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Buttercups Training are recruiting! Apply to join our team, or share the role with your friends and family.

Work from beautiful Buttercups House for a market leading pharmacy services training provider as an Funding Data Officer.

At Buttercups Training, we are expanding our Finance, Funding and Enrolments Team.

This is a rare opportunity to join a growing SME that’s achieving great things whilst supporting a healthy work-life balance.

We aim to make it easy for pharmacies across all healthcare sectors to access mandatory training to support the development of their employees. We do this by providing engaging e-learning packages via our b-Hive platform to ensure that their learning experience is efficient and fun, whilst providing the tools required for a long and successful career in pharmacy.

We are the number 1 provider in our sector, GPhC accredited for our pharmacy programmes, listed as a main provider on the register of apprenticeship training providers, Matrix accredited, and immensely proud of our recent Ofsted grading.

We are looking for talented people to help us make those companies even more successful. You will be supporting apprenticeship and advanced apprenticeship pharmacy programmes by completing enrolment and on-programme funding paperwork, maintaining digital records as well as completing methodical administrative duties.

If you are passionate about accuracy, efficiency and time management and would like to work for a fast-growing accredited training provider, then read on…

What’s involved in this position?

As a Funding Data Officer, you will be expected to act as part of the Finance, Funding and Enrolments Team and take responsibility for the accurate maintenance of management information systems for apprenticeships.

The successful candidate will ensure the data is compliant and meets the requirements of the funding rules, provide appropriate reports, and be responsible for the preparation of error free ILR data for submission to external agencies. In addition, you will be responsible for the corresponding DAS account transactions and reconciliation.

You will ensure all learner data and funding information is timely, accurate, reliable and accessible, and provide a high quality, customer-focussed, professional service, by liaising and working effectively with other staff, attending meetings and producing reports and information where required. You will be responsible for ensuring a high standard of data quality and audit compliance is maintained at all times, through the delivery of robust data reporting and funding reporting.

Applicants must have excellent overall IT skills and be proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite and, in particular, Microsoft Excel. A high level of accuracy, keen attention to detail and the ability to spot errors will be key attributes in the successful applicant. Excellent verbal and written communication skills will also be essential to the role.

Applicants will need to have a full understanding of all aspects of ESFA Apprenticeship Funding, as well as experience of working in the apprenticeship sector.

Is this role right for you?

If you answer ‘Yes’ to all the below, this role is perfect for you!

  • Are you passionate about personal development?
  • Would you enjoy helping pharmacy professionals develop their staff?
  • Would you like to work in a fast-growing, market-leading, training provider?
  • Are you interested in working for an innovative organisation?
  • Do you have demonstrable knowledge and experience of Maytas (Learner Management) system?
  • Do you have experience of working in the Apprenticeship sector and using ILR data?
  • Do you believe attention to detail is important?
  • Do you consider yourself passionate and driven, both about work, and about life outside of work?
  • Do you love ‘going the extra mile’ to deliver outstanding customer service?
  • Are you looking to work full-time (37 hours per week), between our operating hours of 8am and 6pm, Monday to Friday?

Salary expectations

You can expect competitive remuneration depending on skills and experience.