Analyst Developer (Data Quality & BI)

University of East London Professional Services - Strategic Planning Department

At UEL, we pride ourselves on the real-world relevance of our courses and research and the impact we are making in our east London community and the wider world. We are an open and inclusive university that is focused on transforming the lives of our students. Our corporate plan sets out an ambitious agenda for our future success which focuses on the delivery of high-quality teaching and learning and excellence in research. UEL has almost doubled its output of world-leading research in recent years and 94 per cent of the research UEL submitted to the Research Excellence Framework 2014 was deemed to be of an at least internationally-recognised level. In the last two years, we’ve risen 79 places in the National Student Survey league table, and we achieved our highest ever student satisfaction score in 2017.

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Strategic Planning team to take on a range of data quality and BI responsibilities. You will use knowledge of SITS, QlikView and student data together with SQL to specify and provide data quality exception reporting to help Registry and Strategic Planning improve student data quality in a timely and resource efficient manner.

You will use knowledge and technical skills to provide expert input to preparations for the start of new HESA student data collections processes beginning in the Autumn 2019. You will use project management skills to lead preparations of student data for returns in accordance with returns requirements. You will bring with you a track record of co-ordinating the work of colleagues through training and joint working to share data with stakeholders.

This role will require enthusiasm and flexibility to learn the range of our student data sources and business processes in order to solve problems and improve both data quality and business intelligence.

Educated to degree level, you will have an understanding of the impact of data on an institution, excellent IT skills and an interest in higher education policy. You will be enthusiastic about working for an organisation that is striving to improve the student experience and ensure successful outcomes for them. You will also demonstrate project management.

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by UEL Professional Services Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of UEL. Employees of UEL Professional Services Ltd work alongside UEL colleagues in delivery of UEL’s mission, and UEL Professional Services Ltd will adopt UEL HR policies and procedures in full. Further detail regarding employment benefits can be found at the employee benefits section of our recruitment pages

This is a great opportunity for someone interested in making a real difference whilst being supported to learn and build excellent experience. For informal enquiries please contact the Head of Planning and Management Information, Sara McDonnell (

To obtain further details about this vacancy please visit our website at (reference number: PS173s2017).  The closing date for applications is 23 October 2017.

Candidates invited to interview will be asked to complete an Excel based piece of analysis on the day and will have opportunity to meet other members of Strategic Planning.

CVs will not be accepted without a completed application form.

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