Gartner Research

Best Practices for Developing Supply Chain Role and Job Descriptions

Published: 10 September 2015

ID: G00280289

Analyst(s): Dana Stiffler , Ken Chadwick


Job descriptions are often viewed as a necessary administrative evil and, hence, get little attention to detail or content. CSCOs and hiring managers can use this research to define the best practices for developing accurate job descriptions that strengthen organization design and talent management.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Use Broad Role Descriptions to Help You Focus, Standardize and Scale the Supply Chain Organization
  • Use Job Descriptions as a Tool to Strategically Manage the Talent Pool
  • Use Toolkits, Benchmark Positions, Survey Analysis and Other HR Resources at Your Disposal to Develop a Robust Job Description

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