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.


Chan Phak Sung has 20 years of experience in regional start-up and leadership Human Capital Development and Management function in Asia-Pacific for Global MNCs such as Canon, Dell Computer, Sony, Air Products and Chemicals, Informatics, etc. He has also had hands-on experience in business development, customer service, corporate training, consulting, M&A. He left Canon where he held three appointments: Regional HR Director; Regional Innovation & Productivity Supervising Director; and Regional Learning & Development Director.

Phak Sung is currently a management consultant helping companies to setup their HR functions and infrastructures; merge their policies and practices when they acquire companies; trouble shoot if they have organizational effectiveness issues; and design and deliver training or workshops such as cross-cultural communication, team building, strategic planning and change management, corporate governance and ethics, leadership skills etc.

He conducted a ten-day series of workshops for the Royal Bhutan Government's Ministries' Heads of HR in strategic planning, strategic staffing, and corporate governance. He was recently the keynote speaker in a forum on Human Capital Analytics in Manila organized by Assessment Analytics International. His topic was Measuring Human Capital Analytics for Business Growth.

Phak Sung lectured at a local institute in Strategic Planning and Change Management in the graduate diploma and diploma programs in Human Capital Management introducing the first ever Corporate Governance and Ethics program and was the only lecturer for this program. He also lectured on International Human Capital Management and Administrative Management for an Australian university's bachelor's degree programs. Phak Sung is currently one of the trainers for HRSINGAPORE's HR Certification Courses.

Phak Sung holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Economics from California State University, 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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