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Aviation Recruitment Episode 3: What is the difference between a job description & a performance profile?

S1:E3 | 25th August 2022

What is the difference between a job description and a minimum expectations document?

• The difference between a job profile and a job description is that a job description outlines the responsibilities of the position, while a job or performance profile sets the expected standards for performing a task.

• These documents serve different purposes as a job description is typically used for recruitment. A performance profile helps to ensure an employee is meeting the expectations of the job.

a. Are there clear performance and behavioural outcomes defined?
b. Is there a clear link to purpose and values?
c. How can you as an organisation show an alignment and cultural reference to values?

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Chris Notter started his career with H.M.Customs & Excise before moving into Freight Forwarding. He then entered the Airline side of the business, spending 29 years with German Carrier Lufthansa. Chris always references Lufthansa as being “the best possible training platform that anyone could have been given in their early career years.” Since leaving Lufthansa, Chris has held senior leading industry roles including -Head of Cargo with Etihad, both VP of Operations at the HUB and VP of Network with Qatar Airways. More recently and during some 5 years with Saudi Cargo, he has held the position of VP Network Operations as well as Chief Ground Handling Officer. Since early 2019, Chris has once again returned to Consultancy as well as hosting the EVA Podcast series.

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