Competency Framework Design: Create a common "language" throughout the organization
A competency framework allows organizations to align individual behaviors to group or corporate goals. It specifies the requirements for good performance in a given role, thereby facilitating end-to-end talent management practices, from identifying job-relevant competencies to engaging talent assessment tools to managing performance.
Competencies are defined as 'sets of behaviors that are instrumental in the delivery of desired results' (Bartram et al, 2002). In the business context, they are behaviors that support the achievement of goals and are aligned with the organization's strategy.
scientifically and practically applied basis for understanding behaviors to evaluate behaviors, potential, and performance.
scientific research was carried out for its development, which makes it suitable for all roles and levels. At the same time, it can be the basis for designing a custom competency framework for the needs of your organization.
with tools such as the OPQ , the Verify Interactive - enables our customers to have reliable measurements of the peoples' potential in recruitment, development and succession, planning processes, based on the competencies they have defined as critical for success.
Benefits of a Competency Framework
It provides a common basis for the desired behaviors in general in the organization, but also specifically by department and level.
Support the adaption of cultural changes by aligning behaviors with the organization's values and strategy.
Promotes fairness and transparency in assessment and recruitment systems.
Leads to observable and measurable results.
SHL Universal Competency Framework (UCF)
Utilization of UCF throughout the work cycle
Following SHL's award-winning research "The power of context in driving leader success", we combine the UCF with the classification of the 27 Contextual Leadership Challenges that organizations face. This classification is now a key factor in designing a competency framework and is utilized during the visioning stage with senior executives to ensure that competencies align with the organization's core challenges.
Drive Team Performance
Lead geographically dispersed teams
Transform a high conflict culture
Deliver under high uncertainty and ambiguity
Design and drive new strategies
Deliver exceptional customer service
Deliver high margins
Manage Risk and Reputation
Deliver in high risk-taking contexts
Represent the organizational externally