Head of Management Information Services

Job Roles:
Head of Department
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Accounting and Finance
West Midlands
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
£46,731 - £54,181 Per Annum
7th Jan 2020
Start Date:
Walsall College
Job Ref:

Reporting to the Director of Finance & MIS
Salary Range: £46,731 - £54,181 per annum. Starting salary to be agreed within this range on offer of the job.

Walsall College is rated Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ with a number of campuses in around the borough of Walsall with modern facilities and environment for excellent learning and working. We have an annual turnover of circa £40 million, over 850 staff, nearly 15,000 students and a successful learning culture.

We are now looking for an experienced dynamic leader to join our college as Head of Management Information Services to continue our journey of success, who will be responsible for the data, information & funding integrity of the organisation through the management of appropriate information systems.

You will be an integral part of the Senior Management Team and a key operational lead, acting as an advisor and funding expert in funding decision-making and supporting the strategy to achieve further growth, with proactive analysis and recommendations.

Who we are looking for:
An outstanding leader, who is well organised, can work under pressure, and has experience of managing MIS services.
Someone who has extensive technical experience and experience of sector data management, analysis, reporting and compliance.
A person who has experience of working within a regulated environment and the ability to demonstrate an understanding of the challenges facing the FE sector.

What we are looking for:
Experience of organisational review and change management in a large organisation.
Strong analytical and planning skills with the ability to interpret, evaluate and communicate complex information accurately and effectively.
Extensive technical experience and experience of sector data management, analysis, reporting and compliance.

Walsall College is uniquely and proudly vocational. Offering a wide range of courses from Further Education and Apprenticeships through to Higher Education. Our greatest passion is unleashing the potential of individuals, communities and businesses and our greatest legacy is the talent of our students: skilled, professional and enterprising.

This is an exciting time for Walsall College and an excellent opportunity for the right individual to play a key role in our future success. Come and join us if you have what we are looking for.

Closing date for applications is Monday 20 January 2020 at 12 noon.
Interviews are planned for Thursday 30 January 2020.

Should you want to talk through any of the details please contact Matthew Brown, Director of Finance & MIS. To arrange this, please contact his PA, Melanie Smith on 01922 651137.

We are passionate about promoting equality of opportunity and creating a working environment where diversity is recognised and celebrated and everyone has the chance to reach their full potential. Our environment is diverse in character and student population. We particularly welcome applications from candidates from Black Minority Ethnic origin and those with a disability.

Walsall College is committed to safeguarding our children and young people/adults at risk of harm. We uphold fundamental British Values and expect all our employees to do the same. All appointments are subject to safer recruitment checks, including previous employment checks and an enhanced DBS Check.

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