Senior Manager, Strategic Analytics - Bletchley, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom,

Senior Manager, Strategic Analytics

Salary: £41,526 - £49,553 (DOE) plus exceptional benefits

Location: Milton Keynes

Fixed term contract to July 2021

Ref: 16699

Change your career, change lives

The Open University is the UK's largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education.

The Data and Student Analytics team are spearheading a transformation of the university's data analytics capability. Our aim is to support our key stakeholders in the university by enabling evidence driven decision making through data and analytics.

The role

The Senior Manager, Strategic Analytics will manage the team shaping and undertaking complex data analysis to create insight and recommendations for action to improve student success and satisfaction.

Skills and experience

  • Are you experienced in managing a team to analyse complex quantitative and qualitative data and interpret the outputs to make clear recommendations to improve performance?
  • Do you have a proven ability to understand complex business questions and take a lead role in the developing a coherent analytical framework which delivers insight into performance?
  • Can you tell simple and persuasive stories with data, presenting complex pieces of analysis in an impactful way that can be understood by both technical and non-technical audiences?

If so, and you have a strong practical ability in manipulating and analysing large and complex datasets, we want to hear from you.

For further information and to apply, please visit our website.

Closing date: Midday on Friday 22 November 2019.

Please note: If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the application closing date, please assume that on this occasion you have not been selected for interview. However, we thank you for your interest in The Open University and encourage you to apply for future positions.

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