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Manager of Strategic Analysis

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Area:Office of Provost
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 09 ($113,095.08 - $119,678.38)
Work type:Full Time - Continuing
Location: St Lucia, Brisbane

Planning and Business Intelligence

The University operates in an increasingly complex internal and external environment, within this context the Planning Office is a key resource to the University's senior management and broader community. The role of the Planning Office is to provide management information and analysis to support evidence-based decision making. Information about Planning & Business Intelligence may be accessed on the unit’s web site at

About This Opportunity

An exciting opportunity exists with The University of Queensland’s Office of Planning and  Business Intelligence for someone to lead and grow the University’s strategic analytics function. The Planning and Business Intelligence Unit is a key resource to the senior management of the University, providing data, analysis and insights to support strategic decision making. You will be supported with direct access to data from all of the University’s key corporate systems via UQ’s datawarehouse, as well as the opportunity to work closely with an experienced team of Business Intelligence specialists.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

The person

Applicants should possess a postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline and/or a combination of relevant experience and education. The successful applicant will have the capability to lead and develop an analytics function as well as hands on experience in undertaking high level statistical analysis using complex administrative data. This will include having the technical skills to compile and manipulate data into a form suitable for analysis using business intelligence reporting and data extraction tools such as Business Objects (or similar). They will also have strong interpersonal skills and know how to present their findings to a range of audiences verbally and in written form using appropriate data visualisations.

The role will suit someone with strong analytical skills who enjoys using data to gain insights into complex problems. You will have good technical skills and will be someone who actively seeks out information on new tools and techniques. You will be experienced in working with complex administrative data and be able to tackle problems creatively – understanding the broader context with the ability to identify key questions, not just answer them.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, continuing position at HEW level 9. 

The base salary will be in the range $113,095 - $119,678, plus super of up to 17% and recreation leave loading of 17.5%.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

Download File 3027476_Manager of Strategic Analysis.pdf


To find out more about this role please contact Dr Clare Hourigan, Director of Planning on +61 7 3346 0620, +61 403 314 525 or

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the APPLY NOW button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter, and;
  • Resume/CV (Curriculum Vitae), and;
  • Responses to the Selection Criteria

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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