Succession planning will ensure Memorial University develops and retains employees necessary to accomplish the goals identified in the institution’s strategic plan. Memorial University’s succession plan will incorporate best practices of succession planning while considering the unique environment of the institution. The succession plan will provide ease of transition in filling anticipated organizational human resource needs. Succession planning is a transparent, inclusive process. Succession planning is supported by and supports other strategies of Memorial University including the strategic plan, employee relations, recruitment, learning and development, and risk management.