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Acting Deputy Director for Strategy and Planning

Job Title: Acting Deputy Director for Strategy and Planning
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Start Date: May/June 2018
Reference: BBBH57399_1525451368
Contact Name: Jessica Roberts
Contact Email: j.roberts@parity.net
Job Published: May 04, 2018 17:29

Job Description

Acting Deputy Director of Strategy and Planning - 12 Months - Glasgow

This role is available as a day rate contract or fixed term position.

Our higher education client based in Glasgow has an exciting opportuntiy for a skilled Acting Deputy Director of Strategy and Planning to support major planning activities. You will be responsible for developing and managing the framework for strategic and operational planning, monitoring performance and deputising for the Director.

Essential Skills:

  • Significant experience of strategic planning in the HE sector and of strategy and policy development.
  • Experience of interacting with HE sector strategic bodies, including: SFC, HESA, Scottish Government and Universities Scotland.
  • A proven ability to lead and motivate teams.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills, including leadership, negotiation, influencing and relationship building at senior management level and with external stakeholders.
  • Excellent problem solving skills, including strategic planning and in-depth analysis with a track record of providing innovative solutions to complex and multi-layered problems.
  • Extensive experience of medium and long-term strategic planning, crossing several departments within a large-scale organisation.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with the ability to establish good working relationships effectively to interact with a wide

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