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Capability Framework

Use the framework to create roles, recruit roles, manage performance, develop capability, career planning or workforce planning.

The NSW Public Sector Capability Framework Version 2: 2020 (Capability Framework) is a foundational tool that supports the public sector to attract, recruit, develop and retain a responsive and capable workforce.

The Capability Framework provides the foundation for:

  • standardised job design and role descriptions
  • recruitment practices
  • performance development practices
  • mobility
  • learning and development activities
  • career planning conversations and activities
  • workforce planning.

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The Capability Framework

If you would like to use, adapt or distribute the capability framework, ensure you have read the terms and conditions.

Information on how to use the framework in recruiting roles, managing performance, mobility, workforce planning and career planning.

Access resources to promote understanding of the Framework in your agency.

Access specific capability sets for human resources, finance, ICT, procurement, ICPL and legal roles.

The HR Professionals Hub brings together information about key HR learning opportunities and resources in the NSW public sector.

Access this online career planning tool for individuals and managers.

Get a personalised career plan to help you build and manage a procurement career in the NSW public sector.