Reward and recognition panels
|Departmental Reward and Promotions Panel (DRRP)||
To consider and make recommendations on all cases relating to reward and promotions. This includes proposals for acceleration or withholding of incremental progression, and promotions that fall within the annual process. The DRPP is also the body that determines local policy and oversees spend on Recognition Awards.
Normally includes all members of the Departmental Executive Team plus HR rep; however, HoDs may determine a constitution they consider appropriate for this purpose. It should be a balanced group of appropriate seniority to the posts under review, containing at least 5 people and including professional services manager(s).
|Reward & Recognition Faculty Panel||
The Faculty Panel will approve all decisions regarding Pay, Reward and Promotion within their Faculty for staff on grades 1-9 prior to final ratification by the University Reward and Recognition Panel (URRP).
The Faculty Panel will also be responsible for reviewing and recommending to the University Reward and Recognition Panel (URRP):
The Panel will consider academic and professional rigour and ensure that cases across the Faculty and are of equal merit in terms of Teaching, Research and also Leadership and Management. The panel will have consideration of the University’s grade profiles in considering cases for pay progression, reward and promotion.
The Faculty Panel will consider and approve (or reject) cases made by departments, ensuring fairness in application across Departments.
Borderline cases will be referred to the URRP for further discussion and final decision.
The Chair of the Faculty Panel may consider inviting a Professor external to the University in a relevant discipline to act as a ‘critical friend’ to the decision-making process.
|University Reward & Recognition Panel (URRP)||
Purpose and Remit:
To receive, review and approve the decisions and recommendations put forward across the University in relation to the annual reward and recognition review.
Terms of Reference:
The President & Vice-Chancellor