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We assist organizations and their employees to reach for success through learning and development. We provide the research, analysis, processes and resources to improve personal and corporate performance.




Competency Profiling
  Competency Management
• developing the models, processes and tools to describe and analyze competencies as an avenue to career development and talent management

How do you define success? Describing competencies (knowledge, skills, attitudes) in clear, behavioural terms is the goal of any competency management system. Effective competency management provides the basis for recruitment, selection, coaching, performance management, career development and succession planning.

Hammond & Associates has analyzed skill and competency requirements for a broad range of more than 200 occupations, including engineers, technologists, technicians, system analysts and geophysicists, to name a few.

Hammond & Associates offers services in:

  • Competency Management Systems Design
  • Competency Definition and Hierarchies
  • Job/Role Profiles
  • Competency Assessment and Gap Analysis

Selected projects:

  • Suncor Energy Inc. – Leading the development of a Competence Development Process Model, processes, tools and templates for Learning & Competence Development (November, 2012 current)
  • TransAlta Corporation– consolidating three legacy competency systems into a single, integrated competency framework (November December, 2011)
  • Suncor Energy Inc. Creating a Competency Framework for safety professionals in In Situ Drilling, Completions & Logistics EHS (Environment, Health & Safety) (Summer - Fall 2011)
  • Talisman Energy Inc. – developing Competency Profiles for IT Professionals as part of the IT Academy
    (February July 2011)
  • Nexen Inc. – Competency Management Implementation (2009-2010)
  • Shell Canada Ltd.Development Standards and Business Process Mapping (2005-2007) and Operations Quality Assurance (2005)
  • Petroleum Human Resource Council researcher and writer for Key Job Families and Occupations of the Upstream Petroleum Industry (2004 -2005)
  • Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks – Occupational Language Analyses for 35 Occupations (2005-2010)
  • Skillplan (British Columbia Skills Improvement Construction Council) – Essential Skills Profile for Lathers (2003)
  • Resource Data Branch, Alberta Sustainable Resource Development Competency Map and Skills Inventory System (2002)
  • Alberta Food Processors Association – Essential Skills Profiles for 10 Occupations (2000)
  • SMED International – Occupational Profiles; Core Competencies (2000)
  • DACUM competency maps and occupational profiles for numerous clients, including a scrap metal recycler, a drywall manufacturer and a plastics manufacturer (1995 1998)