Competency Assessment and Skills Audit

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Competencies and skills are the basic building blocks of human capital management, and serve as the core element linking individual performance with overall business objectives.

Our competency assessment project approach:

Clarifies roles and performance expectations;

Provides a gap analysis between the current and future skills needs of the organisation;

Builds a baseline upon which a sound Workplace Skills Plan and sustainable skills development can be built; and

Suggests personal growth opportunities;

Reduces risk and promotes fairness in selection and development.

Through our nationwide network of registered consulting psychologists and psychometrists, Litha- Lethu designs and delivers culturally – fair, skills auditing and competency assessment services to:

Qualify recruitment and selection decisions and determine the best match between the individual and the job;

Enable retention strategies;

Support organisational design;

Facilitate growth and change;

Build competency menus;

Assess leadership capability; and

Enhance talent management, and succession planning.

Our competency-based assessments are: accredited, transparent, customised to client needs and proceeded by a comprehensive job analysis. This helps to identify critical leadership, managerial and administrative competencies unique to the job and to determine job-related success (job-fit).

The assessment process includes; a consolidated management report specifying talent pools, strengths, and potential development areas; and individual feedback, with a suggested development plan to address weaknesses and capitalise on strengths.