Human
Resources Committee

Membership

Carole Baume, Board Vice Chair (Ex Officio Member) & Committee Chair
Amanda Bringans
Rachel Clarke
Professor Aldwyn Cooper
Sir Graeme Davies

Dr Diana Walford, Board Chair (Ex Officio Member)

In attendance:

Company Secretary
Assistant Company Secretary
Director of Human Resources

H: Human Resources Committee Delegations & Duties

Key Purpose

H.1 To give support to the PVC HR and CEO regarding strategic HR items of business including: recruitment, retention, promotion, reward, performance management and development of staff. This will be supported by the HR Matrix, benchmarking data and headline reporting

Delegations
H.2 To review, and as approved by the Board take part in, the recruitment of Directorate appointments, making recommendations to the Board

H.3 To recommend to the Board a framework for the performance assessment of staff, including the Directorate.

H.4 The Committee recommends to the Board action in line with the duties below.

Duties
Strategy & Management
H.5 To review the short, medium and long term HR strategic plans incorporating market trends in the educational sector, feedback from staff surveys, compliance with employment law, related legislation and regulations and in the context of the University’s Strategic Plan

H.6 To review HR potential and current risks and mitigation for the short, medium and long term HR strategic plans and the University’s Strategic Plan

H.7 To review and challenge the HR management information on a quarterly basis and report to the Board on the operational effectiveness of the HR team

H.8 To review the HR strategic staffing plan with particular reference to staff levels, reasons for leaving and targets for any performance related pay, the talent picture and succession planning for senior post holders and ensuring that Regent’s University London has the capability required for growth and quality improvements or mitigation plans to address the gaps

Structure
H.9 Where necessary, to review any significant restructuring proposal taking place in or between departments and make recommendations to the Board

Appointments
H.10 To review, and as appropriate take part in, the recruitment of Directorate appointments, making recommendations to the Board

Policies
H.11 To ensure formal, rigorous and transparent employment policies, procedures and systems are in place and kept under review for all staff including recruitment, terms and conditions of employment, induction, pay, pensions, promotion, training, development, grievances, discipline (including dismissal), redundancy, annual appraisals, whistle-blowing, employee relations and succession planning

Other
H.12 To review the annual aggregate pay awards for staff so that the Committee can make a recommendation to the Board

H.13 To review systems for performance management

H.14 To recommend to the Board a framework for the performance assessment of staff, including the Directorate.