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About us

The Human Resources department, based in Whiteknights House, is part of the Finance and Corporate Services and comprises the following teams, led by the Director of Human Resources, Mr John Brady.

The Director's office provides advice and guidance to the University's senior management and ensures the provision of effective professional and operational support to the University's managers and staff.

Professional and Advisory

The Professional and Advisory team provide professional HR advice and guidance to managers and staff including recruitment, performance management, change management and dispute resolution.

HR Operations

HR Operations provide the delivery of effective transactional services to managers, staff and potential new recruits including general enquiries, recruitment and HR administration and payroll functions.


The Pensions team provide an on-site service in respect of the University's pension schemes, USS and UREPF.

People Development

The People Development team provides staff learning and development activity, excluding staff development relating to teaching and learning.

Reward and Benefits provides advice to managers and staff in respect of recognition and reward, re-grading, and benefits.

Advice and support on all issues relating to equality and diversity for staff and students.

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Human Resources

  • Room 110
    Whiteknights House
    PO Box 217
    RG6 6AH
  • Telephone:
    +44 (0)118 378 8751