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Business Intelligence Officer

University of Plymouth - Planning and Analytics

Location: Plymouth
Salary: £35,326 to £40,927 Per annum - Grade 7
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th October 2021
Closes: 21st October 2021
Job Ref: A8187

Working within the Planning & Analytics Office (PAO), you will play a key role in the Business Intelligence team and provide expert knowledge that supports the strategic direction of the department and University.

You will contribute to the BI, analytics and reporting activity of PAO including the provision of data analytics and reporting to inform the University Planning Cycle. You will have proven experience in BI visualisation tools and proficiency in analytical methods and data manipulation.

Ideally you will possess a degree in a quantitative discipline, you will have significant experience of working in a Business Intelligence related role, with the ability to effectively convey complicated information in a variety of clear, concise and meaningful formats. You should have expert working knowledge of at least one visualisation tool (e.g., Power BI, Tableau, etc.) and experience of working in higher education will be advantageous but not essential as key skills will be transferable.

Based on the Plymouth campus the role offers excellent personal development opportunities on Microsoft BI technologies and provides very generous annual leave of 43 days including public holidays. You will be joining a team of experienced BI professionals who enjoy sharing best practise and embrace new ideas on innovative approaches to data visualisation.

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Richard O'Brien by email or telephone 01752 586354.

Closing Date: 12 Midnight, Thursday 21st October 2021

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing Monday 1st November 2021 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Flexible working options including job share will be considered.

Please note, due to the COVID-19 pandemic the University is currently implementing a number of safety measures as per Government advice therefore the successful applicant may be required to work from home in the first instance.

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by the University of Plymouth Services Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Plymouth. Employees of the University of Plymouth Services Limited work alongside the University of Plymouth colleagues in delivery of Plymouth’s strategic vision, and will adopt the University of Plymouth’s HR policies and procedures in full unless otherwise stated.

The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages 

We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups at the University of Plymouth, such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+.

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