MIS SIMS & Finance Support

6 days left

Recruiter
Thirty Three
Location
Stafford, Staffordshire
Salary
competitive
Posted
24 Sep 2021
Closes
22 Oct 2021
Job Ref
10040890
Job Type
Finance
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

This post is required for the delivery of consultancy, training and support of SIMS and Arbor products, through support contracts within our customer base. The post holder is to be responsible for supporting the SIMS and Arbor platforms, writing and delivering training materials and providing exceptional support and guidance to over 700+ schools alongside a wider experienced team. The role holder will be advising schools on issues which ultimately provide scope in raising pupil attainment and improving school effectiveness through the use of the outlined software service packages. To both work remotely (phone and internet/remote meetings) and face to face with schools in a support and consultative manner and to train modules on determined product packages, from both basic through to advanced provision. The post holder will have experience in FMS or finance provision either in schools or with service support software packages, ideally, also having experience in advanced reporting in this area. The role holder is required to deliver this service to a high quality in accordance with agreed service standards and to liaise with other internal teams and external organisations to include Local Authorities and software providers.

 

Job title:

MIS SIMS & Finance Support

 

Job Description:

A great new opportunity with Entrust! Do you have experience in SIMS & Finance? See below!

 

Description of your role – You will be responsible for supporting the SIMS and Arbor platforms, writing and delivering training materials and providing exceptional support and guidance to over 700+ schools alongside a wider experienced team. You will be advising schools on issues which ultimately provide scope in raising pupil attainment and improving school effectiveness through the use of the outlined software service packages. You will work remotely (phone and internet/remote meetings) and face to face with schools in a support and consultative manner and to train modules on determined product packages, from both basic through to advanced provision. You are required to deliver this service to a high quality in accordance with agreed service standards and to liaise with other internal teams and external organisations to include Local Authorities and software providers.

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • resolving problems relating to SIMS and ARBOR support, in a timely and effective way by telephone, remote support or site visit.
  • Assisting in the design and delivery of technical training and seminars to Entrust customers, users and staff.
  • Having specific FMS knowledge in SIMS and/or ARBOR systems and Finance experience
  • Maintaining an awareness of the services, LA or Department of Education developments and relevant legislation, statutory obligations and advise customers (and/or partners) accordingly.
  • Providing a range of SIMS consultancy, on-site school support, office based and remote support and training services to schools. Encouraging the development of customer skills and championing the most effective use of SIMS software to both raise pupil attainment and improve school effectiveness.
  • Advising and sometimes deploying in schools: suitable solutions to meet their administration and management requirements.

 

What we’re looking for:

  • To lead specific area of SIMS with FMS, ensuring own knowledge is informed and up-to-date, and ensuring documentation, processes and internal staff training are current.
  • Experience of SIMS/SIMS PRIMARY, Arbor or similar packages
  • Experience of reporting functions within similar packages, alongside broader functionality
  • Develop, design and update training materials, documentation and key information within specific subject areas and disseminate to both customers and Capita Entrust colleagues through the appropriate lines of communication.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Pro-active approach and to be responsive to change

 

About Entrust

At Education & Government Services, we’re transforming public services. We’re delivering innovative and efficient ways of working for central government departments and agencies. We have a range of businesses including Tascor Custody & FM, The Pensions Regulator (TPR), Gas Safe Register, Entrust, Standards & Testing Agency (STA) and Capita Procurement Solutions. Join us and discover better as you shape the future of government services.

 

 

What’s in it for you?

A competitive salary

You'll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You'll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we'll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

 

To view our Covid-19 and process adjustments information, please visit the Capita Careers site.

 

Equal Opportunities

We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. During the application process, you’ll be asked to share your personal characteristics and data with us. This helps us understand our audience so we can make sure we are doing everything we can to attract a diverse range of people and ensure our recruitment processes are fair and inclusive.

 

 

Location:

Stafford, United Kingdom

 

Time Type:

Full time

 

Contract Type:

Permanent

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