Policy skills framework: map your team’s policy skills profile: a tool for policy managers

15 Feb 2017

This tool has been designed for policy managers in the New Zealand public service.

It can be used for: 

  • Planning: periodically diagnosing the skills make-up of your team and assessing any gaps and overlaps.
  • Recruitment: as a reference menu to construct policy roles (recruit to specification); or ask candidates to articulate their policy skills profile using the PSF tool.
  • Constructing or building policy teams (including cross agency teams or specific project teams).
  • Staff development: to illustrate a range of career pathways for staff; to support performance and development conversations (ask your staff to articulate their current and desired future skills profile using the PSF tool.

This resource is one of the Policy Project resources.

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