We are currently recruiting for a Strategic Planning and Performance Manager in London (Remote working).

Pay rate: 300 per day.

Contract duration: Temporary ongoing

Department: Project Management


The Strategic Planning and Performance Manager is responsible for leading, developing and implementing approaches which assist the client in understanding emerging threats, risks and opportunities in a fast-paced environment.

This is a leadership role, which will set direction and task a team of analysts. The postholder will be responsible for a significant workload which will involve supporting a team of analysts to deliver strategic research, analysis, and performance insight. The products produced under their leadership will contribute to enhanced efficiency and evidenced-based decisions.

In addition to analytical and performance management, the Strategic Planning and Performance Manager will contribute to the strategic and business planning function hub by ensuring regular data and insight reporting through the data strategy, which they will develop, implement and manage.


  • Leadership skills, with the ability to own, shape, drive change and deliver tangible outcomes within the business, ideally in a performance and/or analysis arena.
  • Critical analytical skills with the ability to draw insight and interpretation from a wide variety of material.
  • Prepare and present clear and concise analysis on varied complex issues and in formats suitable for a variety of audiences.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders across the sector (including internal stakeholders.
  • Raise performance challenges in a constructive and timely manner.
  • Lead discussions on the work of your team, able to challenge others at all levels, (senior officers and staff), when necessary and shaping senior decision making


  • Experience of providing advice and guidance on approaches to performance management and helping to embed a culture of evidence-based decision making.
  • In depth knowledge of data management, setting frameworks for the collection, collation, analysis, and distribution of data.
  • Knowledge of standards and procedures relating to the handling of data e.g. GDPR considerations around the collection and recording of information, evaluation and retention, review and disposal. They should also have knowledge of data sharing agreements (DSAs), data processing contacts (DPCs), MOUs and Data Protection Impact Agreements (DPIAs).
  • Knowledge of strategic and business planning principles.
  • Knowledge of how-to matrix manage across the client’s area (to ensure a shared approach to data).
  • Experience of operating within a complex organisational or political environment and understanding the strategic context surrounding the client’s area.
  • Confident use of Microsoft Office including Power BI.
  • Educated to degree level / equivalent professional experience of working as a senior analyst or related role.


  • Experience of presenting complex analytical data in formats suitable for a variety of audiences.
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to own, shape drive change and deliver tangible outcomes for the business.
  • Working to tight deadlines within a fast-paced changing environment.
  • Building and developing a team, supporting professional development and oversight.
  • Establishing, setting and communicating strategic plans for an organisation and monitoring delivery.
  • A track record of designing and delivering data improvement initiatives.

Apply online or contact Terri O’Keefe on 01925 377 878. You can also email terri@peelsolutions.co.uk  for more information on this role.

Job Category: Business Services
Job Type: Temporary
Job Location: Remote

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