Summary of the job roleApprenticeships Business Manager Full time (35 hrs/wk), permanent Based central Reading, Berkshire Salary range £40,000 - £45,000 FTE pa plus benefits We’re looking for a highly organised professional with demonstrable financial management experience, and a passionate, positive attitude University College of Estate Management (UCEM) is the leading provider of supported online education for the Built Environment , with over 95 years’ experience of providing the highest quality learning opportunities. At any one time, we have over 3,500 students from more than 100 countries benefiting from our qualifications. UCEM helps to enhance Built Environment professional careers through our accredited property-related and construction programmes , offered at Postgraduate, Undergraduate and Apprenticeship levels. This is an exciting opportunity to join UCEM’s fast-paced apprenticeships team and support them in managing business operations in relation to funding, compliance and financial planning and management . This role will be crucial in keeping the team organised and informed in these key areas to ensure efficiency, compliance, and ultimately the ability to fully support students in achieving success in their studies. There are a number of responsibilities you will be accountable for which include: managing UCEM’s relationship with ESFA , developing controls processes , carrying out internal audits , financial forecasting and monitoring, and review funding eligibility queries. Key qualities we’re looking for include: Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent – see job specification) Minimum Level 2 English and Maths qualifications Financial management experience Excellent communication and relationship building skills Strong planning and organisational skills Minimum intermediate level IT skills Compliance and audit management experience At UCEM we expect all our employees to demonstrate our values: Passion, Integrity, Excellence and Support. JOB SPECIFICATION We have a very detailed job specification for this role so please, before applying, take a look: www.ucem.ac.uk/jobs INFORMAL DISCUSSION For an informal discussion about the role please contact John Pratt on 0118 467 7934 or j.prattucem.ac.uk alternatively contact the HR team on 0118 467 2243 or recruitmentucem.ac.uk APPLICATION DETAILS To apply please send your CV , covering letter , and Recruitment Check Form via the button below. CLOSING DATE Thursday 24 January 2019 at 10.00 a.m. INTERVIEW DATE Initial interviews are scheduled for Friday 1 February 2019 in Reading. SAFEGUARDING CHECK Please note any appointment to this post is conditional upon and subject to an enhanced certificate (criminal record check) issued by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), which will also include a check of the DBS Barred Lists. NOTE TO AGENCIES We do not use agencies as part of our recruitment process. We politely ask that you respect this decision and do not call our offices on seeing this advertisement; if you do, the same message will be repeated to you. Thank you for your co-operation.