Director of Strategic Planning

De Montfort University

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering excellent teaching and learning, high-quality research and a sector-leading student experience.  A culturally rich university with a strong commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The University is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. DMU is proud to be recognised as a university ranked Gold under the recent Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The award is recognition of the consistently outstanding teaching and learning on offer at DMU and the extraordinary impact that has on its students.

The proper integration of academic, financial and estate and infrastructure planning is vital to DMU’s ongoing success. The University is, therefore, seeking to appoint an exceptional Director of Strategic Planning. With a proven track record of providing comprehensive business intelligence and analysis to support strategic decision making, the successful candidate will lead the translation of DMU’s visionary strategic ambitions into tangible operational impact.

Possessing outstanding oral, numerical and written communication skills, candidates will utilise substantial knowledge of the higher education landscape to ensure DMU retains its leading edge during a period of unprecedented change. An excellent understanding of academic endeavour will, therefore, be critical, as will a strong commitment to student engagement and the wider mission and ethos of the University.   DMU strives for our staff to be as diverse as our student body.  We have a diverse and progressive leadership team who strongly advocate the need to ensure the university enables all talent to flourish.  Applications to this post are encouraged from all members of the community.

For further information, including details of how to apply, please visit www.odgers.com/64059  

Closing date: 10th November 2017.

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