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Planning Analyst

Apply now Job no: 504452
Work type: Full-time
Location: Geelong - City, Melbourne - Burwood
Categories: Technical

• Melbourne Burwood or Geelong Waterfront campus
• Full-time and continuing
• HEW 8 $100,289+ 17% Superannuation

With a future focus approach the position has responsibility to provide high-level strategic support and advice, analysis, interpretation, management and reporting of Faculty data for strategic and operational planning and reporting purposes.

This position ensures that the Faculty has a comprehensive understanding of its key activities and the returns achieved from its resource investments. You will play a key role in providing key information to the Faculty management team to support effective and efficient long term planning and investment.
Your expertise in data mining and analytics skills to produce dashboard reports will enable a more meaningful and user-friendly experience for the business.

Your key responsibilities will include:
• Providing high level coordination of data related to a variety of elements including high level analysis of course and unit performance and support for accreditation-related monitoring and reporting.
• Identification and development of dashboards that provide key metrics to identified stakeholder groups.
• Supporting the ongoing ROI analysis of Faculty activities through the provision of business insights related to the Faculty, School, Discipline and Course performance.
• Providing support to the Faculty General Manager, Executive Dean and Deans in the development of student load plans and regular review of student load forecasts to monitor achievement of targets.
• Providing high-level strategic analysis and advice with regard to academic workforce planning and allocation, and liaise with the HR team to monitor and analyse the staffing profile of the Faculty and Schools and provide advice regarding the impact of changes in staffing profiles.

To be successful, you’ll have:
• A degree in a relevant discipline, such as Business or Commerce, providing for strong data analytics skills and significant subsequent relevant experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience, training and education.
• Strong analytical skills including the ability to prepare complex financial models, analyse large amounts of data and prepare reports in a timely manner.
• Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing improvement projects and initiatives.
• Knowledge of University student load and load planning.
• Demonstrated ability and experience working with data analytical tools such as TM1, Power BI and /or Tableau.
• An ability to manage the delivery of projects while balancing priorities and resources.

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

Position Description: Download File PD - Planning Analyst.pdf

Applications for this position close on Tuesday October 27th 2020.

This role requires the incumbent to apply for and maintain a Working With Children Check (refer to Deakin’s Recruitment Procedure for further details).

Please submit your updated resume and a short cover letter outlining your skills and experience for this role.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Wayne Amos on +61 3 522 72389.

Are You Ready?
Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

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