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SCM Performance Goals


Description

SCM Performance Goals are set to help the SCM Engineer achieve high performance standards.

The goals need to be clear, direct and be supplemented with ongoing management feedback.


SMART Goals

A simple framework to use is called SMART.

  • Specific
  • Measurable
  • Achievable
  • Relevant
  • Timely


SMART Goal Keys to Success

Specific Goals - are more likely to be achieved than vague goals. Be sure the goal includes the 5 Ws: Who, What, Why, Where, When.

Measurable Goals - allow for progress tracking. By measuring progress you keep the goal attainable and on schedule.

Achievable Goals - the goal must be attainable or it be considered unrealistic. People will develop the capacity to reach attainable goals by improving their abilities, attitudes and technical skills.

Relevant Goals - must be realistic to the individual and the team involved. It is great to include "Stretch Goals", but the person must be willing and able to obtain the goal.

Timely Goals - need to be tied to a schedule, or they will never reach a high enough priority. A timeline for the goal makes it tangible to the individual and team.


Performance Goals Requirements

  • Employees should create them with Manager approval
  • Objectives should align with Manager's and Business Unit Objectives
  • There should be 4 to 6 objectives
  • Objectives should follow the SMART Framework
  • Goals should include Actions and Completion Dates


Software Configuration Management Performance Goals Guidelines

  • Employee should Create an Annual Development Plan
  • Employee should Create 2 to 3 Development Plans
  • Plans should be updates periodically throughout the year



Talent Profile

Talent Profiles should include Employment Summary, Education, Languages, Licenses/Certifications, and Additional Work Experience.

  • Employment Summary should contain previous relevant work history
  • Education should contain all education degrees received
  • Languages that you have learned/mastered
  • Managers will have the ability to access professional profiles throughout the year
  • Goals should include Actions and Completion Dates


SCM Performance Goals Evaluation

  • Employees need to rate themselves
  • Employee have the ability to comment on each rating
  • Manager will rate and comment on the employee's ratings
  • Manager and Employee will review the ratings together
  • Goals should include Actions and Completion Dates


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