Assistant Planning Officer (Policy and Review)

London School of Economics and Political Science - Planning Division

Salary from £34,736 to £42,019 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £45,212 pa inclusive of London allowance

The London School of Economics and Political Science is one of the foremost social science universities in the world. The Planning Division plays an integral role in supporting the School’s progress towards achieving its strategic objectives. We are recruiting an Assistant Planning Officer (Policy and Review) to support a range of work undertaken within the Planning Division, including: the provision of information; servicing the sub-groups of the Academic Planning and Resources Committee; supporting and servicing the School’s Annual Monitoring process; supporting review processes; resource allocation; and policy formation.

Successful candidates will have strong note taking skills, an eye for detail, and the ability to work as part of a team. Educated to degree level (or equivalent), candidates will have demonstrable administrative experience, preferably in the HE sector. Candidates must also have excellent IT, numeracy, written and oral communication skills, and experience managing their priorities in order to meet tight deadlines.

The LSE offers an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email

The closing date for receipt of applications is 21 January 2018 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

The interview date is 16 February 2018

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