Apprenticeships Senior Administrator - Compliance

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Cranfield, ENGLAND
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline: 15 Aug 2022


Cranfield University


Student Experience

Based at

Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire

Hours of work

37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.


Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £26,860 to £30,513 per annum, with potential progression up to £37,701 per annum.

About the Role

The main responsibilities of this role involve providing information, advice and guidance in response to change in circumstance requests from apprentices and other stakeholders, ensuring that prompt action is taken. The role ensures Cranfield meets its obligations via effective record keeping and evidence pack collation, maintaining compliance with statutory, funding regulation and assessment body requirements while providing exemplary customer service. The role is key in delivering a positive change experience for apprentices, employers and professional services staff supporting successful completion of apprenticeship learning aims.

About You

You will use your exceptional administrative and organizational skills to manage a busy and varied workload. You will be pro-active with an inquisitive mind, keen to offer a range of appropriate solutions within regulatory parameters, providing an outstanding apprenticeship experience for our learners and employers. This role requires someone who thrives on being organised with exceptional attention to detail and who can keep up with developments in a fast-paced sector.  Experience of ESFA and Ofsted in a Higher Education or Further Education environment would be an advantage.  You will work with apprentices, employers and academic and professional service staff to ensure that we meet regulatory requirements in relation to changes in circumstances for Cranfield’s growing apprenticeship portfolio.

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here .

The Apprenticeships Office is a high profile team within the University that virtually draws together a wide number of our academic, learner support, administrative and marketing colleagues to provide a single, highly professional, consistent and reliable contact point between employers, learners, end point assessment organisations (EPAO) and regulators.

Our Values and Commitments

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here .

We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme. We are also committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role.  Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here .

Working Arrangements

Collaborating and connecting are integral to so much of what we do. Our Working Arrangements Framework provides many staff with the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote working, where job roles allow, balancing the needs of our community of staff, students, clients and partners.                                 

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Georgia Brown, Apprenticeships on Programme Lead, on (T): +44 (0) 1234 75 4748 or (E):    

Interviews to be held: Week Commencing 29 August 2022.

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