ROYAL HOLLOWAY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

Director of Strategic Planning

Location
London (GB)
Posted
09 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Royal Holloway, University of London 

Director of Strategic Planning

One of the country’s leading research-intensive universities, Royal Holloway, University of London is ranked in the top 30 in the UK.  Through the dedication of our teachers, discoveries that change the world and the Royal Holloway student experience, ours is a community that inspires students and staff to succeed academically, socially and personally.

Awarded silver ranking in the TEF, we are consistently first among the University of London Institutions for student satisfaction. The University is at a pivotal point of transformation and change as it develops a new institutional strategy for the period beyond 2020.

We are now looking for a new Director of Strategic Planning to play a key role in developing this strategy.  This post will inform and drive our strategic planning processes and resource allocation. A member of our extended Senior Leadership Team, the Director of Strategic Planning will anticipate trends, risks and opportunities in the higher education sector, and across the broader political environment, and develop potential responses to inform the decision-making of the Senior Management Team.

In partnership with other senior stakeholders you will lead the Strategy, Planning and Change team in the further development of a business intelligence capability on behalf of the University. Using exceptional analytical skills, you will translate data into analysis and insight, and lead a directorate which will inform operational plans and drive the analysis of performance against targets throughout the organisation.  You will be experienced in managing relationships with key external partners and be able to lever critical insights to inform the University’s future strategic and operational plans. The sector is currently faced with significant change and opportunity. It is an excellent time to join us as our new Director of Strategic Planning.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to Royal Holloway on this appointment.  For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit www.saxbam.com/appointments using reference WXFH.  Applications should be received by noon on Monday 10 December 2018. 

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