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1 Nowhere Road, Anytown, Anycounty AB1 2CD Telephone: xxxx xxxx (o) xxxx xxxx xxx (m) email: whoever@whatever.co.uk

Job Title with experience gained from working with xxxxxx in yyyyy departments. Proven track record in achieving success with whatever your role(s) have required.

KEY SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE INCLUDE:      Four or five bullet points that highlight your suitability for the role. Matching the principle accountabilities of the role - notably the ‘essential’ requirements. Identified in the Person Specification. State qualifications if required by the role and/or IT/computer skills. Include one stating personal qualities eg relationship building, working with a specific group of people/clients/level within an organisation. CAREER HISTORY Learning and Skills Council 06.2000-present

Job Title Department and location 07.2006-present Reporting to (Line Manager’s Title) responsible for (a brief sentence describing your role with quantifiable measures eg budget £x, x staff) including:  Your key responsibilities using ‘active language’.  For example - Managing the account with (name of department, stakeholder) by meeting on a regular basis ensuring targets and quality meet the required standards.  Achievements written in the past tense eg Achieved the key performance indicators of xxxxxx and reduced the time by x%.  Concentrate on the last 3-5 years of employment in detail.  With less detail for the preceding years.  Focus on examples that demonstrate the key competencies.  Include examples of the role competencies not highlighted – they are important as well.  Ensure you continue matching the examples to the Principal Accountabilities and Person Specification of the role for which you are applying.  Account for any gaps in employment eg if you were studying, travelling, or taking a career break.  Include work experience, any unpaid work or short term contracts. Job Title Department and location 06.2000-06.2006 Reporting to (Line Manager’s Title) responsible for (a brief sentence describing your role with quantifiable measures eg budget £x, x staff) including:  No more than 2 sides for the CV plus one side for the key competencies addendum.  Be concise and avoid unnecessary words or ‘waffle’ to make it easy for the reader to match against the sifting criteria.  Do not use personal pronouns ie ‘I’ or ‘We’.  Ensure that the format remains consistent ie use of headings, punctuation, bullet points, bold, font, numbers and spacing.  Keep the format simple by using one font (eg Arial 10 point).  Do not try to cram too much into the CV – there must be ‘white space’ to make it attractive to read.  Remember the purpose of the CV is to gain an interview. If the interviewers want to know more they will ask questions at the interview.  When completed carefully check, edit, re-check for mistakes or inconsistencies.  Ask someone to read and check the CV for mistakes, ambiguities, clarity and layout.  Read the CV in conjunction with the role for which you are applying – check the requirements have been met.

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NAME Name of Previous Employer Job Title 07.1998-05.2000 A short description of the company/organisation with dimensions eg employing x people in x locations with a budget of £x. Reporting to (Line Manager’s Title) responsible for (a brief sentence describing your role with quantifiable measures eg budget £x, x staff) including:  If you had more than one role in the same organisation follow the format as for the LSC.  Your key responsibilities using ‘active language’.  For example - Managing the account with (name of department, stakeholder etc) by meeting on a regular basis ensuring targets and quality meet the required standards.  Achievements written in the past tense eg Achieved the key performance indicators of xxxxxx and reduced the time by x%.  Concentrate on the last 3-5 years of employment in detail. Name of Previous Employer Job Title 06.1995-06.1998 A short description of the company/organisation with dimensions eg employing x people in x locations with a budget of £x. Reporting to (Line Manager’s Title) responsible for (a brief sentence describing your role with quantifiable measures eg budget £x, x staff) including:  With less detail for the preceding years.  Focus on examples that demonstrate the key competencies.  Include examples of the role competencies not highlighted – they are important as well. Previous Employment includes:  Name of Employer Job Title  Name of Employer Job Title  Name of Employer Job Title QUALIFICATIONS Member of the Xxxxx Institute for Xxxxx ABCD Qualification Name of Governing Body CONTINUOUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Name of course/training/level Delivered by Name of course/training/level Delivered by Name of course/training/level Delivered by IT skills Delivered by Conferences/seminars attended include (names) ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS AND EDUCATION BA (hons) Subject BTec Subject X A Levels, Y GCSE Educational Institution Educational Institution Educational Institute date-date date-date date-date date date date date dates date date

xx.xxxx-xx.xxxx xx.xxxx-xx.xxxx xx.xxxx-xx.xxxx

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACHIEVEMENTS INCLUDE:  Name of organisation with description of the role.  These can be voluntary or charitable roles fulfilled externally to work.  Achievements that demonstrate competencies or support the skills, knowledge and experience required for the role eg running a marathon, raising money, leadership responsibilities etc.

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NAME NAME OF ROLE – KEY COMPETENCIES Customer Focus  Provide examples of how you have demonstrated the competencies highlighted in bold on the role profile.  The examples must give evidence with scope ie quantifiable.  For example – Increasing customer satisfaction by 20% in 6 months.  Use ‘active language’ – eg ‘achieving, leading, co-ordinating’ for example – Co-ordinating the activities of a team of 8 managers.  Delivering the task within the required timescale saving £2k costs.  Use examples that demonstrate the requirements in the Principal Accountabilities and Person Specification.  Include achievements – exceeding objectives set or expectations – eg Designed a new system for tracking budgets. Achieving Excellence         Achievements written in the past tense eg achieved increase in attendance by x%. Achievements are something that was new or different to the role requirements. Or mastering a new skill and putting it into practice. Include the name of the role eg Partnership Manager for Name responsible for customer satisfaction of 99% in x area. Ensure you include examples from a variety of activities. Not just those from the last year. Do not use personal pronouns – eg ‘I did this’ or ‘We did that’. Follow the same rules as for writing the CV.

Information Analysis and Planning     Repeat as above for all the highlighted competencies. The examples must give evidence with scope ie quantifiable. For example – Increasing customer satisfaction by 20% in 6 months. Use ‘active language’ – eg ‘achieving, leading, co-ordinating’ for example – Co-ordinating the activities of a team of 8 managers.  Delivering the task within the required timescale saving £2k costs.  Use examples that demonstrate the requirements in the Principal Accountabilities and Person Specification.  Include achievements – exceeding objectives set or expectations – eg designed a new system for tracking budgets.

Addendum – Key Competencies

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