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Performance and Development Review

The Performance and Development Review is a University process which aims to encourage and support excellent performance from all colleagues through the clarity of expectations, review and evaluation of contribution, development of personal and professional skills and career development plans, which are all underpinned by an on-going management dialogue.

Providing clarity on what is expected from each of us increases the opportunity to measure more effectively our contribution, with the ability to recognise and reward excellence through the University's Reward mechanisms.

An annual review process that is both meaningful and valuable can impact on levels of engagement, motivation, morale, productivity and innovation.

The Performance and Development Review Scheme (PDR) has replaced the Staff Development Review Scheme with effect from 1 January 2014.

The following sections have been designed to guide you through this process and support your preparation for an effective and constructive PDR discussion.