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Define Job Profile - DJP

HR Course: Define Job Profiles and Develop Competency-based Job descriptions

Target Audience: Directors, Line Managers and Human Resource Managers & HR Consultants

Duration: 1 Day (8 hours)

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A well written job description serves as a good guide in the process of hiring, orientation and performance management. This training program describes how job analysis is done, how competency-based job descriptions are developed using the DACUM method, what they are used for and the benefits of using it. It includes hands-on practice in job analysis and developing the competency-based job description using prescribed templates which learners can use in their workplace after the course.


At the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Define dimensions and types of competency in consultation with stakeholders along with key performance indicators & standards
  • Design process of defining a job profile
  • Conduct job analysis comprising of critical tasks, duties and responsibilities
  • Develop competency-based job description
  • Develop and review systems for obtaining feedback from managers and employees regarding the job design process
  • Evaluate job descriptions to ensure continued relevancy and identifying any required changes
  • Document outcomes of review activities to clarify future enhancements to the job design process

Participants will receive a certificate of completion from CBLD upon completion of the training program: