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From interviews with social investment intermediaries and research into best practice, here are the building blocks for building and developing an effective team.

Recruitment and professional development

Identifying features

  • High quality recruitment and development prioritised in organisation

Identifying procedures

  • Recruitment and performance management processes reflective of social mission, values and requisite skills
  • Process for learning and development

Staff skillset

Identifying features

  • Staff capability to adapt and deliver on multi-functional roles
  • The diversity and skills balance of the senior management team

Identifying procedures

  • Senior management team with mitigated key person risk
  • The degree that management and team structure reflects size and life stage of organisation

To see what that looks like in practice, download this guide