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Planning Officer
Ref. 50051095

Salary: NG5 - £34,422 p.a. (incl. L.W.A.)

Department: Strategy, Planning & Performance

Location: Central London

There are two posts available.

The University of Westminster has approximately 20,000 students across five Faculties spanning a wide range of disciplines. The consolidated turnover of the University and its subsidiary companies is in excess of £200 million. 

Based in London’s West End, the Strategy, Planning and Performance Department consists of approximately 20 professionally qualified team members, working across strategic and operational planning, business intelligence and risk management functions. 

Supporting delivery of the University mission, the department produces integrated and forward-looking intelligence and provides stakeholders with timely, accurate and relevant management information for driving efficiencies and effectiveness. The processes within the department are agile to change and reflect the significant shifts in the sector. The tools and data sources employed include MS Office, Qlikview, Forecast Modelling tools, SITS and Agresso. 

Reporting to the Student Number Planning and Returns Manager, the Planning Officers will play a pivotal role in the preparation of data for a range of statutory returns including but not limited to the HESA individualised Student Record. They will forge key relationships with other university departments to enhance the quality of data used in the production of these returns; support student number planning and the provision of management information to assist senior management in strategic decision-making, developing/maintaining data models and conducting analysis as required.

The successful candidates will have a first degree or equivalent relevant experience, along with experience of HE statutory returns. Strong analytical skills and a high level of computer literacy and experience of manipulating large and complex amounts of data are also expected along with the ability to manage a busy and varied workload, managing deadlines and the contribution of other staff.

To apply for this vacancy, please click above. Further information is included in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed through link below. 

Closing date: midnight on 8 July 2018

Interviews are likely to be held on: 20 July 2018

Administrative contact (for queries only): Recruitment@westminster.ac.uk 

Please note: We are unable to accept applications by email. All applications must be made online. CV’s in isolation or incomplete application forms will not be accepted. 

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