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MIS Funding & Data Manager

  • Date posted: Friday, 19 April 2024
  • Closing date: Sunday, 26 May 2024
  • Location: Blackburn
  • Salary: £37,800 per annum
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Department: Data Services
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Interview date: TBC

Vacancy Description

Training 2000 is a large, independent training provider, based in Blackburn, Lancashire and is owned by the University of Central Lancashire. We have a heritage of over 50 years in Lancashire, delivering learning and development solutions and prides itself on delivery of learning excellence and creating outstanding talent for Lancashire and beyond.

We are seeking to appoint an MIS Data & Funding Manager to provide effective leadership and line management of the roles within Data services and Contracts, that manage the MIS and its functionality, the funded learner data, exports and reporting and contractual financial management activity,

To provide strategic direction and operational decision making to enable Training 2000 to meet its contractual obligations and provide financial, quality and performance management information to the business.

Some Main Duties include:

  • To provide effective leadership and line management of:
    • System development and report writing staff to ensure
      • that data management systems are implemented, maintained, secure, sustainable and continuously reviewed to achieve efficient data management.
      • Financial, quality and performance reports are available to the business to inform decisions and bids, provide visibility to leadership, to respond to external contractual requests and to manage operational performance.
    • Contract specialist staff to ensure
      • The integrity and timeliness of data exported to funding bodies through the use of PDSATs, The Apprenticeship Service, Funding & Monitoring reports and other government funding systems
      • accurate and timely invoicing, crediting and payment in line with contractual requirements.
    • Data Co-ordinators through the Data Co-ordinator Team Leader to ensure integrity of data that is compliant and timely management of starters, leavers, changes and archiving of learner data.
  • To lead on the funding data / management information strategy aligning development plans to UCLan’s strategy to maximise associated benefits and efficiencies and achieve consistency across the group.
  • To drive a data compliant culture through developing, embedding and driving policies, processes and procedures which relate to data processing and management.

Please refer to the Role Profile for full details

Why work for Training 2000?

We believe Training 2000 is a great place to work. We genuinely care about our employees and offer a highly competitive benefits package, including:

  • 27 days holiday (increasing to 32 days in accordance with service) plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part-time staff)
  • Opportunity to purchase an additional 5 days holiday per year
  • Birthday leave
  • Contributory pension scheme (after a qualifying period)
  • Life insurance based on 4 x annual salary
  • Health Cash Plan (after qualifying period)
  • Annual CPD days and opportunities for career development and progression
  • Family friendly policies
  • Modern facilities and on-site cafeteria
  • Remote working
  • Free parking (on and off-site)
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme

Equality of Opportunity

Training 2000 are committed to equality, diversity and access for all.

Applicants who, because of a disability, would prefer recruitment information/application forms in a more accessible format should contact the HR team by e-mail: or by telephone: 01254 54659

Safeguarding Statement

Training 2000 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, learners, sub-contractors, employers and visitors to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to the receipt of enhanced clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) or a check via the Update Service as well as other recruitment checks.

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance, we conduct social media checks for all candidates shortlisted for interview in order to ascertain their suitability to work with children and young people.

We reserve the right to close this job vacancy early, should we find a suitable candidate prior to the closing date specified.