Job Descriptions and Job Evaluations

A Job Description is a list that a person might use for general tasks, or functions, and responsibilities of a position. It may often include to whom the position reports, specifications such as the qualifications or skills needed by the person in the job, and a salary range.

While a Job Evaluation is a systematic way of determining the value and worth of a job in relation to other jobs in an organization. It tries to make a systematic comparison between jobs to assess their relative worth for the purpose of establishing a rational pay structure.

At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Define what Job Descriptions and Evaluations are and which purposes do they serve.
  • Understand why all organizations need Job Descriptions and Job Evaluations.
  • State different methods for preparing Job Descriptions and Job Evaluations.
  • Understand the limitations of Job Descriptions and Job Evaluations.

Course Outline:

Day 1:

  • An introduction to Job Descriptions and Job Evaluations
  • Organizational need for Job Descriptions and Job Evaluations
  • The difference between Job Analysis and Job Design
  • The steps of Job Analysis and Job Design

Day 2:

  • The role of the Job Analyst
  • The difference between Job Analysis, Job Descriptions and Job Specification.
  • Job Descriptions methodologies, Techniques and Processes

Day 3:

  • Methods and Techniques of preparing Job Descriptions
  • Limitations of Job Descriptions
  • Job Description writing guide

Day 4:

  • Definition of Job Evaluation
  • Uses of Job evaluation
  • Job Evaluation Methodologies, Techniques and Processes
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