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Job Analysis and Job Descriptions


Human resource professionals, supervisors, and managers benefit from this comprehensive overview of the basics of job analysis, job description preparation, and employee evaluation. A job analysis identifies all duties and tasks that make up a single job function. Job descriptions are used for a variety of reasons, such as determining salary levels, clarifying missions, establishing titles and pay grades, conducting performance reviews, creating reasonable accommodation controls, and as a tool for recruiting.   

Who’s it for? 

Professionals who have some experience working in human resources 

Professionals with some knowledge of human resources

What’s Covered? 


  • Reward Management. Accurately explain what reward management in the workplace means, understand why a system like this is beneficial to your workforce and understand what it means for you and your colleagues. 

  • Job Analysis and Job Descriptions. Be able to write an effective job description, hitting all of the requirements. Understand why an effective job description is beneficial to you and explain why it is so beneficial. 

Job Description Format 

  • Job descriptions and their purpose. Understand, to a high level, what job descriptions are and how they help people decide on the role. Be able to confidently explain why job descriptions are needed and how they benefit people. 

  • Best practice for job descriptions. Understand the best possible practices for job descriptions and why these should be used. Know why writing a good job description is so important for the workforce. 

  • Format of job descriptions. Understand the format used with job descriptions and why these formats are so important. Be able to confidently draft your own job description. 

Step-by-step guide 

  • Describing accountabilities. Be able to accurately describe the accountabilities of you and your workforce. Understand why we may have these accountabilities and what to do when something goes wrong. 

  • Identify accountabilities. Be able to accurately identify your accountabilities and help others with identifying theirs.  

  • Involving employees. Understand that, sometimes, getting employees involved with analysis and descriptions of roles can be beneficial.  

The Main Components 

  • Importance of job descriptions in performance management. Accurately explain why job descriptions are so important when managing performance. Understand why these tools may sometimes be used in performance management. 

  • Understanding objectives. Fully understand what objectives are, how to set them and how to reach them. Know the impact that these objectives can have on you and your workforce. 

  • Setting goals. Setting goals is extremely important. Understand the best time to set goals and how to reach them. Know how setting certain goals affect team morale and performance. 

Session Benefits 

  • Know and understand the different types of jobs in an organization. 

  • Explore the roles within an organization. 

  • Know and understand the organization chart and evaluate its’ effectiveness. 

Date & Venue

Date will be agreed once booking has been confirmed.
This training course can be run at your premises or we can provide a training venue.

Contact Details

For more information and costs please contact us on 0345 4599710 or email

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