As our recruitment team sits in the HR Department, we are, naturally, very proud of our HR colleagues. if you are a regular reader of this blog, you’ll recall that earlier this year two of them were shortlisted in this year’s Cherries Awards in the “Tremendous Training and Development” category.  Our Leadership Development team are indeed tremendous and that’s where today’s interviewee works, so prepare to learn a bit more about Adelle thinks about her job at RGU.

Name: Adelle Downie 

Department: Human Resources 

Job title: Leadership Development Administrator 

Describe RGU in three words?
Supportive, Engaging, Developmental 

What do you like most about living and working in Aberdeen?
The Beach and the lovely walks by the campus. 

What is your favourite place to go for a meal or a drink?
The Tolbooth for local, fresh seafood. 

What leisure facilities in and around the city do you make most use of?
The swimming pools and the parks. 

What is your favourite trip out of town – where in the surrounding countryside do you most enjoy spending a couple of hours away from work?
Royal Deeside (pictured above) for the beautiful scenery. 

What would you say to anyone – at any level – thinking about coming to work at RGU to persuade them it’s the right career move?
The university is a great place to work.  There are also lots of developmental opportunities.