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Data Insights Officer

University of Bath
£28,929 - £35,308 + benefits
Closing date
11 Jun 2023

Job Details

Department: Development & Alumni Relations

Salary: Starting from £28,929, rising to £35,308

Closing date: Sunday 11 June 2023

Interview date: Tuesday 20 June 2023

The Data Insights Officer will be integral to the success of the Department of Development & Alumni Relations. We hold a vast amount of data with huge potential to use this data to inform our strategy and plans and help us meet our goals. 

About the role 

The department has recently been through some considerable changes, with significant investment in the team and a new senior leadership structure in place, making it an exciting time to join and be part of a new chapter in the University's philanthropic journey. 

As the Data Insights Officer, you will be responsible for producing insights from the wealth of data we have available. You will deliver existing reporting and analytics requirements and translate individual and team data needs into clear outputs. This makes for a very rewarding role, where you will see the immediate impact of your work through the key decisions the insights will help drive.

This role is offered on a full time (36.5 hours per week) permanent basis. 

About you 

It is important that the Data Insights Officer has the technical ability outlined in the job description, but to truly succeed in the role you will also need to be able to: 

  • Combine a passion for data and a curious nature to develop important insights
  • Possess the ability to influence others and drive behaviour change to support improved data collection and insights
  • Be a brilliant communicator, able to translate complex insights into simple and compelling narrative for all audiences

With a wealth of data ready to be analysed, there is significant potential for the right person to make some exciting discoveries and really make their mark on the department's future success. 

About the Department 

The Department of Development & Alumni Relations supports a network of over 140,000 University of Bath alumni across 170 countries, as well as our wider community of supporters who generously give their time, expertise and philanthropy to the University. They transform students’ lives through removing barriers to education, and advance important research in areas such as sustainability, health and wellbeing, and digital. We keep in touch with our community of alumni and friends, informing them of the latest University news and events, providing unique benefits and services, and connecting business contacts or reuniting classmates. 

What we can offer you:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. 

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us on Twitter for more information.

Visa information

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK, you should refer to our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa before embarking on a job application to ensure you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / Indefinite Leave to Remain − please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

Update to our application process

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

So, if you want to join us as a Data Insights Officer, please apply via the button shown. 

Other organisations may call this role Data Officer, Systems and Data Officer, Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Officer, Insights Officer, or Data and Intelligence Officer.


The University of Bath is a leading UK university enjoying an international reputation for high-quality teaching and research. With an income of over £230 million, c.3,000 staff and over 15,000 students, the University is a complex and diverse organisation whose record of excellence has been rewarded with continued support from funding bodies, industry and commerce. The University has grown significantly in recent years and has ambitious plans for further expansion in the UK and internationally.

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