HR Employment Services is your first point of contact for any general HR issues including recruitment, terms and conditions, annual leave, HR policies and procedures, temporary services, honorary appointments and family friendly (maternity/paternity). The team also act as the first port of call for assistance with casework (such as discipline, capability, attendance management and dignity at work) at the early/informal stages of procedures and support the redeployment process.

We are also here to help job applicants with any queries about vacancies or the application process.

For general enquiries please call +44 (0)1224 273500 or email HRESC@abdn.ac.uk.

Details of team responsibilities and contacts are below.

Employee Support Services

Provides HR support for general enquiries and administration associated with new starts, temporary services appointments, honorary appointments, variations to contracts, leavers and maintaining employee records. 

Example queries:

"I am an existing member of staff and I want to replace a damaged or faulty ID badge"

"I am an existing member of staff and I want to obtain an employment reference"

Team Leader:

Employment Services Assistants:

Clerical Assistant:

HR Advisers

Provide advice on HR policies and procedures, initial point of contact for recruitment and first line assistance with casework at the early/informal stages of procedures.

Example queries:

"I am an existing member of staff and I want to discuss maternity/paternity options"

"I am an existing member of staff and I want to alter my existing contract"

College of Arts & Social Sciences and College of Physical Sciences

College of Life Sciences & Medicine

Professional Services

Recruitment

Provides an end-to-end service through the recruitment process, once vacancies are approved, from advertising to issuing of contracts of employment.

 

Example query:

"I am an existing member of staff and I want to recruit a new member of staff"

 

Team Leader: 

  • For recruitment enquires relating to Senior Recruitment please contact: Isaac Closs on icloss@abdn.ac.uk | +44 (0)1224 274225

Recruitment Assistants:

  • For recruitment enquires relating to the College of Life Sciences and Medicine please contact: Gabriele Ubartaite on gabriele.ubartaite@abdn.ac.uk +44 (0)1224 273963
  • For recruitment enquires relating to Professional Services please contact: Alison Hunter on alison.hunter@abdn.ac.uk | +44 (0)1224 273458
  • For recruitment enquires relating to the College of Physical Sciences or the College of Arts and Social Sciences please contact: Lannair Mcardle on lannair.mcardle@abdn.ac.uk | +44 (0)1224 273748
Redeployment Advisers

Provides support to managers and staff in respect of the Redeployment/avoidance of redundancy procedure.

Example query:

"I am an existing member of staff and I want to discuss redeployment" 

CASS, Professional Services, School of Biological Sciences, School of Medical Sciences and School of Psychology Rowett, CoPS and School of Medicine and Dentistry
Systems Support

Promotions Co-ordinator

Systems Administrator