Technical Competences2024-01-17T14:06:58+00:00

Technical competences

For each of the functions in DE&S there is a technical competence framework. The framework describes specific professional skills or knowledge standards that are required within the function.

Some of the functions also have sub-function frameworks, which detail the key knowledge, skills, experience and standards that are required for success for that specific sub-function. Additionally, each competence has five levels of proficiency. Skill proficiency levels are not related to job grades.

As part of your interview preparation we would recommend that you review the technical competences referred to in the job advert and prepare examples of how you meet the competences.

The links below opens the technical competence framework (as pdf) for the function and sub-functions.

Frequently Asked Questions

The interview will be a formal interview lasting approximately one hour. During this time the interviewers will assess the following areas:

  • CV Review: A discussion on your key achievements, relevant experience and applied skills and knowledge
  • Core Behaviours: These are stated on the job advert and reflect the actions and activities that people do which result in effective performance in a job
  • Technical Competences: These are stated on the job advert and are specific professional skills or areas of subject knowledge needed to succeed in the role

Your interview will be either a virtual via Microsoft Teams or face-to-face, depending on the type of role and location.

Yes, your recruiter will let you know the outcome of your interview as soon as possible. Feedback will be provided regardless of the outcome. Please note that the timescale of this will vary depending on the number of applicants being interviewed.

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