Director of Planning

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Leicester, Leicestershire (GB)
28 May 2019
End of advertisement period
25 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Leicester is one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities. With 4,000 staff and 20,000 students representing 115 nationalities, we have a truly global outlook. We are ranked among the top 25 UK universities for research power according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) and our research has wide-ranging impacts on society, health, culture, and the environment, with 75 per cent judged to be internationally excellent. Whether it’s our revolutionary work in DNA fingerprinting, the discovery of Richard III, or breakthroughs in the treatment of degenerative diseases, we consider education and knowledge to be a power for good.

We are now seeking a Director of Planning to join us and lead and inspire a team that plays a vital part in the strategic development of the University. Working with senior leaders, you will be responsible for the provision of high quality, data-driven strategic insight that informs organisational decision-making. Bringing to bear a depth of knowledge of Higher Education sector dynamics, robust governance and assurance, statutory returns, and integrated planning processes, you will develop a sector-leading planning function. 

Data intelligent and digitally led, you will have experience of leading and influencing in complex stakeholder environments and building effective working relationships with colleagues across a spectrum of expertise and perspectives. This is an opportunity for an experienced planning professional to shape a function that is fundamental to the enduring success of this vibrant and future-focused University.

We are committed to advancing equality of opportunity and are one of only ten universities worldwide to be an impact champion for gender equality movement HeForShe.

For further details, including a job description, person specification and information on how to apply, please visit quoting reference 4168. Applications will close at 17:00 GMT on Tuesday 25th June 2019.

Salary: Competitive

Location: Leicester 

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