Samples of selection criteria

SAMPLE 1: Designing criteria for different positions at the same classification

Criterion Position 1 Director Operational Management - Level 9 Position 2 General Manager Sustainability and Strategic Reform - Level 9
Shapes and manages strategy

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The ability to inspire a sense of purpose and direction by gaining others’ input and support, and demonstrating the capacity to focus strategically by considering variable options, is important for this role.

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The ability to focus strategically by aligning business imperatives with strategic priorities, together with the ability to harness information and opportunities in order to manage change, is required for this role.

Achieves results

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Demonstrated capability to manage physical and financial resources in a constrained environment

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The ability to deliver intended results through building divisional skill and responsiveness and marshalling external professional expertise.

Builds productive relationships

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The ability to broker cooperation and partnerships across an organisation and guide and develop staff, are integral components of this role.

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The ability to develop productive relationships across a range of industries, leading to successful cooperation and partnerships, is an integral component of this role.

Exemplifies personal integrity and self awareness

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Exhibits a personal commitment to public service professionalism, probity and professional development.

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Exhibits a personal  commitment to public service professionalism and probity. The demonstration of resilience when meeting challenges is also relevant to this criterion.

Communicates and influences effectively

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Demonstrated capacity to communicate clearly and to successfully listen, understand and adapt to different audiences is an important requirement of this position.

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A demonstrated ability to negotiate persuasively and to successfully listen, understand and adapt to a range of audiences is required for this role.

SAMPLE 2: Designing criteria for similar positions at different classifications

Criterion Position 1 Director Financial Accounting - Class 1 Position 2 Executive Director Administration and Finance - Class 3
Shapes and manages strategy

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The ability to provide a strategic focus, basing decisions on judgement, intelligence and common sense, is important for this role.

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The ability to inspire a sense of purpose and direction within a division, ensuring the division focuses strategically, is important for this role.

Achieves results

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The ability to successfully deliver intended results is fundamental to this criterion.

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The ability to deliver intended results through a range of ways, including building divisional skill and responsiveness, is fundamental to this criterion.

Builds productive relationships

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The ability to develop relationships in order to facilitate cooperation and partnerships is required for this role.

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The capacity to develop Internal and external relationships to facilitate cooperation and strategic alliances and a demonstrated ability to guide, coach and develop staff are important features of this role.

Exemplifies personal integrity and self awareness

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Exhibits a personal commitment to professionalism, probity and professional development.

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Exhibits a personal commitment to professionalism, probity and professional development and the ability to engage with appropriate risk and demonstrate resilience when faced with challenges are relevant to this criterion.

Communicates and influences effectively

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The ability to communicate clearly to a varied range of audiences is important to this role.

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The ability to listen, understand and adapt to a range of audiences and negotiate persuasively is critical to this role.

 


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