|1st December 2023
|8th January 2024
£57,696, rising to £64,914
Oxford Brookes is a leading institution dedicated to academic excellence, research, and fostering a diverse and inclusive learning environment. We are seeking a highly motivated and strategic individual to join our team as Head of Strategic Planning and Market Intelligence leading the Strategic Planning and Market Intelligence team (SP&MI) in the Strategic Change and Planning Division.
The Strategic Change and Planning Division (SCAP), within the Directorate of Academic and Student Administration (ASA) exists primarily to support strategic decision-making and the Strategic Planning and Market Intelligence team act as a bridge between evidence sources and the university business areas, applying their professional skills and expertise to help answer essential strategic questions being addressed by our colleagues in academic faculties, marketing & recruitment, Academic and Student Administration, etc.
Overall purpose of post:
As Head of Strategic Planning and Market Intelligence you will oversee the work of the Market Intelligence team and Faculty Planning Partners and, support the University, Faculties and MRE in the creation, development and review of their strategic plans and recruitment strategies.
In this role, you will undertake and direct the University’s regulatory policy analysis and the higher education horizon scanning to understand the market, competitor and customer shifts in real-time, evaluating the institutional competitive position and developing strategic planning.
This position requires a driven individual with a passion for higher education, and a proven track record in leading a team of market research or similar professional staff and generating, maintaining and reviewing strategic plans and policies, delivering on the operational elements of such plans.
Please see the attached JD and Person Specification for full details about the role.
You will also enjoy the benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University with up to 38 days holiday, rising to 41 days holiday (this includes 13 Bank Holidays and Concessionary Days), a generous Local Government pension scheme (19.2% Employer contribution rate), cycle to work scheme and access to a variety of university facilities (Brookes Nursery, Gym and sports facilities). For more information about benefits please see the document 'All about Brookes' below.
CV and Personal Statement:
As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our online application form by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button on the Oxford Brookes vacancy page. You will be routed to this when you click on the above “Apply” button. All parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the form called “Supporting Documents”, applicants must upload their CV and a Personal Statement. To complete the Personal Statement part of the application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and explaining how they meet each item detailed on the document. The Personal Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the CV.
At Oxford Brookes, inclusivity is one of our five guiding principles: we take positive steps to create an environment in which we celebrate, value and provide equal opportunity to all. We are committed to recruiting from the widest possible pool and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who embrace our values, regardless of their background.
As a Disability Confident Employer, we guarantee to interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential selection criteria.
Closing Date: 08-Jan-2024
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