Higher Education Policy Analyst

Twickenham, United Kingdom
01 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
25 Oct 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Higher Education Policy Analyst
Department: Vice Chancellor’s Office
Starting Salary: £42,792 per annum to £46,718 per annum
Hours: 36 hours per week

Since 1850, St Mary’s mission has been to provide a high-quality academic and professional environment, inspired by its distinctive ethos and values. The University is an inclusive academic community, where everybody is welcomed.   

St Mary’s continues on an exciting journey of transformation and growth, to benefit students, staff and the wider St Mary’s community. As the University builds on its proud heritage, it is looking for exceptional people to help shape its progressive future.  

The University is looking to appoint a Higher Education Policy Analyst, reporting to the Vice Chancellor, to  scan the higher education policy environment and provide specialist policy research, analysis and advice. You will provide senior level support to the Vice-Chancellor, preparing sensitive and strategic documents, and researching speeches, papers and presentations.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience of the higher education policy environment, a proven track record of providing concise and high-quality advice, and the ability to manage complex stakeholder groups. An exceptional analyst, you will be able to interpret large data sets and use data to inform recommendations and decision making at a strategic level.

The ability to work flexibly is essential, and you will be able to communicate, network and influence within the University and in the wider higher education environment.  

For further information about the role, please click here.   

Closing Date: Sunday 25 October 2020

Interviews are likely to be held on Tuesday 3 November 2020