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Team leader


As a team leader, your role is to:

You work with team members to identify how best to implement the Developing Performance Framework in your workplace. This includes discussing the processes to facilitate each phase, the most useful tools and resources for each employee group and key timelines.

You also work with team members to evaluate how the Developing Performance process is integrated into the team's day-to-day work practice, and its impact on building a culture of continuous improvement and innovation, where all employees keep learning and getting better at what they do.

You create the conditions for team members to develop their performance and succeed by modelling and acknowledging lifelong learning as a shared responsibility.

The Department recognises the key role you play in facilitating the developing performance process. To support you to work with the employees in your team, a range of tools and resources are available.

Bright Idea

When playing the role of team leader:

How does the Developing Performance process benefit team leaders?

Everyone is focused on achieving goals and knows what they are doing.

You build better relationships with your individual team members.

Each person's work is mapped to the relevant capability framework document and linked to the organisations goals.

Helps you to better match your management style to each person's needs.

Gives you an opportunity to identify issues in your team and deal with them immediately.

You discover what each person has to offer.

You can better design each person's job to suit their skills and interests.

You are better placed to manage succession within your team.

Helps you delegate work more effectively.

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