HR Director

Chris leads the HR team. As HR Director he is accountable for the development and delivery of the HR Strategy and the operational HR service provided to managers and employees of the University. As a member of the University’s Executive Board he provides support and guidance (acting as senior HR Business Partner) to his colleagues. He is also one of the Directors of UTC Bolton.

 Mr Chris McClelland
t: 01204 903572 r: Z3-03

HR Business Partners
Each HR Business Partner works closely with and proactively supports a number of Heads of School / Services on strategic HR-related matters and organisational objectives such as:

               > Performance management                                       > Strategic resourcing

               > Organisational design and development                     > Business planning

               > Change management                                               > Policy development

Mrs Jo Edwards               
t: 01204 903365 r: Z3-46

Mrs Claire Symons
t: 01204 903569 r: Z3-46

Mrs Rose Walker
t: 01204 903583 r: Z3-46

HR Officer
Sharon manages the HR Administrator team within HR, acts as HR Business Partner to Facilities, oversees employee benefits, coordinates staffing committee issues and supports the HR Director on employee relations matters and other HR projects.

Mrs Sharon Thompson               
t: 01204 903584 r: Z3-46

Interim HR IS Officer
Sara provides high quality management information, prepares and presents staff information / metrics for managers, committees and a number of external organisations. She also supports other generalist activities of the service.

Mrs Sara Williams               
t: 01204 903576 r: Z3-46

Pensions Officer
Martin is responsible for the day-to-day management of the TPS, GMPF and USS pension schemes and deals with queries relating to pensions tax allowances, retirement and other pension matters.

Mr Martin Evans               
t: 01204 903575 r: Z3-46

HR Administrators
HR Administrators have responsibility for all aspects of operational HR activity and support the HR Business Partners to provide excellent customer service to employees in our Schools / Services. They act as the first port of call on issues such as

  • Employment contract administration
  • Recruitment
  • Advice on HR policies / procedures

Mr Simon Booth               
t: 01204 903503 r: Z3-46

Mrs Kerry Prescott               
t: 01204 903574 r: Z3-46

Mrs Anne-Marie Wilkinson               
t: 01204 903580 r: Z3-46

To find out which HR Business Partner or HR Administrator looks after your School / Service please click Your HR Contact