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Planning and Performance Analyst

Reporting to: Principal - Regulatory Transactions
Team: Frontline Regulation
Contract type: Fixed-term for 14 months
Salary: Between £30,158 and £40,033 per annum dependent on skills and experience, with access to performance related pay, bonus and civil service pension scheme
Location: Brighton
Closing date: Monday 19 April 2021

Job ref: 86443

TPR grade: 10

About us

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is responsible for protecting workplace pensions in the UK. We work with employers and those running pensions to help people save safely for their retirement.

We have a fantastic office located in the heart of Brighton that is a short distance from the train station, shops and the sea.

We put our 700+ employees first by supporting flexible working and offering a diverse, lively and inclusive environment. This includes LGBT+ Network (PROUD), Women’s Network, BAME Network (ME) and a Disability Network, which offer supportive spaces to connect with like-minded individuals.

We are committed to making TPR a great place to work. We do all we can to support our people reach their full potential with training, secondment and development opportunities.


We’re looking for a Planning and Performance Analyst to support the Frontline Regulation (FLR) senior leadership team with the operational management of the directorate through the provision of management information, operational plan development, monitoring and reporting.

To be the point of contact and knowledge in the directorate for MI, progress against ops plan, budget, KPIs and significant risk mitigations. To liaise across TPR to ensure that operational plans across Frontline Regulation are coherent and that the ops plans are understood and supported by other directorates.


  • Track the delivery of the directorate operational plans, key performance indicators (KPI), key outcome indicators (KOI) and budget control through providing accurate management information.
  • Support the creation of credible operational plans across FLR that strike the right balance between operational work, continuous improvement and change projects.
  • Monitor and report on progress of FLR deliverables.
  • Support the development, monitoring and reporting of the FLR Directorate’s KPIs and KOIs, ensuring exceptions are escalated and mitigations identified and implemented.
  • Support the development of the Corporate Plan.
  • Support the programme of continuous improvement through the monitoring of progress of work and provision of related management information (MI).
  • Support FLR reporting to the Tasking Co-ordination Group (TCG), working with various stakeholders. Support operational planning on Regulatory Initiatives (RI) and their evaluation.

Essential and desirable criteria

  • Experience in planning and performance.
  • Experience of supporting the development and management of a budget.
  • Experience of setting and measuring KPIs.
  • Stakeholder engagement at all levels.
  • Knowledge of management information approaches.

Person specification

  • Proactive and flexible.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Communication skills at all levels.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Personable and a team player.
  • Salary and benefits.

How to apply

Please send your CV and a written statement to quoting ref 86443 with details of how your experience and skills meet our essential criteria and details of your notice period.

We are an inclusive employer and offer equal opportunities to all regardless of an individual’s age, disability, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Candidates who declare that they have a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the job will be offered an interview.

Applications will be considered on a part time and job share basis.

Please be aware we are currently holding interviews through Skype due to COVID-19.

If you have any queries about this role, or if you have a disability and wish to request a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process, please email