The work of Human Resources is governed by Human Resources Committee (HRC). The department also fosters cordial relations with four recognised trade unions, which it engages through the JUCC (Joint Unions Campus Committee). Other University committees also influence the work of the department.
Human Resources Committee
HRC is a committee which:
- Approves University HR strategy.
- Makes recommendations to the University Council for new or revised employment policies to support the agreed HR strategy.
- Approves procedures in respect of the above employment policies.
- Receives and considers reports from the Director of Human Resources, the Equality and Diversity Board, the Health and Safety Committee and other relevant bodies.
HRC is chaired by a Pro-Chancellor and also includes the Chair of the Council, the Vice-Chancellor, a Pro-Vice-Chancellor, the Director and Assistant Director of HR, four lay representatives of the Council, a senior representative of each faculty, and two senior representatives from Professional Services (17 in total). The current members are:
Mr Tony Pedder (Pro-Chancellor) – Chair
Mrs Kathryn Riddle (Chair of the Council)
Professor Keith Burnett (Vice-Chancellor)
Professor Paul White (Pro-Vice-Chancellor)
Mr Andrew Dodman (Director of Human Resources)
Ms Gill Tait (Assistant Director of Human Resources)
Mrs Sarah Harkness
Mr Martin Pinder
Ms Judith Hardy
Ms Valerie Cotter (Arts & Humanities)
Dr Malcolm Butler (Engineering)
Professor Paul Hellewell (Medicine, Dentistry & Health)
Professor David Hornby (Science)
Professor Heather Campbell (Social Sciences)
Ms Pat McGrath (Accommodation and Commercial Services)
Dr Christine Sexton (CiCS)
JUCC (Joint Unions Campus Committee)
The University recognises four trade unions, who are represented on the JUCC: