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External Returns Officer (Ref:143)

Salary range: 
£27,511 to £30,046 per annum

Full time, permanent 

A new and full time opportunity for an External Returns Officer to join our busy Planning & Management Information department which sits in the wider Finance and Planning team.

The External Returns Officer will assist with the production of student related statutory external returns with the primary focus being on returns for the Office for Students and the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). This will include day to day responsibilities such as, assisting with the production of external returns, monitoring data quality within the student records system and liaising with departments at the university to communicate data collection requirements.

To be successful in this role you will have experience of HESES, HESA, Graduate Outcomes or NSS returns and of general data quality checking processes. You will have demonstratable experience of working with users at different levels to resolve issues with processes or data systems.

Closing date: Monday 22nd March

Interview date: w/c 12th April

We are actively committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates and from candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented within our workforce. 

We consider flexible working requests for all our vacancies.

Closing date: 
Monday, March 22, 2021 - 17:00

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  3. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  4. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

Please return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title and reference number in the email subject heading.

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