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Policy and Planning Analyst (maternity cover)

Job title Policy and Planning Analyst (maternity cover)

Department Dept of Policy, Planning & Compliance

Salary Starting from £34,304, rising to £40,927

Grade Grade 7

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2429

Placed on Thursday 12 May 2022

Closing date Sunday 29 May 2022

Interview date Friday 10 June 2022

Reference CC9393

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Join the Department of Policy, Planning and Compliance (DPPC) as a Policy and Planning Analyst.

About Us:

The DPPC provides support to the University's senior management team in strategic planning, decision-making, resource allocation and project management, whilst supporting a number of senior management meetings. We have a key role in academic workload management and strategic space planning, and provide insight and analysis of internal and sector data, and benchmarking.

About the role:

In the role you will:

  • Prepare policy analysis, policy development and institutional positioning
  • Support the senior management team
  • Produce data reports and analysis
  • Provide project management support

This is a full-time role, for a fixed-term period until May 2023 to cover maternity leave.

About you:

As an experienced administrator you will provide management information, data analyses and policy reports and provide secretariat support for senior management committees and other groups and teams.

You will be expected to work on your own initiative on a day-to-day basis, under the overall direction and line management of the Senior Policy and Planning Officers and the Director of Policy, Planning and Compliance, using your own judgement when working on independent projects.

What we can offer you:

We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award

A family-friendly University with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require. 

For further information please contact Nicky Kemp, Director of Policy, Planning & Compliance ( or Richard Griffith, Senior Policy & Planning Officer (

We offer:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme;
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce; 
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Further details:

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

Update to our application process:

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this the personal details of all applicants will be withheld at the initial shortlisting stage.