Funding Compliance Manager

Blue Octopus
Morden, London (Greater)
£38,343 - £44,896 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance
12 Jul 2021
09 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Funding Compliance Manager will work with the Director of Management Information Services (MIS), the Head of MIS and other MIS Managers to develop and test its funding compliance procedures to ensure the Group meets its obligations and responsibilities as a public funded FE corporation.

You will support the Group to meet its compliance responsibilities, by performing funding audits, desk-based data reconciliation and other general compliance checks. You will monitor compliance of subcontracted provision, ensuring the Group and its sub-contractors comply with all applicable funding rules and regulations, and monitor and report on Group data subject access requests and other data protection enquiries.

As our Funding Compliance Manager, you will be qualified to Level 3 or above in a relevant subject and have an extensive working knowledge of ESFA / GLA funding rules. With a high level of computer literacy and the ability to produce and present reports to a variety of audiences, you will be able to work calm under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines. Experience of managing staff is also essential.

Experience of working in MIS or a similar area of an FE institution is desirable, as is working knowledge of OFS and ESF funding rules.

Closing date for the return of a complete online application is 9th August 2021

The benefits package includes generous annual leave of 37 days plus up to 7 additional days over Christmas/New Year as well as an additional 5 days Wellbeing leave to enhance employees’ physical and mental health. This leave is all in addition to Bank Holiday entitlement. There is an excellent pension scheme that receives a significant financial contribution from the employer (Teachers Pensions or Local Government Pension Scheme), subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training plus a salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme.

South Thames Colleges group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.

When you click on ‘Apply’, you will be forwarded to the application page which sits on a platform hosted by an external partner called Blue Octopus who support STCG throughout the recruitment process.