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.