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Welcome to HROD

Human Resources and Organisation Development (HROD) supports all academic, research and professional services staff by ensuring they have the skills, qualities and qualifications required to undertake their roles with confidence and to the highest standard. We constantly review our provision against both the University strategic drivers and the individual needs of departments and individuals.
About Us
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Our Services

Shortcuts to a selection of the services we provide.


The Recruitment and Relocation Team is responsible for the attraction and recruitment functions.
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Rewards and Benefits

The Rewards and Benefits Team advise on pay and reward strategies.
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HR Policies

The HR Policy Team develop, review and maintain the University HR policies.
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People and Pay

The Team provide administrative and generalist support and advice on all aspects of employment and working at Durham University.
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Organisation Development

The Organisation Development Team provides strategically focused organisational and development initiatives.
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Business Partnering

The Business Partnering Team provides strategic HR advice to Executive Leads, Heads of Department, Heads of College and Managers.
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Workforce Planning

The Workforce Planning Team provide support for the Oracle HR/Payroll system and other integrated systems.
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Occupational Health

Occupational Health is a specialist branch of medicine that focuses on the health and wellbeing of employees in the workplace.
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Day Nursery

Durham University Day Nursery is a diverse community open to all, including University staff and students, and members of the public.
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Diversity Pay Report 2022

Our commitment
We are legally obliged to publish our gender pay gap information, but we have chosen to publish wider information on apy diversity including our ethnicity pay data and pay award distribution, along with our action plan.  This reports covers Gender Pay as well as Disability and Intersectional Pay gaps.

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Industrial Action

Visit our industrial action webpage to stay up to date with UCU member strike action.

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Get in Touch

Please contact us via the relevant support section from the Contact Us link below.

Human Resources

Rowan House

Mountjoy Centre

Stockton Road