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Employee Services Hub

We offer general HR advice and admin support to managers and staff over three key areas: On-Boarding (setting up new employees); In-Cycle (processes for established employees); Staff Immigration. See below.

When contacting us, please refrain from copying in additional mailboxes as we will redirect your query to the correct team if necessary, thank you. 

Your On-Boarding Team
We handle:
  • Staffing requests
  • New contracts & new contract queries
  • Right To Work checks
  • Security screening

We are: 

Lisa Wood (Admin Assistant)
Eirlys Fernilough, Honey Templar, Polly Clare, Rachel Marshall, Alina Koshman (Administrators)
Rhianna Bryon (Senior Administrator)
Laura Bridges, Nina White and Emma Robson (HR Advisers)
Sharon Faulkner (On-Boarding Team Leader)

Contact the On-Boarding team at onboarding-employee-services-hub@bristol.ac.uk 

 

Your In-Cycle Teams
We handle:
  • Relocation enquiries & expenses
  • Initial service review
  • Changes in hours
  • Contract extensions and other contract changes
  • Flexible working
  • Maternity/adoption/partner/shared parental leave
  • Promotion
  • Employment references
  • Resignation
  • Retirement

We are split by Faculty: 

Professional Services, Arts & SSL
Vikki Wilson, Abbie Standerwick, Katie Langley (Administrators)
Mary Alexandrou (Senior Administrator)
Bex Upton (Adviser) (covering Miriam Pearse mat leave)
Contact: arts-hrqueries@bristol.ac.uk (Arts); ps-hrqueries@bristol.ac.uk (Prof Services); ssl-hrqueries@bristol.ac.uk (Social Sciences & Law)

Engineering & Science 
Ethan Luke (Senior Administrator)
Kate Brown and Rachael Brasted (Advisers)
Contact: eng-hrqueries@bristol.ac.uk (Engineering); sci-hrqueries@bristol.ac.uk (Science)

Health Sciences & Life Sciences
Louise Beggs and (from 3/1/24) Jessica Cameron (Administrators)
Sarah Harvey, Rachel Perry and Anna Woolford (Senior Administrators)
Beth Rogers (Advisers)
Contact: hs-hrqueries@bristol.ac.uk (Health Sciences); fls-hrqueries@bristol.ac.uk (Life Sciences)

Janet Cainey (In-Cycle Team Leader)
Julie Lennon (In-Cycle Admin Assistant)

 

Your Staff Immigration Team
We handle:
  • Certificates of sponsorship
  • Visa applications/extensions
  • Visa/relocation expenses
  • Relocation support for international staff moving to the UK

We are: 

Jo-Ann Binns Harris and Catherine Williams (Staff Immigration Administrators)
Bridgett Amey, Rachel Coggins, Clare Stephens (Staff Immigration Advisers)
Contact the Staff Immigration team at staff-immigration-team@bristol.ac.uk or see Staff Immigration Pages

Other Enquiries:


HR Operations

Head of HR Business Partnering / Senior HR Business PartnersHR Business Partners
  • Support managers through organisational change and delivery of strategy
  • Liaison with trade unions
  • Manage establishment including staff requests and workforce plans
  • Oversee HR service delivery
  • Reward strategy including grade M, promotions, progression and recruitment and retention premium
  • Support equality & diversity initiatives
  • Support managers with the management of staff absence and health
  • Follow up occupational health referrals with managers
  • Support managers with ISR, capability, conduct, grievance or acceptable behaviour cases
  • Complex maternity/cover/flexible working enquiries
  • Job Evaluation and support for writing job descriptions
  • Manage and support redeployment cases
  • Support workforce planning

Head of Faculty People Partnering & HR Operations: Rachel Shimeld

 

 

Head of HR Business PartneringSenior HR Business PartnerHR Business Partner
Faculty of Science & Engineering

Jo Livesey

Ruth Robinshale

 

Imogen Barfield

Kate Amiri

Juliette Kitson-Smith

Lorna Carswell

Alicia Adams

Medical School

Mel Wise

Maria Hanks

 

Cigdem Higgins

Eurita Farquharson

Izzy Herrera

Faculty of Health & Life Science

Stela Holder 

Concetta Dragojevic 

Jenna Miller (maternity leave)

Lizzie Tschornow 

Faculty of Arts, Law & Social Science

Catherine Stuart

 

 

Emma Doherty

Catherine Manning 

Sophie Colston

 

Caroline Veale

Rebecca Sawkins

Verity Tizley

Chloe Jagger

 
Associate Director of People: Alison Wall

 

 

Head of HR Business PartneringSenior HR Business PartnerHR Business Partner
Professional Services

Anna Duncan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Jason Gothard

 Neil Buttery

 Paula Belsey

 Petra Bryan-Brown

 

Garima Verma

Henrietta Ingram

 

Paula Stirling

 

Jess Elms

Oliver Scrivin

 

Organisational Development

NameRole
Simon Swales ACDP Programme Lead
Emily Pitt Acting Head of People Development (job share)
Senior People Development Partner (Leadership & Management)
Jonathan Gausden Senior People Development Partner
Claire Wrixon Senior People Development Partner
Claudia Gumm Senior People Development Partner
Lydia Klimecki People Development Partner
Jonathan Whitham Coaching Manager
Clare Brophy
Coaching Service Manager
Sarah McCowen
Coaching Service Manager 
Isabel Frazer-Veli Acting Head of People Development (job share)
Senior People Development Partner (Career & Skills Development)
Rachel Hogg People Development Partner
Bethan Turner People Development Partner
Magda Clark People Development Partner
Sarah Armstrong People Development Admin Manager
Jon Tilley People  Development Admin Coordinator
Sara Williams People Development Adviser 
Alice Goodwin People Development Administrator
Rachel Dill People Development Administrator
Jasmine Wallis People Development Administrator
Josie Dunne People Development Administrator
Katherine Curmi CREATE Administrator

Vickie Whitehead

CREATE Administrator

Change Management Team

  
Julia Davies Head of Change Management
Kate Smith Change Support Officer
Gill Allaway Change Manager
Ronnie Hext Change Manager
Jim Hodgson Change Manager
Allison McRitchie Change Manager

 Staff Engagement

Name Role
Claire Kinsley Head of Staff Engagement and Culture
Imogen Hughes Staff Engagement Adviser
Sinead Walsh Staff Engagement Adviser
Tom North Staff Engagement Adminstrator

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Team

NameRole
Tracy Brunnock Head of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
Caroline McKinnon Deputy Head of EDI (Equity and Partnership)
Rhian Beattie

Projects Officer (Inclusion)

Emily Carter Projects Officer (Inclusion)
Rowan Kinsella Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator
Eva Poliszczuk Projects Officer (Inclusion)
Rebecca Scott Employability and Opportunities Manager
Helen Fullagar Projects Officer (Inclusion)
Niah Rhoden-Edwards Projects Officer (Employability and Opportunities)

Policy & Reward

NameRole
Haylie Carr Head of Reward and Policy

Kimberly Dean

Reward Administrator

Rhi Ashford Policy & Reward Administrator
Rob McCracken OD Data Analyst
Kat Byrne HR Officer (Policy)
James Vickery HR Reward and Policy Analyst

 International Mobility

NameRole
Neil Garrett International Mobility Manager
Jorge Ramirez International Mobility Manager
Katie Beard International Mobility and Payroll Adviser

Temporary Staffing Service

NameRole
Natasha Gregory Head of HR Shared Services/TSS
Sacha Russell TSS Manager
Alex Wyatt-Barton Senior Administrator 
Emily Bell Senior Administrator
Jenni Gilbert Senior Administrator
Elizabeth Holbrook TSS Administrator
Nicole Abreu TSS Administrator
Amy Donelley TSS Administrator
Connor Williams TSS Administrator
Becky Thirtle TSS Administrator
Andrea Nicholas/ Nadia Morris TSS Administrator
Giselle Volero TSS Administrator
Ayla Baber TSS Administrator
Caroline Jefferey/ Amanda Murdoch TSS Administrator
Callum Nicholls TSS Administrator
Kate O'Mahoney TSS Administrator
Marco Sisto TSS Administrator

 

Resourcing

NameRole
Liam Taylor Resourcing Manager
Matt Ellis Senior Resourcing Business Partner
Alexia Hall Resourcing Business Partner
Raveena Landa Resourcing Business Partner
Keith Leung Resourcing Business Partner
Harriet Hanson Resourcing Adviser 
Nico Bonnissent Recruitment Systems Administrator
Craig Stephens Recruitment Team Leader
Daria Tyszkiewicz Recruitment Coordinator
Louise Emmett Recruitment Coordinator
Blythe Varney Recruitment Coordinator
Emma Lewis Recruitment Coordinator
Jess Dante Recruitment Coordinator
Lisa Fitzpatrick Recruitment Coordinator
Jill Richards Recruitment Coordinator
Virag Csoli Recruitment Coordinator
Laura Brown Recruitment Coordinator
Letichia Campbell-Faulknor Recruitment Coordinator

Human Resources Management

NameRole
Claire Buchanan Chief People Officer
James Bigwood Director of People and Organisational Development 
Alison Wall Head of People Partnering & Wellbeing
Jayne Oram Head of HR Central Services
Sarah Haworth HR Executive Administration Manager (Tues, Wed, Fri)
Em Wheeler HR Executive Support Assistant (Mon-Thu)

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