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Member of the Board of Trustees

Up to 2 Members of Board of Trustees


New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering (NMITE), Higher Education Institute.

Area of expertise:

Finance, Legal, Governance 


Unremunerated, reasonable expenses reimbursed


Hereford, UK

Who we are

New Model Institute for Technology and engineering (NMITE) is an innovative new entrant in UK Higher Education with eyes firmly on regional impact and global reputation.  Located in Hereford, we have ambitious aims to support lifelong learning in technology and engineering, to support industry and transform careers. NMITE was officially listed as a new provider of Higher Education in August 2020, we are now open for business.  We started deliver our game-changer degree programme, when our pioneer cohort arrived in 2021.  This is an exciting time to join our Board, and a momentous period in our history.

Who we are looking for now

We are recruiting a new Board Member, to join in October/November 2022.  This exceptional individual will ideally come from a finance background, able to contribute at strategic level, supporting our future success and ability to deliver ambitious plans moving forward.  We want to attract those aligned with our ambitious objectives and vision, and those who share our passion for Higher Education, Science, Technology and Engineering. 

The Board encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds, including those for whom this may be a first non-executive or Board role. 

We are looking for individuals who have experience in the following areas:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Governance
  • Legal

The role of a Board Member

The Board oversees strategic development and ensures the effective use of resources. The Board is committed to conducting business in accordance with the Public Interest Governance Principles.  Our Board Members are Charity Trustees and therefore have the responsibilities and potential liabilities that go with this type of Trustee status.

A full role description and additional information can be provided by

Time commitment

Our Board meets six times per year. Most of the meetings are attended face-to-face although options to join virtually when necessary. Members may be asked to provide additional contributions through membership of one of the Board’s sub-committees.  Members with specific expertise may be asked to contribute to NMITE projects or initiatives, this is voluntary and based on willingness and availability. NMITE events are generally scheduled adjacent to Board meetings for the convenience of Members. 


This is an unpaid position. The Institute will meet all reasonable expenses incurred whilst undertaking Board business, for example travel to meetings and key events.

How to apply

Please contact Samantha Lewis on attaching a resume and supporting narrative explaining your interest in becoming a Board Member and outlining the skills and experience you feel will be of most benefit to the post and the Institute.

We are committed to increasing the diversity of our Board.  NMITE values and is committed to an inclusive working environment, seeking a diverse community, attracting individuals from different backgrounds to contribute to inspirational learning.

Interviews will be conducted via video links and successful candidates will be asked to meet with us in person. New Members will be provided with a thorough induction, their Board Member responsibilities and higher education governance principles.

Data & Compliance Administrator (20 Hours p/w)

Data & Compliance Administrator (20 Hours p/w) 

Who we are: NMITE is an innovative new entrant in UK Higher Education in Hereford, with its eyes firmly on regional impact and a global reputation. We have ambitious aims to widen access to higher education, promote lifelong learning in technology and engineering, to support industry and transform careers. Supported by Government, industry, and the engineering profession, we aim to be a game-changer in every facet of our operations and educational programmes.  

NMITE’s approach to teaching is highly interactive – we don’t use lectures or traditional exams; we do use challenge-led, industry-linked learning experiences and we are proud advocates of learning by doing. 

To thrive in our environment, you’ll need a can-do attitude, a solve-it mindset, the willingness to learn (NMITE is a new provider – on an exciting journey), the ability to work with all our multidisciplinary teams, and we are not going to say no to a good sense of humour when the going gets tough!  

The Role 

The Data and Compliance Administrator is located within NMITE’s Quality and Compliance Team, which specialises in a variety of areas, such as HE landscape intelligence, statutory returns, governance, and quality assurance.   

This role is responsible for engaging proactively, both internally with staff and externally with key stakeholders, with knowledge and authority regarding data reporting to external partners and statutory bodies.   

You will need knowledge and experience of data and statutory returns in an HE environment, be proficient in the use of IT systems and be able to work effectively, reliably and accurately, in an environment of complex regulations and reporting requirements.  

Main aspects of the Role  

  • Produce staff and student related statutory external returns via HESA, HESES, the OIA and UKVI.  

  • Maintain and communicate NMITE’s compliance reporting tracker on an ongoing basis. 

  • Work with colleagues across NMITE to communicate data collection requirements for statutory returns. 

  • Monitor and produce data statistics and reports, and be proactive in suggesting improvements to data quality, and auditing data within the student records system for items related to external returns and working with other departments to get issues resolved. 

  • To coordinate data production for other returns, e.g. Access and Participation Plan (APP).  

  • Where data quality issues are identified, reviewing processes and liaising with the relevant teams to suggest improvements and prevent persistent issues from occurring in the future. 

  • Work alongside colleagues across the institution to help evaluate the extent to which processes relating to data collection are meeting statutory requirements, and to monitor data quality (with regards to external returns) within the student records.  

  • Attend events and webinars to ensure knowledge is up to date and assist with disseminating this to staff across NMITE, for information related to statutory HE returns. 

  • Monitoring the websites and publications of HESA, OfS and other relevant agencies, for new and changed data reporting requirements, performance indicators, etc.  

  • Be the Office for the Independent Adjudicator point of contact. 

  • Build positive relationships with other professional services teams and academic staff and coordinate and liaise regularly with key stakeholders in designated departments.  

Essential Qualifications & Experience 

  • Degree or equivalent professional qualification. 

  • Knowledge and experience of external data returns in HE, ideally Data Futures (HESA) and Basic Compliance (UKVI). 

  • Knowledge of data quality checking processes. 

  • Experienced in the application of a data software packages, databases and data analysis approaches. 

  • A sound understanding of the relational database model and its implementation.  

  • Successful experience of working with users at different levels to resolve issues with processes or data systems.  

  • Experience of operating Excel with advanced level of skill.  

  • Proactive approach to problem solving, including a curiosity to investigate issues and find solutions, whilst maintaining compliance with processes related to OfS, HESA and UKVI compliance.  

  • Ability to provide courteous and high standards of customer service.  

  • High level of personal integrity and confidentiality and a strong attention to detail.  

  • Ability to work effectively as a team member.  

  • Ability to work flexibly to meet changing needs.  

  • Commitment to own learning and development.  

  • Commitment to equality of opportunity.  

  • Good record of attendance and punctuality.  

Our Values & Behaviours 

NMITE aims to be a game changer. Its staff must be able to balance the need to create a well-run, self-critical institution where good governance and rigorous quality controls are in place, with the need to test (and push) the boundaries of existing practice to create new approaches to engineering education. The way we work together is crucial to this mission and our values and behaviours must reflect this. 

Our values: 

  • Grit and determination. We will be determined in everything we do, demonstrating the staying power needed to see things through. 

  • Inclusive. We will respect every individual and every voice will be equally important. We will have a community of students learning with people from a variety of backgrounds and our staff team will be equally diverse. 

  • Creative and learning. We will test the boundaries of existing practice and find new ways of doing things. We will always seek to justify the “new” in our title. We will try new things with humility, accepting mistakes and learning from them. We will always seek to learn from experiences by sharing openly what went well and what went wrong. 

  • Honest. We will always be courteous and respectful but also honest and straightforward when dealing with each other. We will not hide from uncomfortable truths and staff will be provided with the information they seek to do their jobs and to be well informed about our progress. 

  • Curious. We will encourage scrutiny from each other and welcome questions from any colleagues – whoever they are and whatever their role. Communication will always be assumed to be a two-way process. Colleagues should always ask for information they feel they need that is not being provided and we will always listen to each other. 

  • Aligned. We will always work to advance the institution’s mission and its core aims, whatever our role. We will challenge work that does not align with our mission. We will work to break down barriers between teams to ensure that more goals are shared and that we succeed together. 

Location: Hereford  

Our Offer 

Salary & Benefits: We offer a competitive salary of £13,993 and a benefits package which includes: 

  • 30 days holidays (plus Bank Holidays & closure days) pro rata

  • Pension scheme 

  • Life Insurance  

  • Cycle to work scheme 

  • Ongoing training & development 

  • Employee Assistance Programme 

  • Westfield Health & Rewards 

  • Flexitime 

  • Sick pay 

To apply  

Please email a full CV and covering letter to Your covering letter should outline how you meet the person specification.  

Informal questions about the roles can be addressed to the Director of People & Operations, Samantha Lewis ( 

NMITE is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can be ourselves and succeed on merit. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in engineering education. 

The closing date for completed applications is midnight, Friday 9th June 2023.  

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