Institutional Planning

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Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted Jun 24, 2020
Category Teaching Jobs
Job Type Full-time


To facilitate the University’s strategic planning and academic planning processes; and to oversee the HEMIS, business intelligence, institutional research and data analytics functions

Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Masters in a relevant field.
At least five years’ work experience in a Higher Education strategic planning, academic planning, institutional research, HEMIS, or business intelligence environment (or a combination of these).
At least three years’ work experience as a manager or strategic project leader
Key Performance Areas / Principal Accountabilities
Facilitate and co-ordinate the University’s strategic planning and academic planning processes.
Effectively manage the HEMIS, business intelligence (BI), institutional research, and data analytics functions.
Draw up strategic planning and associated documents.
Support the HEQSF programme approval processes.
Maintain the University’s Programme and Qualification Mix (PQM) database.
Liaise with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and other stakeholders as required.
Provide reports to top management to support decision-making.
Provide information to outside agencies (e.g. StatsSA, HSRC) as required.
Promote regional collaboration and represent the University on the Cape Higher Education Consortium (CHEC).
Manage the human and financial resources of the Institutional Planning department.

Ability to lead and influence change
Excellent communication skills
Leadership skills
Facilitation skills
Adaptability to change
Strong client focus
Professional knowledge and skills
Strategic planning skills
Academic planning skills
Analytic / MIS skills
Conflict management skills
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