Human Resources

Managers and supervisors

Further information

  •  Policies and legislation
  • Best practice guide
  • The role of manager or supervisor
  • Leadership capabilities and behaviours documents


UWA provides a range of support initiatives to assist managers and supervisors.

Leading at UWA
Enhancing the leadership effectiveness of all staff using the Leadership Capabilities and Behaviours Framework.
Toolkit for new managers and supervisors
Outlines the roles of managers and supervisors, providing information on general management responsibilities.
Workshops, programs and training
Specialist programs for leadership management and support programs and safety, health and wellbeing induction and training.
Performance reviews
Information on the University’s Performance Development and Appraisal (PDA) processes to support staff achieve performance and professional related goals.
Recruitment and selection
Information for managers and supervisors on the recruitment, selection and appointment process.
Conduct in the workplace
Outlines workplace expectations of staff with reference to specific policies, including workplace bullying, personal relationships, fraud and corruption, and staff grievances.
Financial resources
Useful tools include salary budget calculations, meal allowances for overtime, salary scales and on-costs.
Workforce planning
Supporting faculties, schools and offices to assess their current workforce, forecast future needs and develop workforce plans to address specific staffing issues.
HR applications and IT
Provides access to key HR systems such as eRecruitment, Employee Self Service, Alesco, and Web Processing.
Recruiting and renewing staff (Pheme log-in required)
Outlines the process for filling vacancies and to action a contract renewal.
University delegations
Delegations relating to the management of University employees. Includes approvals, salaries, working hours and leave.