Model Testing Career Paths

Talent Pipeline

Opportunities to stretch

Principles and additional notes:

•The design is intended to supplement the existing appraisal processes (PMS).

•Years of experience are not automatic qualifiers for promotion. Other skills and competencies must be also demonstrated and assessed in line with the defined promotion criteria.

•Not all staff will progress the entire pathway, their…


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Andrew Palmer CITP

Delivery and Quality Management Systems Professional, Digital Thought Leader - Social Media - Tech - Agile - QA - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mrajpalmer/

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