Well-written job descriptions play a pivotal role in attracting the right candidates to fill open positions, especially after departmental reorganizationL. They serve as a guide for minimum qualifications, provide salary benchmarks, outline necessary skills, and act as a foundation for assessments and interviews. 

A well-written job description covers the basics of the position 

A comprehensive job description should cover day-to-day tasks, the role’s function within the organization, regular communication channels, required skill sets, and departmental culture. It should also address unique aspects that make the department stand out. 

While job descriptions should be informative, they shouldn’t read like novels. Striking a balance between depth and brevity is crucial. An effective job description typically ranges from 700 to 2,000 words. 

A business consultant can help write an effective job description 

Management consultants can be invaluable in creating well-crafted job descriptions, especially when time is limited due to ongoing reorganization. BEVA Global Management offers experienced consultants with expertise in various governmental sectors and organizations to assist in this process. Their consultants ensure job descriptions accurately reflect the job’s requirements, ultimately leading to successful hires. 

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As a Master Degree in Science in Project Management from the University of Québec , Richard is a dynamic bilingual professional with more than 25 years of progressively senior leadership experience in various industry sectors such as retail, construction, non-profit organizations, research and development, information technology and government. Richard holds various designation such as Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified International Project Manager (CIPM), Certified Master Project Manager (MPM) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL). Richard is also known as a reputable and knowledgeable instructor in project management in both English and in French in class and virtual.