University of Salford Manchester

University Management Team

Summary

The University Management Team (UMT) purpose is to provide advice to the Executive Team (VCET) and Vice Chancellor in their capacity as Chief Executive.

In addition the UMT will provide a forum to consider and advise on new initiatives and ideas that may become part of future business.  
The UMT will serve as a channel for consultation on and communication of Executive Team decisions and to canvass opinions on a range of matters prior to their determination by the Executive Team.

The Team


Prof Helen Marshall

Vice-Chancellor            

Richard Stephenson

Prof Richard Stephenson

Deputy Vice-Chancellor            


Dr Sam Grogan

PVC Students Experience            

Jo Purves

Jo Purves

PVC for International and Regional Partnerships            


Alison Blackburn

University Registrar            


Lesley Houfe

Interim Director of HR            


Julie Charge

Director of Finance            


Prof Allan Walker

Dean of the School of Arts & Media            


Prof Hisham Elkadi

Dean of the School of the Built Environment            

Professor David Spicer

Prof David Spicer            

Dean of Salford Business School            


Prof Sunil Vadera

Dean of the School of Computing, Science & Engineering            


Prof Sheila Pankhurst            

Dean of the School of Environment & Life Sciences            


Kay Hack

Dean of the School of Health Sciences            

Margaret Rowe

Margaret Rowe            

Dean of the School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences            

Prof Neil Fowler

Prof Neil Fowler

Dean of Students            

Jason Challender

Jason Challender

Director of Estates & Facilities            


John McCarthy

Director of Marketing & Student Relations            


Andrew Hartley

Director of Legal and Governance            


Prof Tony Warne

Associate Pro Vice Chancellor and ICZ Programme Director            


Jo Cresswell            

Associate Director Research            


Paul Welshman            

Associate Director Enterprise            


Jackie Njoroge            

Director of Strategy        


John Whitlow    

Chief Information Officer    


Professor Karl Dayson    

Dean of Research

Senior staff attending UMT each week

Andrew Snowden

Andrew Snowden

Strategic Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor        

Hannah Burchell

Hannah Burchell        

Associate Director of Marketing and External Relations

Duties and responsibilities

1 To provide advice to the Executive Team on and leadership in the implementation of the academic and broader development strategies of the University
2 To consider, shape and provide advice to the ET on key university policies that support the delivery of the academic strategy of the University e.g. IT strategy, marketing strategy
3 To monitor and review the University’s performance against agreed plans, budgets and associated targets
4 To consider and provide advice to the ET on any restructuring or re-- organization of the University or parts of the University
5 To contribute to the effective exchange of policy, funding and performance information to support informed discussion and decisions making within the ET
6 To ensure compliance across the university with national legislation as it affects the university’s activities including (but not limited to) issues of equality, health and safety, data protection and FOI
7 To take responsibility for ensuring the effective communication and implementation of university plans within members’ areas of authority