Director in Planning

Gold Coast, Australia
28 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
25 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About the position

This newly created position will be responsible for delivering an effective University-wide planning framework to support the successful implementation of the University’s new 2018-2022 Strategic Plan. They will have a close relationship with the University’s Senior Executives and Managers, and deliver effective analyses and timely advice on key aspects of the University’s business.

Reporting to the Executive Director, People, Planning and Strategy, the Director, Planning will provide leadership for the University’s central data collection, analysis and reporting functions, and be responsible for developing the University’s business intelligence capability. They will oversee the University’s information & planning team and quality assurance functions, including Government reporting, student surveys, reviews and compliance.

About the person:

To be considered for this position, you will possess postgraduate qualifications and extensive relevant experience in the higher education sector. You will have high-level strategic, conceptual and analytical skills, including the ability to develop, implement and oversee a comprehensive strategic planning framework.

Experience in building and/or managing organisation-wide business intelligence capabilities and associated reporting and analytical platforms is a requirement, as is the ability to provide regular management information and ad hoc advice to support strategic and operational activities across all areas of the University, including student recruitment, learning and teaching, student lifecycle analysis, research, institutional surveys, and workforce planning. 

The successful candidate will have previously succeeded in leading a busy team of analysts, technology specialists and administrators to deliver a diverse range of outcomes within a complex organisational environment.

Salary details:

Bond University offers a vibrant campus with state-of-the-art facilities in a picturesque location offering the lifestyle benefits of Queensland’s Gold Coast. An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated that is commensurate with the level of appointment and competitive in the Australian Market. Salary packaging options are available.

Further information:

Position related enquiries can be directed to Mr Ken Richardson – Executive Director, People, Planning and Strategy on 07 5595 5640 or at

Application and submission details:

For further details regarding this appointment please reference the position description and selection criteria.

Applications should include the following supporting documents:

  • A cover letter including the position title, where you saw this role being advertised and the position reference number #PPS1778;
  • A curriculum vitae which includes the names and contact details of three referees; and
  • A statement that succinctly addresses the selection criteria.

Completed applications should be sent to:

Peta Dawson/Kayleigh Corlett

Short listed applicants without work rights will need to demonstrate they can meet the requirements for obtaining a valid Australian work visa.

Bond University is an equal opportunity employer.

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