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Data Analyst and Information Coordinator

Doctoral College

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £30,487 to £34,980 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Tuesday 27 February 2024
Interview Date:  Monday 11 March 2024
Reference:  008124

The University of Surrey Doctoral College seeks a highly motivated and analytical individual to join our team as a Data Analyst & Information Coordinator. The postholder will play a pivotal role in supporting the Postgraduate Researcher (PGR) Lifecycle by analysing data, developing and maintaining information systems, and ensuring stakeholders have access to vital information.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting continuous improvement by working closely with the PGR Systems Lifecycle Manager to identify current system limitations, develop solutions, and assess the impact of implemented changes
  • Extracting and manipulating data from systems to produce both routine and ad hoc statistical reports, management information, and trend analyses
  • Developing and maintaining standard operating procedures for data extraction and analysis
  • Developing and maintaining user-friendly information resources on all aspects of the PGR Lifecycle for a diverse audience, including research students, supervisors, and professional services staff
  • Ensuring all information within Doctoral College systems adheres to General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

About you

We’re looking for an experienced data analyst with strong operational knowledge of information systems and analysing/reporting software. You’ll have experience of various data storage and data presentation systems but will also be able to quickly adapt to using new tools and analytical methods.

You’ll have strong experience of data analysis and manipulating data to produce professional reports that meet the needs of multiple stakeholders. Knowledge and understanding of information resources (such as web pages) will be key in this role, and you’ll be comfortable adapting material to a variety of audiences and channels.

What we can offer

In addition to salary, you will receive a yearly incremental pay rise, generous annual leave entitlement of 25 days holiday plus 7 university closure days and 8 bank holidays, a generous pension, access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes, and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery. 

Further Information

To apply please submit a CV. You will also be asked some brief questions to help us understand your suitability for the role.

For more information about the role please contact Dr Ruan Elliott via

Interviews will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams on Monday 11th March 2024.

The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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