Planning and Insight Officer - 2 Posts

United Kingdom
Aug 21, 2017
Sep 18, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Based in the new Planning & Analytics Office, you will be part of the Planning & Insight team driving strategic decisions at all levels of the University through actionable insight driving strategic decisions at all levels of the University through actionable insight.

You will engage senior stakeholders across the University – within the University Executive Group and across Faculties and Professional Services – in order to identify strategic priorities and challenges. You will analyse and interpret multiple data sources to generate insight into the University's applicants, students, and market position, based on an in-depth understanding of the higher education sector. You will work closely with stakeholders to embed insight into strategy development, planning and implementation.

As the ideal applicant, you will be educated to degree level or equivalent and have significant experience working in an analyst, market research or insight role. Experience of working in a higher education environment will be advantageous but not essential.

You will have the ability to effectively convey complicated information in a variety of clear, concise and meaningful formats and you will also be able to demonstrate how your work has been effective in informing and influencing strategic planning and decision-making in your previous roles.

You will demonstrate significant experience in a variety of research techniques – both qualitative and quantitative – and you will also have thorough knowledge of relevant legislation and professional standards.

Work at a place where you feel valued and enjoy spending time. An environment where imagination is important and creativity counts. Work with us.


At University of Plymouth, you’ll find the space to develop your talents, the freedom to ring the changes and the opportunity to grow as part of our welcoming and inclusive community.


Employing over 3,000 staff, whatever your expertise and ambition, we’ve got a career opportunity to match. Recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016, from academic, teaching and research positions to technical, management and administrative roles, you’ll find opportunities at every level, across all our campuses.


Our people share a determination to push boundaries, think differently and achieve more. As an employee, you’ll play a crucial part in building our impressive reputation in education, innovation and research.

In return, we’ll support, nurture and reward you with generous benefits, from training and development to childcare and flexible working. Find out more about the benefits we offer you in both your work and your life.

These are full-time posts working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.


To apply for this vacancy please apply online following the apply online button below.


Contact for informal discussion:  Kirstie Godwin-Day

Closing date:  12 midnight on Sunday 17 September 2017

Anticipated Interview date: 11th/12th October 2017


University of Plymouth is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is a Stonewall diversity champion.

The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s careers in STEMM academia.

University of Plymouth has been recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016.

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