Penny Taylor

HR Team
Office address
Manor Road Building, Manor Road, Oxford, OX1 3UQ

I am an experienced HR practitioner with experience across a range of sectors including Civil Engineering, Finance and Local Government. I have spent several years in HR at the University of Oxford in departments of varying size and structure.


I lead the HR function for the department; a team of three comprising HR Manager, Senior HR Officer and HR Officer. I'm responsible for the delivery of:

  • Advice, guidance and policy interpretation

  • Process/procedure design and implementation

  • Immigration advice, guidance and compliance

  • Recruitment

  • Reward

  • Absence Management

  • Onboarding and Induction

  • Performance Management

  • HR Projects and Initiatives

Penny Taylor