Data and Insight Analyst Ref 10037

School/department: University Operations and Strategic Planning Division
Hours: full time or part time hours  considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). This role is a hybrid home/campus role with up to 50% of time workable from home.
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 10037
Salary:starting at £36,333 to £ 43,155 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 2nd May 2023
Closing date: 21st May 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

The University Operations and Strategic Planning team at the University of Sussex has a vacancy for a Data and Insight Analyst to join a busy and enthusiastic team who support strategic and operational planning, data analysis and insights and data governance. This is an exciting time for the University as a new Vice Chancellor has just joined us and we prepare to develop our new strategy.

This key role will provide expert analysis and reporting to support decision-making on a wide range of topics related to university performance, student experience and outcomes. You will work with colleagues across the university to identify business questions and use your analytical and technical skills to find solutions and insight.

We have a beautiful campus in the South Downs, with cosmopolitan Brighton as our host city, but have also adopted a hybrid model of working which enables home working as well as time on-campus.

The Planning team is friendly and creative and this is a real opportunity for someone looking to move into or take their next steps in strategic planning within Higher Education.

Please contact Josh Costa, Head of Data and Insight ( for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification 10037 [PDF 100.29KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOCX 65.11KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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