Effective Job Description Writing Training

Effective Job Description Writing Training

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Course Objectives:

  • Demonstrate the importance of job descriptions in the wider context of Human Resources.
  • Conduct a job analysis to obtain information for the preparation of job descriptions and other purposes.
  • Write job descriptions to cover the wider requirements of Human Resources.
  • Explain competencies in terms of what they are and how they are used.
  • Write competency-based job descriptions.

Introduction and Overview:

  • Main Uses of Job Descriptions
  • The Linkage of Evaluation to Compensation
  • Some Questions on Job Analysis
  • Responsibilities – Job Descriptions

Job Analysis : Purpose and Methods

  • Job Analysis Methods
  • How Information Requirements Determine the Method

Competency-Based Job Descriptions:

  • Skill-Based Job Descriptions
  • Definition of a Competency
  • Competency-Based Job Descriptions
  • Identifying Critical Competencies

Job Descriptions:

  • Job Description Components
  • The Difference between Authority and Responsibility
  • Job Description Guidelines
  • Content Determined by Purpose
  • Practical – Writing Job Descriptions
  • Tools and Checklists
  • Sample Job Descriptions

Course Director

Lucy Mackintosh (GCIPD, NLP)

Virtual Learning Expert/ Productivity Coach & Facilitator

Lucy Mackintosh is a British citizen and has lived and worked in the UAE for the past 8 years. She has over 18 years experience in Human Resource Management and Training and Development and two related qualifications – BSc (Hons) in Human Resource Management from the University of Bath, UK, and a post-graduate diploma in Personnel Management, accredited by the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development).

Lucy gained an extensive range of HR experience, working in large organizations in London, including Visa International, the FSA (Financial Services Authority) and the NHS (National Health Service). In 2007 she was head-hunted for a role at Standard Chartered Bank, Dubai, specializing in employee reward and performance management. During this time she also managed the HR Forum in the UAE, which aimed at promoting HR best practices in the region.

In 2009 Lucy decided to follow her passion for Learning and Development by becoming a full-time corporate Trainer and joined the region’s largest training company. She gained experience in working for a large range of companies in the UAE /GCC and trained courses in Management, Soft Skills and Personal Effectiveness.

Lucy now works for different training organizations, helping them deliver exceptional service to their clients. She designs develop and delivers courses on a range of topics, as can be seen below. She is also a qualified NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) Practitioner, MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) Facilitator and a Life Coach. These qualifications have increased her skills in understanding, communicating with, and inspiring others.

Having trained more than 5000+ including some of the key companies who participated in her program ROCHE Middle East, Ghobash Group, Emirates NBD Bank, Mashreq Bank, DU Telecomm, Etisalat, PCM Group, Dubai Economic Department, Federal Authority Electricity and Water…etc.

Workshop Instructions

  • 13 October, 2020 - 10am To 3pm Subject to discussion as per client advise
  • Number of participants: Up to 15 per batch (Online)
  • Price: AED 7,500/ Plus 5% VAT Highly Engaging, Full of hands-on practice with overwhelming feedback
  • Include: Price includes, Course Practice files, Attendance Certificates, post course reference material




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