Planning and Data Analyst Ref 10036

School/department: Operations and Strategic Planning Division
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1 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
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: permanent
Reference: 10036
Salary: starting at £36,333 to £43,155 per annum, pro rata if part time 
Placed on: 10 March 2023
Closing date: 17 April 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of this date.
Expected Interview date: As soon as possible 
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 Planning and Data 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 manage external data submissions and provide expert analysis of key datasets. You will be skilled in Excel and ideally have experience of using or submitting HESA data. You will be looking to develop skills in business intelligence and will have the opportunity to work across the team and build skills in Alteryx and Power BI.

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 Emma Dawson, Head of Planning ( 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 10036 [PDF 109.90KB]

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 [DOC 119.50KB] 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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