Writing Job Descriptions That Work: A Step-by-Step Guide

Writing Job Descriptions That Work: A Step-by-Step Guide

The cornerstone of each organisation's human resources system is a well-written job description. It not only specifies the crucial duties and credentials needed for a certain position, but it also establishes the organisational culture and expectations. In this regard, a job description directly affects the organisation in numerous ways. This includes having an impact on hiring decisions, work performance, and overall productivity. This crucial, hands-on workshop will walk participants through the process from performing a job analysis to developing an effective and legally sound job description.



  • How does a job description fit into the big picture?
  • Analysing and defining the job
  • Identify key successes in your organisation and department
  • Definitions used in a job analysis
  • Key elements of a job analysis
  • Job description vs. job specification
  • Goals of job descriptions
  • The job description framework
  • Applying the KRA formula when writing a job description
  • Key terms and definitions
  • The difference between job responsibilities and job tasks
  • Assess the strengths and weaknesses of current descriptions
  • Legal pitfalls to avoid
  • Practical Exercises


Dates: Tuesday, 28th & Thursday 30th November 2023 | Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Cost (per person): $1,800.00 plus vat (ECA Members) | $2,500.00 plus vat (Non-Members)


Event Information

Event Date 28/11/2023 8:30 am
Event End Date 30/11/2023 12:30 pm
Individual Price Members: $1,800.00, Non-Members: $2,500.00 (plus vat per person)
Location Online - ZOOM Meeting

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