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Senior Data Analyst Vacancy Plymouth University

Written by  Jul 29, 2020

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and hardworking individual to join the Planning & Analytics Office at the University of Plymouth as Analytics Officer. The Planning & Analytics Office provides support to the University in strategic planning and intelligence.

The post plays a key role in analysis of institutional data on University applicants, markets, students attainment and institutional performance, in particular, Graduate Outcomes and National Student Survey (NSS) surveys. You will be a proficient user of Microsoft Excel, BI systems, software, tools and self-service platforms with specialist knowledge to perform data manipulation and analysis. Leading on analysis and dashboard construction to support analytics within the team and the wider University.

Engaging and collaborating with stakeholders confidently through email, face to face or by telephone is essential in this role. The role requires excellent attention to detail and accuracy, and the ability to work as part of a team, prioritise and self-manage. Database and data programming, including SQL, skills are desirable.

Please refer to the job description for further information, and complete the online application form to apply (CVs will not be accepted). Please demonstrate how you meet the criteria outlined in the knowledge, education and training elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role, please contact David Harrott, Analytics and Modelling Officer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to arrange a telephone discussion.

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Flexible working options including job share will be considered.

Please note, due to the COVID-19 pandemic the University is currently implementing a number of safety measures as per Government advice therefore the successful applicant may be required to work from home in the first instance.

Closing Date:  12 Midnight, Wednesday 5th August 2020

Interviews are expected to take place on Tuesday 11th August 2020.

The University of Plymouth is committed to equality of opportunity, promoting a diverse and inclusive culture, demonstrated through our commitment to the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and as a Stonewall diversity champion. All applications will be judged solely on merit, however, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented in the workforce, for example black and minority ethnic groups.

University of Plymouth holds a TEF (Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework) Silver by the Office for Students.

Peter Flynn

Creator and director of IT Security Centre UK.

I have worked in the IT industry for many years and developed my IT security skills in particular. As this area has always been of interest to me and is more important now than ever.

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