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Occupational Analyst

Aliases: Job Analyst, Occupational Information Officer, Occupational Research Officer

Industry/Sector(s): Education, Training and Research


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks an Occupational Analyst is expected to perform include:

  • Collecting, analysing and developing occupational data relating to job specifications and work characteristics for purposes of vocational counselling, wage evaluation, utilization of workers and other personnel practices
  • Studying jobs being performed in industrial, commercial or other organizations and writing descriptions of elements of jobs and physical and mental qualities needed by workers
  • Developing counselling aids and preparing interviewing aids to facilitate placement of workers
  • Utilizing data to evolve wage evaluation system and to recommend changes in pay scale 
  • Preparing organizational and functional charts and developing testing devices for measuring occupational knowledge of workers​
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs may be available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system may be available
  • Overtime may be required
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Preferably, graduate

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Ability to assess the kind of work and form detailed occupational data on the same
  • Skilled in counselling applicants
  • Skilled in statistical and mathematical studies
  • Skilled in preparing organizational and functional charts
  • Ability to utilize data to evolve wage evaluation system 
  • Knowledge of pay scales to be given according to the jobs 
  • Ability to keep him/herself updated with latest terminologies, methodologies and concepts​
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Good communication skills
  • Hard-working
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Colleges across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://www.du.ac.in/du/index.php?page=old-undergraduate-courses

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 4

Intern Occupational Analyst Senior Analyst Head of the Department

The progression is indicative​

EXPECTED EARNINGS 3
  • For candidates with experience - Rs​ ​30,000 to Rs 40,000 per month

 These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 3

Generally, 2-5 years of experience required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3
  • Government organizations
  • Private companies/institutes
KEYWORDS 
  • Occupational Analyst
  • Job Analyst
  • Occupational Information Officer
  • Occupational Research Officer
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20152423.0500Occupational Analyst
ISCO 20082423 Personal and Careers Professionals
NIC 200885500Educational support services
QP ReferenceNot availableNot available
NSQFNot availableNot available
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