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Apprenticeship Audit and Compliance Lead

Greater London
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Apprenticeship Audit and Compliance Lead, on the market now.

London based looking for remote/Hybrid £40k+ negotiable – open to Audit/Compliance Manager/Officer or MIS Officer/Administration management roles – On the market now and available asap for interview with a start from 15th July negotiable.

A highly experienced, reliable, and dedicated Apprenticeship Audit and Compliance Lead with 6 years at one of the Worlds Best IT Training Providers, this professional has a strong understanding of government-funded contracts such as Apprenticeships and Work Based Learning, as well as commercial stand-alone qualifications. Excelling in managing processes related to eligibility, compliance, data quality, and accuracy checks, they support ILR submission preparation. Their proven track record showcases excellent attention to detail and the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with both internal and external partners.

Assertive, proactive, and creative, this individual possesses excellent analytical skills for data analysis and report generation. Adept at administrative tasks, they effectively manage priorities while supporting colleagues and contributing to recruitment and operations.

Key Skills:

  • ILR Data Management: Expertise in inputting, processing, analyzing, validating, and managing ILR data claims, including starts, achievers, withdrawals, breaks in learning, and returns to learning.
  • Compliance Audits: Proficient in planning and executing internal compliance audits, including eligibility, participation, progression, off-the-job training, and handling external verification visits.
  • MIS/LMS Systems: Extensive experience with MIS/LMS systems, particularly funding software PICS.
  • Problem Solving: Strong problem-solving skills with consistency and persistence in resolving compliance and data-related issues.
  • Service Improvement: Committed to enhancing service levels and meeting employer expectations.
  • Team Leadership: Excellent team player capable of organizing and motivating staff while operating autonomously without supervision.
  • Adaptability: Ability to work well under pressure and maintain flexibility in various challenging circumstances.

Key Achievements:

  • Audit Coordination: Coordinated internal audit processes for start and end point checks, including gateways, breaks in learning, returns to learning, achievers, and withdrawals.
  • Monthly Audits: Conducted 100% monthly audit samples in line with ESFA/DfE apprenticeship funding rules and internal policies and procedures.
  • Evidence Pack Audits: Completed full apprentices’ evidence packs quality and compliance audits, including eligibility and programme suitability checks, assessments of candidates’ prior skills and experience via Skills Scans, recognition of prior learning, prior training and accredited qualifications, minimum off-the-job (OTJ) calculations, and functional skills exemptions.
  • Learning Audits: Coordinated first/last day of learning audits and evidence capture, including 100% sampling of the 20% OTJ evidence for quality and compliance.
  • ILR Checks: Conducted full monthly ILR checks, ensuring data accuracy and validation in readiness for ILR submissions.
  • Risk Mitigation: Acted as a gatekeeper to safeguard funding and mitigate risks of clawbacks.
  • DAS Data Management: Assisted with Digital Apprenticeship Service (DAS) data input and accuracy checks.
  • ILR Submission Support: Supported the Head of Funding and Compliance with ILR submission-related checks, PDSAT, and FRM report analysis.
  • Compliance Procedures: Established and managed internal processes for compliance audits and reinforced internal audit and compliance procedures.
  • Quality Systems Development: Developed and managed relevant quality systems such as audit stencils and reporting tools.
  • Trend Analysis and Improvement: Identified emerging trends impacting funding and areas of improvement and development.
  • Compliance Promotion: Promoted and monitored compliance improvements across enrolment and learning mentor teams.

Their dedication to improving service quality and ensuring compliance makes them an ideal candidate for organizations seeking a meticulous and proactive leader in apprenticeship audit and compliance.

To find out more about my amazing candidate please contact Tina on 0161 320 3793 / [email protected]

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To find out more about our exclusive candidate please contact us online, call us on either 0161 320 3793 / 07866625747 or email us directly via [email protected]

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