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Planning Analyst (Returns and Student Number Planning) - QMUL23373

Department: Strategic Planning Office
Salary: £34,220 - £40,194 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL23373
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 12-Nov-2020
Closing date: 09-Dec-2020

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Strategic Planning Office


Planning Analyst (Returns and Student Number Planning)





Queen Mary University of London are recruiting a Planning Analyst (Returns and Student Number Planning) to join the Returns and Student Number Planning team within the Strategic Planning Office.  The Planning Analyst (Returns and Student Number Planning) will focus on supporting the compilation of external data returns in addition to the annual student number planning process.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to gain advanced level experience in the areas of external returns, data and information improvement within an office that uses cutting edge data and analytics technology.


The successful candidate will report directly to the Deputy Director of Planning and will have the opportunity to work alongside a talented team of planning professionals specialising in a diverse range of activities including but not limited to strategic planning, risk management, data and analytics, external returns, student number planning and preparations for the REF.

We are looking for someone who has:

-          experience of working in the area of data and analytics

-          experience of extracting data from relational database systems

-          skills in data preparation technologies such as Alteryx, KNIME, Excel, SQL, programming or similar.

We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.


The position is a full-time and permanent. Starting salary will be in the grade 4 range £34,220 to £40,194 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.


Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability.


Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Simon Houlding at


The closing date for applications is 9th December 2020. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


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