Planning and Organizing Skills

Definition

Establishing courses of action for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently and effectively in accordance with CARE’s core values.
 

Skills and Behaviors

  Prioritizes:

·          Works with others to identify more critical and less critical activities and assignments.

·         Coordinates project assignments, roles and responsibilities; adjusts priorities when appropriate.

  Determines tasks and resources:

·         Determines project/assignment requirements by breaking them down into tasks and identifying types of equipment, materials, and people needed.

·         Coordinates project assignments, roles and responsibilities.

  Schedules:

·         Allocates appropriate amounts of time for completing own and others’ work.

·         Avoids scheduling conflicts.

·         Develops timelines and milestones.

·         Prepares detailed project plans including timelines and objectives.

  Leverages resources:

·         Takes advantage of available resources (individuals, processes, and tools) to complete work efficiently.

·         Coordinates with internal and external partners.

·         Delegates appropriately while maintaining accountability for work.

·         Manages resources within the framework of short and long-range budget plans and other resources.

  Stays focused:

·         Uses time effectively and prevents irrelevant issues or distractions from interfering with work completion.

·         Maintains focus when faced with competing agendas.

 

 

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