Management of Organisational Change

The University’s structure and/or colleague profile requires to change over time to ensure it fully supports the University’s Strategy. In managing these changes, the University recognises the importance of security of employment for its colleagues, the benefits of retaining knowledge and expertise and the desirability of avoiding redundancies. The Management of Organisational Change Policy and Procedure sets out the University’s approach to managing such structural changes as well as those arising from funding end dates, primarily associated with external research funding.

When proposing structural changes, which could significantly impact on individual roles, managers must seek early input from the local People and Organisational Development (P&OD) Team who will provide advice and guidance on the application of this procedure and the appropriate engagement with Senior Management, Court and Trade Union representatives.