The University of the Highlands and Islands is the United Kingdom’s leading integrated university encompassing both further and higher education. Based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, our distinctive partnership of 13 independent colleges and research institutions is locally based and rooted in communities, but with national and international reach, as part of a regional university structure.

To support our work we are recruiting to the following role:

Planning Officer (Strategy)

Salary range £31,134 - £36,092 per annum
Working hours35 hours per week
LocationInverness or Perth
Closing DateMonday 23 September 2019

This role is a key post within the university planning team with responsibility for supporting annual planning processes and working with colleagues across the university partnership to ensure these process run smoothly. The post holder has specific responsibility for managing the operation of the Partnership Planning Forum, a cross-partnership curriculum and student numbers senior planning group.

Applicants should be educated to degree level or have equivalent experience, and will be expected to evidence ability and experience of working independently and proactively on a range of projects. We are looking for a candidate with excellent organisational and communication skills and confidence in handling and presenting a range of data.

Interviews will be held week commencing 7 October 2019.

If you have any queries about the application process please contact the Personnel Office at or on 01463 279239.