To aid the organisation to hunt for talent of different profile.


Job description and job design or re-design is a business tool as it helps the organisation to hunt for talent of different profile and to reward and develop them accordingly to meet the business requirements. Therefore it is important that HR practitioners as business partners and line managers to be equipped with the knowledge and skills to write a good job description to use it to achieve a number of goals in people management to support business goals and objectives. Organisations that implement proper job description and job re-design are able to align their talent recruitment and management to business since employees will be suitably assigned to match their needs and the organisation.

The objective of this one day program is to equip the participants a good grounding in techniques of job analysis, the art of writing job description and the skills in job re-design. Through the practical exercises adopted during the training, participants will learn how to collect job information, analyse the information and write detailed and comprehensive job descriptions for all levels of jobs. With such valuable information, company can embark on job design and jobs re-design to increase job satisfaction for employees.

Course Details: 


• Process of job analysis exercise.

• Different methods in doing job analysis and format of job descriptions.

• How to write a good job description.

• Uses of job description by HR and Line Managers.

• Framework for effective job re-design.

• How to implement a successful job re-design programme.


I. Job Analysis - Purpose and Process


II. Methods and Techniques of conducting the Job Analysis exercise

III. Job Descriptions and Job Specifications


IV. Linking job description to talent management and other HR responsibilities.


V. Challenges of Job Re-design and how to overcome them.


VI. Practical knowledge and skills in job design and re-design.

Who should attend

• HR Managers, Administrators and Executives, Line Managers.

• Those who are keen to have a good understanding and application of job analysis, job description and job re-design for in house implementation.


Haridas Ramadas
Bernard Tay has over 20 years corporate experience in human resource and development across varied industries ranging from airport services, telecommunications, electronics, appliances, medical to energy sector.

He has worked as regional manager in renowned America and Japanese organisation covering full spectrum of human resource management including expatriate and local compensation design and implementation for outbound and inbound overseas assignments.

He is a regular speaker and workshop facilitator to international and local participants keen to learn about topical issues in human resource and people behaviour. His training engagements and assessment have taken him to countries like Taiwan, Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar. Bernard is currently one of the trainers for HRSINGAPORE's HR Certification Courses.

Bernard graduated with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Economics and an Upper Honours degree in Sociology from National University of Singapore (NUS) and subsequently obtained his Masters Degree in Education and Human Development from George Washington University, USA. He has also completed almost a year of working stint in Virginia, USA.

Administrative Details:

Scheduled Dates

• 19 April 2018 - 1st Run


• One day

• 9 am to 5:30 pm


A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded at the end of the course.


• S$ 450 for Community

• S$ 480 for Non-Subscribers


• Coffee & tea with snacks during the morning and afternoon breaks

• Buffet lunch with vegetarian & halal options


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