Planning & Management Information Analyst (2 Posts)

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Birmingham, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 15 Jun 2022

Location: Aston University Main Campus

Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 15 June 2022

Interview Date: To be confirmed

An opportunity has arisen within the Planning and Student Management Information team to support the achievement of the Aston Strategy 2018 to 2023, by providing professional advice and a responsive, high quality, information, analysis and planning service. The post will support in providing high quality management information reporting, producing timely and high-quality analysis, and will work closely with Senior Management, Academic Colleges and a range of professional support staff, both within Aston and across the sector, in order to ensure that the data and reporting needs of the University are met. The post holder will also support the data and reporting needs of high profile statutory workstreams including the HESA Student Return, the Higher Education Students Early Statistics Return, and the Unistats return. You will provide support to the team and wider colleagues across the University as readiness preparations are undertaken for the Data Futures sector-wide transformation programme.

The successful candidate will be an advanced user of data records and management information systems, with experience of working with Business Intelligence Tools and data visualisation. As you will be developing reporting that will be used by a range of stakeholders across the University, analytical ability as well as attention to detail and accuracy are critical skills for this role. You will be able to work flexibly and productively, both as part of a team and as an individual; and be able to work under pressure to tight time scales. The ability to work effectively with colleagues is also essential. Experience in the Higher Education sector, and of SITS, are both desirable.

Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. 

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Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter http://www.ecu.ac.uk/equality-charter-marks/athena-swan/ , recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https://www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

If you require the job details document or an application form in an alternative format please contact the recruitment team at recruitment@aston.ac.uk .


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