Human Resources (HR)

HR Operations is responsible for the delivery and/or co-ordination of processes that underpin the employment of all staff in the University from recruitment to retirement, and for provision of advice and guidance to the University on employment matters.

The Social Sciences operations team is the first point of contact for HR matters within the College. There is also a POD consultant affiliated to the College, who is the first point of contact for staff development issues.

The operations team is located in the College Hub, in the Muirhead Tower.


Sally Steele, Head of HR, College of Social Sciences
Tel: 0121 414 7347 (47347)

Lisa Russell, Secretary
Tel: 0121 414 9049 (49049)

Caroline O'Gorman, HR Adviser
Tel: 0121 414 9047 (49047)

Jane Astle, HR Adviser
Tel: 0121 414 9048 (49048)

Lyndsay Summers, HR Adviser
Tel:  0121 414 9047 (49047)

Angela Hannah, HR Administrator
Tel: 0121 415 8103 (58103)

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Developing these intranet pages will be ongoing and, if you share your view and ideas, it will help us to continue to improve this important resource for the benefit of the entire University community.

We also welcome your comments on university internal communications in general. Email the team or pick up the phone 0121 414 6680. You can also tweet us. Whichever way you decide to get in touch we look forward to hearing what you have to say.

If you have a technical question you can contact our IT colleagues as they are much better at that stuff than we are!