the day-to-day management of the ILR (Individual Learner Record), including the monthly mandatory return to the Education and Skills Funding Agency, ESFA. This is a role within the Apprenticeship and Professional Programmes Team, and there is scope to develop new and scale existing operating procedures. The post holder will ensure that data and claims records are accurately maintained and submitted in a timely manner and meets ESFA data quality requirements, involving the use of appropriate software and reporting tools to ensure accuracy. The successful candidate will have a thorough knowledge and experience in the production and submission of this return, including data collection, data quality, ILR coding and production of the final file. The post holder will need to be able to form good working relationships with a range of both internal and external stakeholders and be committed to maintaining up-to-date knowledge of any changes to the returns. The Data and Finance Officer will be the primary point of contact for employers who encounter difficulty or require assistance with their digital levy account.

Skills and experience required

The successful candidate will already have substantial proven administrative experience, preferably within a Higher Education setting, along with experience and proficiency in IT across the range of Microsoft products including Excel and Word. The Data and Finance Officer will have experience of the ILR and the Apprenticeship Provision. The postholder will be able to demonstrate that they can work well under pressure, have good attention to detail, an excellent team player, and able to work collaboratively with colleagues internally and externally. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, a strong client-focus and a commitment to delivering a high quality, professional service, with proven problem-solving skills and a pragmatic approach.

Qualifications required

Educated with a minimum of a Bachelors Degree (or an equivalent qualification) or proven professional work experience.

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.

We regret that we are unable to offer UKVI sponsorship for this post; applicants will either hold UK Right to Work, or demonstrate access to UK Right to Work, before an offer is made.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Chris Cooper, Senior Manager (Apprenticeships)

[email protected]

Closing Date : 20 June 2024

Interview Date: TBC

Reference Number: 059815

Date advert placed: 06 June 2024

Our vision is to transform lives: UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics, and recognise there are different ways applicants may achieve the criteria in this document. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships and free Active Staff sessions, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

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