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#1451 I edited some words and specified them in bold in Levels of responsibility: Level 7 - Set strategy, inspire, mobilise. change request accepted

I edited some words and specified them in bold.

Levels of responsibility: Level 7 - Set strategy, inspire, mobilise

Set strategy, inspire, mobilise


Applies the highest level of leadership to the formulation and implementation of strategy –> the strategy. Performs extensive strategic leadership in delivering business value through vision, governance and executive management. Has a deep understanding of the industry and the implications of emerging technologies for the wider business environment.


Has established a broad and deep business knowledge including the activities and practices of own organisation and a broad knowledge of those of suppliers, partners, competitors and clients. Fosters a culture to encourage the strategic application of generic and specific bodies of knowledge within (own -> their own) area of influence. Ensures that the organisation develops and mobilises the full range of skills and capabilities or required (ones).

Business skills

Has a full range of strategic management and leadership skills.

Communicates the potential impact of emerging practices and technologies on organisations and individuals and assesses the risks of using or not using such practices and technologies.

Advocates for security and ethics within area -> (the area) of work and throughout the organisation.

Establishes governance to address business risk.

Ensures proposals align with the strategic direction of the organisation.

Mentors leadership colleagues.

Assess the impact of legislation and actively promotes compliance and inclusivity.

Advances the knowledge and/or exploitation of technology within one or more organisations.

Champions creativity and innovation in driving strategy development to enable business opportunities.

Communicates in a persuasive and convincing manner -> (persuasively and convincingly across own organisation, industry and government to audiences at all levels.


Proposed change applies to Level 7 - Set strategy, inspire, mobilise

Current status of this request: accepted

What we decided

Review comments to see how they can be included in SFIA 8 generic attributes and levels of responsibility. 

What we changed

Where possible included in updates to the generic attributes and levels of responsibility.