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Data Returns and Student Number Planning Analyst
Ref. 50051095

£44,611 per annum (incl. LWA)

Strategy, Planning and Performance

Central London

This post is full-time and permanent, working 35 hours per week.  

The University has an exciting opportunity for a planning analyst to join our supportive and welcoming team and play an integral part in our response to the HESA Data Futures transformation programme.    

As the Data Returns and Student Number Planning Analyst, you will be responsible for producing high quality data reports, including statutory returns to the Office of Students and HESA. You will analyse and model the data that underpins core management information and produce reports that support strategic evidence-based decision making used across the University. You will also be responsible for supporting student number planning activity.   

You will join an effective multidisciplinary department that works with different colleagues across the University. You will work in partnership with colleagues in the Student Records System and Strategic Planning teams to ensure alignment between our approach to data returns, student number planning and operational practice.  

You should have a sound understanding and knowledge of HESA, HESES and/or other UK HE statutory returns processes and experience of analysing large datasets and performance indicators and producing numerical and analytical complex reports in a planning context. You should also have strong oral and written skills and a proactive approach to problem solving. Working with busy teams, you will need to be able to prioritise tasks, work to tight deadlines and be flexible to changing workloads.  

You will be based at our Wells Street site and we have a Smart Working approach that allows for some remote working in the UK when you are not required onsite. Our wide range of benefits, including an occupational pension scheme and a generous holiday allowance makes the University of Westminster a great place to work.

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

At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders.   

We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.  

The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage.  
Closing date: midnight on 5 June 2023  
Interviews are likely to be held on: 15 June 2023  

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