At its most basic, a job architecture establishes the framework of jobs, and does a number of things, including:
Organizes jobs and levels
Defines job functions/families, subfamilies, titles, and codes
Helps define HRIS data requirements
Anchors HR processes (rewards, performance management, workforce planning, etc.)
Creates career paths and insights into career opportunities for employees
Index's job architecture outlines a hierarchy of jobs most often used by companies to manage talent and includes four major components - streams, levels, functions and job families - defined below. You can click on each element to view additional details.
|Job Architecture Element
Used to distinguish between types of careers - typically individual contributor or manager.Index includes four career streams:
Within each stream there are a defined set of job levels, which are used to relay the hierarchical position of a job, and recognize the incremental changes in job scope and responsibility.
Index includes 19 levels:
|Functions group job families based on work disciplines and are generally recognized major professional areas, often requiring a unique set of skills.
|Grouping of similar jobs within a functional area that uses a similar body of knowledge. Is not synonymous with organizational structure or reporting relationships, rather cuts across business units and geographic boundaries.
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