Remuneration Committee

Terms of Reference and Membership 2016/17

1 The terms of reference of the Remuneration Committee are:
(a)

development of 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 “Executive tier” ie:
 

·         the Vice Chancellor

·         the Provost

·         Deputy Vice Chancellors

·         Registrar and Secretary

·         Deputy Chief Operating Officer

·         College Pro-Vice Chancellors

·         Chief Financial Officer

·         Deputy Registrar and Director of Human Resources

·         Director of Communications and Corporate Affairs

·         Other senior officers of the University as determined by the Council of the University 

 

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

(c)

Reviewing and determining 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)

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

(e)

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

(f)

Approving any severance terms for members of the Executive tier on the termination of their employment and to receive a report on any severance terms agreed for Professors and other senior officers of the University within the remit of the Professorial and Senior Salaries Committee.

(g)

Promoting 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)

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

2

The membership of the Remuneration Committee is: 

 
  • Pro-Chancellor (Finance) (Chair) (ex-officio)
  • Chair of Council (ex officio) 
  • Vice-Chancellor (ex officio) 
  • Pro-Chancellor (ex officio) 
  • Provost and Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor (ex officio)
  • President of the Students' Guild
  • Lay Member of Council: Ms Judy Hargadon OBE (2019)
  • Lay Member of Council: Mr Richard Atkins CBE (2019)
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Also in attendance (not members of the Committee): 

 
  • Deputy Registrar and Director of Human Resources (who will act as Secretary to the Committee)
3

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.

4

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

 

              

           

 

 

 

·         the Vice Chancellor

·         the Provost

·         Deputy Vice Chancellors

·         Registrar and Secretary

·         Deputy Chief Operating Officer

·         College Pro-Vice Chancellors

·         Chief Financial Officer

·         Director of Human Resources

·         Director of Communications and Corporate Affairs

·         Other senior officers of the University as determined by the Council of the University