Compliance Co-ordinator (ESFA funding)

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Auditor, Government Funded Training
North West England
Blackburn, Other Lancashire
£24,000 to £24,000 per annum
Salary Description:
GPRS Recruitment
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Looking for a new role with real job satisfaction? Our client, a well-known and prestigious organisation, is looking for a tenacious and thorough professional to take on a new challenge! To succeed, you'll need a comprehensive knowledge of ESFA requirements and a sound understanding of audit process and procedures within Work Based Learning. We'll also be looking for a positive, customer-focused approach with the ability to work collaboratively internally and externally. A good salary package, generous holiday entitlement and other excellent benefits are up for grabs, including working for one of ‘The Sunday Times - 100 Best Places to Work’! So if you think you fit the bill, get in touch with Tasha to get yourself on the shortlist!

Compliance Co-ordinator (ESFA funding): The essentials.

• Strong and comprehensive knowledge of Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) funding
• Strong knowledge of funding body requirements
• Good understanding of audit process and procedures
• Full UK driving licence and use of own car

Compliance Co-ordinator (ESFA funding): Your experience.

• Experience within a similar position
• Strong occupational competence within auditing and compliance
• Have experience of planning and implementing audit processes within Work Based Learning
• Supervisory experience
• Strong organisational and accurate record keeping skills

Compliance Co-ordinator (ESFA funding): The desirables.

• Hold an ISO9001 Qualification
• Hold an IV Qualification (V1, IQA, D34)
• Hold an Assessor Qualification (A1, TAQA, D32/D33)

Compliance Co-ordinator (ESFA funding): The organisation.

• Hitting their milestone of 50 years this is a well known and prestigious company to work for, offers exceptionally high tech offices and a professional working environment. With multiple UK locations and over 250 members of staff that deliver an award winning service to the learners, having growing contracts meaning they are constantly expanding. Holding Investors in People GOLD standard, and on last inspection received an Ofsted 'Grade 2' and have been voted 'The Sunday Times - 100 Best Places to Work' they are dedicated to the internal progression of their staff. So far training over 2000 learners across the wide variety of training programmes - which has converted over 80% of learners to progress onto job opportunities or further training of which 99% of apprentices would recommend the company to a friend. Forget local colleges, this is the training environment in which you want to be in!

Compliance Co-ordinator (ESFA funding): The role.

• We are looking for a thorough Compliance Officer to take on a new challenge within the Work Based Learning sector.
• The successful candidate with have a strong background and knowledge within ESFA funding and be able to lead the delivery of compliance activity, including the review and audit of contractual documentation, systems and processes.
• You will have the experience and ability to plan, prepare and implement auditing programmes, analyse data quality reports and systems and have the capability to identify high risk areas to prevent error escalation.
• We are looking for someone with strong leadership skills and experience to guide a small team of auditors on site, the role however will require you to travel from time to time across the Lancashire area to other sites so flexibility is essential.
• £24k (Salary may be negotiable depending on experience)
• 27 days holiday + bank
• Mileage Paid at 40p per mile
• Onsite Parking
• Company Pension Scheme & Free Life Insurance (Following successful probation)
• Early finish Fridays (12.30)
• Genuine Career Progression Opportunities
• A DBS (formerly CRB) check prior to commencement of role is required.


Contact Natasha Wootton on 01785430502 or 07827812882, or forward a current CV to

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Important Information.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. GPRS Recruitment whose registered address is 4-7 Gaolgate Street, Stafford ST16 2BG UK confirm that our client has instructed us that the position advertised herein is of a permanent nature. Due to the high number of applications which we regularly receive, regrettably we only respond to successful candidates. If you haven't heard from us within 7 days then please assume that you have not been selected on this occasion, but don't worry. We'll retain your details with the intention of keeping you informed of other suitable opportunities that may arise.

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Contact Details:
GPRS Recruitment
Tel: 01785430502
Fax: 01785 222341
Contact: Natasha Wootton

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