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Clare Wickings

Clare Wickings

Deputy Department Administrator & HR Manager

  • Department Safety Officer

I am the Personnel Officer for the Department and also Deputy to the Departmental Administrator, Nicola Small.

In the personnel role, I am responsible for managing recruitment of new employees, from drafting job descriptions through to induction.   I issue employment contracts and amendments, maintain employee records and action payroll-related changes.  I also provide support to managers and individuals in employment related areas such as probation monitoring, employee relations and performance management.

As deputy to the Departmental Administrator, I assist researchers with external grant applications, putting together budgets and liaising with Research Services; provide some support to the finance functions of the department when the Departmental Administrator is away (such as approving purchase orders and expenses); and undertake miscellaneous general administrative tasks such as organising University cards for staff and visitors and advising on visa requirements for visitors from overseas. 

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