Data Analyst (Strategy & Planning – Marketing and External Affairs)


30th January 2022


Strategic Planning and Analytics Office – (Marketing and External Affairs)

£34,304 – £43,434 per annum  

Full Time, Permanent  

Coventry University has been ranked joint first amongst Modern Universities in England for career prospects and we are in the top 6 universities for student experience. Our commitment to providing the best for our students doesn’t stop with them, it starts with our people. Without our dedicated teams, we wouldn’t be ranked so highly or have won any of our numerous awards.

The Strategic Planning and Analytics Office is a key professional service delivering insight to a wide range of stakeholders to support evidence-based decision making across the business. We are seeking an exceptional new colleague to join our team.

The post holder will work closely with colleagues from across the business, and specifically teams within Marketing and External Affairs (MEA), to deliver robust reporting and analytical insight to relevant stakeholders across the Coventry Group with a focus on supporting strategic and tactical marketing activities.

Our ideal candidate will bring expertise of turning data into insights, creating compelling reports, analysis and dashboards. Highly skilled in extracting and transforming data using a range of business intelligence tools such as Tableau and Alteryx, you will be able to combine data from a range of sources, building robust data models to underpin your analysis and data visualisations.

You will have outstanding analytical skills, attention to detail and experience of working with complex datasets, and a sound understanding of data governance principles. You will work collaboratively with internal and external contacts, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be able to manage individual workloads and meet tight deadlines.

A strong visual and verbal communicator, you will be capable of presenting your work to both technical and non-specialist audiences and have a confident approach to making your insight count.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Coventry University and make a significant contribution to our strategic direction and to the success of our students.


Coventry University will provide support to you in your career and working environment.  Whether you’re relocating to work with us, looking for support as an academic or just want to speak to other like-minded people, we’ve developed a support network for you.

As well as a competitive salary we have a range of impressive benefits some of which are; pension schemes, generous holiday allowances, flexible working, a childcare vouchers scheme, personal and professional development, employee networks and discounted membership to the University’s bespoke £4m sport and recreation centre where the University offers a physiotherapy service for all staff.

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Reference: REQ009183

Closing Date: 30 January 2022

To apply please visit the university website here