Remuneration Committee

Terms of Reference and Membership 2017/18

1

The Terms of Reference of the Remuneration Committee are:

(a)

To develop an overall remuneration strategy and policy to cover the remuneration, benefits and conditions of employment of the senior officers of the University. 

(b)

To review and determine the remuneration, benefits and conditions of employment of the Vice-Chancellor's Executive Group i.e.:

 

  • Vice Chancellor
  • Provost
  • Deputy Vice Chancellors
  • Registrar and Secretary
  • Deputy Registrar, Director of People Services and Global Partnerships
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Director of Communications and Corporate Affairs
  • College Pro-Vice-Chancellors
  • Other senior officers of the University as determined by the Council of the University*  

 

taking account of affordability, comparative information on the remuneration, benefits and conditions of employment in the University sector and elsewhere as appropriate. 

(c)

To review and determine any bonus arrangements and other additional payments for members of College Executives and other Directors of Professional Services as recommended by the Professorial and Senior Salaries Committee.

(d)

To set the strategy, policy and parameters for the review and determination of the remuneration and benefits of Directors of Professional Services, Professors and other senior officers of the University within the remit of the Professorial and Senior Salaries Committee.

(e)

To review the decisions of the Professorial and Senior Salaries Committee, including any discretionary revisions to remuneration made between meetings of the Group.

(f)

To approve any severance terms for members of the Vice-Chancellor's Executive Group on the termination of their employment and to receive a report on any severance terms agreed for Directors of Professional Services, Professors and other senior officers of the University within the remit of the Professorial and Senior Salaries Committee.

(g)

To promote the University’s responsibilities for equality and diversity by ensuring that relevant issues are given full consideration in all matters relating to the remuneration of all staff falling within the remit of the Committee and of the Professorial and Senior Salaries Committee;

(h)

To provide Council with an annual report which is transparent and meets the requirements of good governance. 

2

The membership of the Remuneration Committee is: 

 

  • Chair of Council 
  • Two Pro-Chancellors 
  • Two other independent members of Council (one of whom will be the Dual Assurance independent lead for Equality and Diversity) appointed by Nominations Committee
  • the Vice-Chancellor 
  • the Provost

 

Also in attendance (not members of the Committee): 

 

  • Registrar and Secretary
  • Deputy Registrar, Director of People Services and Global Partnerships (who will act as Secretary to the Committee)
  • President of the University of Exeter Students' Guild**

3

The Chair will be appointed by Council from among the independent members of the Committee.

4

No member of staff should be present for the discussion on the Vice-Chancellor’s salary and no member of staff should be present for the discussion on his/her own salary.

 

The Committee will determine its own timetable for meetings but will be expected to meet on a minimum of two occasions each year. 

 

 

 

NOTES

 

*there are currently no "other senior officers of the University" whose remuneration is determined by the Committee.

 

 

 

Professorial and Senior Salaries Committee

 

The remuneration of:

 

  • Director of Education and Student Support
  • Director of Research
  • Director of Innovation, Impact and Business
  • Director of Global Advancement
  • Director of Policy, Planning and Business Intelligence
  • Chief Information and Digital Officer
  • Director of Campus Services
  • Director of College Services
  • Directors of College Operations
  • Dean of the Strategic Development, Cornwall
  • Dean of Students
  • Dean of Postgraduate Research and Director of the University of Exeter Doctoral College
  • Associate Deans
  • Professors
  • Directors of the LSI and ESI
  • other Professorial-related senior managers in Professional Services

 

 is considered by the Professorial and Senior Salaries Committee.

 

 

 

 **for a trial period of three years until the end of the 2017/18 academic year.