Head of MIS and Funding

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 29-Mar-23

Closing Date: 16-Apr-23

Location: Paignton, Devon

Salary: Not specified

Head of MIS and Funding

Head of Management Information Services and Funding – SH2021

Salary: Highly attractive, competitive salary for the right candidate

Contract Type: Permanent, full time, 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Location: Paignton, Devon

Are you a strategic thinker with a background in the Further and Higher Education sectors, looking to flex your expertise through quality leadership, management and operational development? We may have the perfect role for you.

We want you to lead our Management Information Services (MIS) by creating, maintaining and developing systems and processes that maximize quality outcomes, funding

generation, growth opportunities and ensure compliance with funders and regulators. Your specialist expert knowledge, advice and guidance will come to the fore as you lead and manage the team responsible for delivering a high quality exams service.

The successful candidate will hold a degree, or possess equivalent relevant industry experience along with a proven ability to lead, manage and inspire a team. Your effective communication skills and ability to analyse and interpret complex data will ensure effective decision making and quality management information supporting business operations.

If you know that you meet the skills, knowledge and experience outlined in the job description, but would like to discuss elements of this important role in more detail prior to application. Please contact Kelly Sooben, Vice Principal People and Resources, by email in the first instance at principalship@southdevon.ac.uk to arrange a suitable time for further discussion.

Closing Date: Midnight 16th April 2023

Interview Date: 24th April 2023

To apply and for a full job description please visit the Jobs page of the South Devon College website www.southdevon.ac.uk/jobs. Please do NOT send CVs, we only accept applications via the relevant form on our dedicated recruitment website.

Our staff are integral to maintaining our passion and high-performance levels, and we reward our staff for this. Our benefits are designed to encourage a healthy work-life balance, and include:

Pro rata of 35 days annual leave

Christmas Closure of up to 2 weeks in addition to annual leave entitlement;

Access to a wealth of training, apprenticeships and funded higher education opportunities as well as dedicated training days;

Local Government Pension Scheme Employer pension contributions of 16% OR Teacher’s Pension Scheme Employer contributions of 23.68%;

Hybrid and flexible working patterns;

Subsidised fitness suite facility, onsite hair and beauty salon, access to a wide range of catering facilities, outdoor gym and free eyesight tests;

Major supermarket and high street employee discount schemes;

Life Assurance (if member of pension scheme);

On Site Nursery (Mama Bears);

Employee Assistance Programmes;

Discounted travel schemes.

At South Devon College we are passionate that excellent teaching and learning can transform lives. We seek to achieve at the highest levels and welcome staff who share our drive for success.

In return, you can expect access to an exciting range of training, apprenticeship and opportunities for degree level study alongside your work to keep you at the top of your game, as well as generous holiday allowance of 35 days (pro rata) and a strong emphasis on work-life balance.

The staff at South Devon College are truly inspirational and this is a reflection on the whole College culture of continuous improvement and support for all of our students and communities. We hold the prestigious Investors in People (IIP) Platinum accreditation, the highest level awarded by the people management standard. This prominent distinction confirms the College’s status as not just a leading Further Education College, but also as a top employer in the country, as it joins the top 7% of accredited organisations across the UK.

We aim to provide our learners with excellent teaching and learning. Our staff are highly adept at working with and developing skills and knowledge in learners from different backgrounds. Our staff have consistently high expectations of all students and generate high levels of enthusiasm for participation in, and commitment to learning.

We offer hybrid and flexible working patterns and welcome applications from people who wish to apply using these options.

Please note that you will be required to be in possession of an Enhanced DBS Certificate or be willing to undertake an Enhanced DBS check as a condition of employment at the College.

This College is committed to Safeguarding/Prevent and promoting the welfare of learners, including children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.