Human Resources

Your Career Development Framework

People are our most valuable asset at the University of Portsmouth. Providing the right support and development opportunities are crucial to our success. 


‌01 Consider your career, consider your development

Professional development forms part of your annual Performance and Development Review (PDR).

Depending on your role, skills and experience your career will vary. Your development can focus on a number of areas including: 

  • Developing in your current role
  • Preparing for new responsibilities
  • Increasing your potential
  • Aspiring to work in new or different areas

Hint - Read further information on career development.


02 Plan your development

Professional development is your responsibility. The first step is about taking ownership. Deciding what you would like to achieve, then making it happen.

Progressing your career - taking ownership

Who can help?

Your skills, your strengths, your experience

Identifying your skills

Hint - Our training and development plan will help identify development needs and support career discussions.


03 Explore university opportunities

50 x 50

Networking

@UP

50 x 50

Development

Programmes

 ‌50 x 50

Women's

development

 50 x 99

Personal

effectiveness

 ‌100 x 100

Mentoring and

coaching

 100 x 100

Leadership and

Management

 70 x 70

Research and 

Innovation

 70 x 70

Professional

Services

 70 x 88

Learning and Teaching


04 Access additional University resources

70 x 57

Learning resource

centre

70 x 65

Employee Assistance

Programme (EAP)

70 x 70

Job vacancies

70 x 70

Extra opportunities

at UoP

70 x 70

Employability

support

70 x 71

    Employee

     journeys

 Hint - Contact the EAP for an hours career guidance each year.


05 Consider external resources

You may wish to gain external experience, explore wider opportunities, or read more on:

70 x 70

Professional

associations

70 x 70

       External

       development

100 x 100

External

career support

Hint - Speak to your networks - they may have other resources and contacts to support your development.


06 Discuss and agree your development with your line manager‌ PDR

Your PDR is part of a meaningful conversation with your line manager, that supports you in contributing to the strategic aims of the University.

Reviewing your development ideas will help you identify any training needs.

Hint - Your career may change and develop over time so revisit this career development framework as often as you need