HERIOT-WATT UNIVERSITY

Director of Strategic Planning and Performance

Location
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
Posted
24 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
22 May 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Heriot-Watt University has a rich heritage and an established reputation as a leading research-led university and provider of education with five global campuses in the UK, Dubai and Malaysia alongside considerable online learning provision around the world. 

The University is truly distinctive in its global structure, offering students access to education and research across the Group and unparalleled opportunities for mobility during their study and research. 

The University is in an exciting phase of launching its new strategic plan, Strategy 2025, which has been developed by our global community of staff, students, alumni and partners. The goal of Strategy 2025 is to educate our students to flourish in their learning and life skills, and for the University to deliver research and enterprise with profound impact on the communities that it serves.

The Director of Strategic Planning and Performance will work closely with members of the University Executive to set, monitor and review the University’s strategic direction and integrated planning processes as well as providing overall leadership and direction of business intelligence, analytics, strategic performance reporting and certain strategic projects.

If you have leadership experience at a senior level in a global organisation with a proven track record of effective strategic planning skills and data analytics, with knowledge and understanding of the policies, practices and contemporary issues in the higher education sector, we would be delighted to hear from you and to receive your application.

Informal enquiries regarding the post should be directed to the University’s appointed advisors, Perrett Laver: online at https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/, quoting reference number 4137, or by contacting Zach Sazali at zachry.sazali@perrettlaver.com or 0207 340 6213. 

The deadline for applications for this position is Wednesday 22nd May.

Final Interviews will be conducted on Friday 28th June.  

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