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Human Resources Subcommittee

MEMBERSHIP

NDM Head of Human Resources (Meeting lead)
NDM Director of Finance and Operations (Jenner, WHG, SGC & Ludwig)
NDM Director of Finance and Operations (Tropical Medicine, BDI & TDI) (Chair)
Senior Business Manager Experimental Medicine
HR Operations Manager
Deputy Business Manager Tropical Medicine

As requested
Head of Operations and Improvement
NDM Associate Head of Department
NDM Athena SWAN Coordinator

RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the SOC, the Human Resources Sub Committee is responsible for:

  1. Overseeing and advising the SOC on the University headcount cap;
  2. Overseeing the Department’s recruitment policies and practice;
  3. Overseeing and addressing CoreHR data issues;
  4. Assessing the implications for changes in policy and law at a local, national and international level; During the COVID-19 Pandemic, this committee will assess the impact of policy changes
  5. Overseeing and assessing the implications of global mobility;
  6. Overseeing the performance of the NDM HR Team and advising on resourcing levels;
  7. Reviewing and continuously improving the Departmental Athena SWAN programme;
  8. Identifying training needs, and overseeing the Department’s training and development programme for staff;
  9. Culture and workforce development;
  10. Recommending strategies and actions to promote equality and diversity;
  11. Working up cases for strategic HR policy development for review by the Strategic Operations Committee;
  12. Identifying new risks, implementing mitigating actions (where appropriate) and escalating as necessary.

STANDING AGENDA ITEMS

  1. Policy and procedure updates
  2. Identifying training needs, and overseeing the Department’s training and development programme for staff
  3. Identifying new risks, implementing mitigating actions (where appropriate) and escalating as necessary.
  4. Athena SWAN update
  5. KPI compliance data review
  6. Recruitment statistics

Current membership Dec 2020

Committee Role Name Job title
Meeting Lead Elena McPhilbin NDM Head of Human Resources
Chair Edward Gibbs NDM Director of Finance and Operations (Tropical Medicine, BDI & TDI)
Peter Bond NDM Director of Finance and Operations (Jenner, WHG, SGC & Ludwig)
Jo Hovard Senior Business Manager Experimental Medicine
Nina Gartside HR Operations Manager
Daniel Haggarty Deputy Business Manager Tropical Medicine
Secretary Karen Valentine Head of Operations and Improvement

Version control

Date/next review Version Author/reviewer Changes
Dec 2020 1 Karen Valentine Final version after initial implementation of governance structure
Dec 2021