Professional Competencies

Career advancement isn't only about qualifications. Your skills are built through experience and practice, that's what feeds into your overall competence to do a great job

 
 

The Professional Competencies are displayed in detail below, however, a PDF version is also available to download.

 

Competency Level 1 - Explorer

Underpinning
Knowledge

► Has basic factual knowledge related to business agility

Agile
Competencies

► Can address very simple agile problems; requires assistance with unexpected problems

Business
Competencies

► Can organise own work

► Can carry out routine activities in an agile environment

► Has sufficient communication skills for effective teamwork and collaboration with colleagues

Personal
Competencies

► Follows code of conduct, ethics and organisational standards related to business agility

► Is aware of health and safety issues

► Complies with essential organisational and personal security practices

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Competency Level 2 - Practitioner

Underpinning
Knowledge

► Has basic knowledge and understanding of facts, procedures and ideas related to business agility

Agile
Competencies

► Can apply generic agile knowledge to solve straightforward problems

► May contribute to routine issue resolution using agile techniques

Business
Competencies

► Can use agile techniques and practices to organise and prioritise own work within an agile environment  

► Can work with others using basic agile frameworks, tools, and processes

► Has sufficient communication skills for effective collaboration with customers, suppliers and partners

Personal
Competencies

► Contributes to identifying own development opportunities related to business agility

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Competency Level 3 - Master

Underpinning
Knowledge

► Has factual, procedural, and theoretical knowledge and understanding of business agility and its application within a field of work

Agile
Competencies

► Can use agility to address problems that while defined, may be complex and non-routine

► Uses discretion in identifying and responding to complex agile issues and assignments

Business
Competencies

► Can collaborate with others to work competently within a particular approach to prioritisation

► Works under general levels of empowerment and understands their level of authority within a particular scenario

► Can demonstrate delivery of business value 

Personal
Competencies

► Identifies and negotiates own development opportunities related to business agility

► Can reflect on their personal engagement with business agility

► Able to successfully mentor others 

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Catalyst

Underpinning
Knowledge

► Can apply their knowledge effectively in unfamiliar situations in the context of business agility and actively maintain own knowledge

► Understands and can evaluate different perspectives and frameworks related to business agility and justify their use in context

Agile
Competencies

► Is able coach and/or train agile frameworks in context

► Performs an extensive range and variety of complex technical and/or professional work activities using agile techniques

► Undertakes work which requires the application of fundamental values and principles related to business agility in a wide and often unpredictable range of contexts

Business
Competencies

► Can select appropriately from agile principles, frameworks and tools

► Can review and reflect on how effective agile approaches and actions have been

► Is able to build and develop effective teams, working in an agile environment

► Is able to deliver business value in a wide range of contexts within the organisation 

Personal
Competencies

► Maintains an awareness of developing agile practices and their application and takes responsibility for driving own development

► Able to successfully coach others 

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Thought Leader

Underpinning
Knowledge

► Promotes the application of generic and specific bodies of knowledge related to business agility in own organisation

► Has developed business knowledge of the activities and practices of own organisation and those of suppliers, partners, competitors and clients

► Critically analyses, interprets and evaluates complex information, concepts and theories related to business agility in order to produce modified conceptions

Agile
Competencies

► Performs highly complex work activities covering technical, financial and quality aspects of business agility

► Has advanced cognitive and practical skills to address problems in an agile way that have limited definition and involve many interacting factors

► Inspires the organisation with respect to business agility, and influences developments within the industry at the highest levels

Business
Competencies

► Demonstrates creativity, innovation and ethical thinking in applying agile solutions for the benefit of the customer/ stakeholder

► Leads on the formulation and implementation of strategy associated with business agility

► Makes decisions critical to organisational success

► Demonstrates thought leadership in context

Personal
Competencies

► Demonstrates good intellect, emotional intelligence, energy and an agile growth mindset

► Can recognise and promote these characteristics in others

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