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Guidance for the adoption of Success Profiles across the GSS

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Publication date:2 September 2019
Author:GSS Recruitment
Approver:GSS Recruitment
Who this is for:Members of the Government Statistical Service

Brief description:

This guidance sets out the process for external recruitment, internal Civil Service recruitment and badging for Statistical Officers (StOs), Higher Statistical Officers (HStOs) and Senior Statistical Officers (SStOs) in the statistics profession. The principles can also be applied in Grade 6 and Grade 7 exercises.

The aim is to enable a fairer and more inclusive method. This is done through the assessment of a range of experiences, abilities, strengths, behaviours and technical or professional skills required for different roles.

This guidance has replaced Running a promotion campaign for members of the Government Statistician Group (GSG) and Recruiting new members into the Government Statistician Group (GSG).

Review frequency:

This guidance is reviewed every two years.



Success Profiles Guidance GSS (PDF, 0.39MB)


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