Workload Planning Administrator

University of Exeter
November 21, 2022
Offerd Salary:£24,948
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Exeter (Hybrid)


The starting salary will be from £24,948 on Grade D, depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme.

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Admin, Professional, Managerial


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Workload Planning Administrator

Job description

University Corporate Services, Policy and Planning

This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on campus and some from home.

This new full – time post is available from the 2nd of December 2022 on a permanent basis

Summary of the role

A highly motivated and enthusiastic person is sought to join the Workload Planning team. This vibrant team plays a vital role supporting the University's planning and data requirements and works closely with Senior Management and staff from Academic Faculties and Professional Services, in a varied range of activities.

This challenging role offers an opportunity to work on a full-time basis with a wide range of colleagues across the institution in both academic and professional roles to further develop the usage of the University's academic workload planning system. The role holder will develop an oversight of the entire workload planning process and will develop close working relationships with one academic faculty to support the input of workload planning data. The role is responsible for ensuring consistent data is input across several academic units. A key part of the role will be to widely communicate the benefits of the system, engaging stakeholders from across the institution.

You will hold strong analytical and intellectual ability. You will be numerate and confident in the analysis and presentation of data, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to manage a diverse and stimulating workload. You will be confident to act as a champion for the system, advocating for its wider usage and proactively seeking potential improvements. You will be credible and confident in developing strong working relationships with staff at a senior level within the organisation. You will be able to assimilate complex sets of data and communicate the results clearly to a variety of audiences both internally and externally, as well as work independently and as part of a team in various roles. Benefiting from multi- million pound investment in our campuses, we offer a rewarding career in a fast-moving and demanding environment, as part of a forward thinking team that continues to have ambitious plans for the future.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role by clicking on the attachment.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 and QS World University Ranking 2022). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.

Our research income in recent years means we're the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world's most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is of international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework). We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 39 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
  • Further information

    For further information, please contact Maria Banham, email

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