Use this step by step explanation to craft a good employee performance feedback review for a senior architectural designer. Find the right words with quality phrases.

A Senior Architectural Designer is responsible for overseeing the designing of such projects like urban landscapes, buildings, and parks. This position is required to meet with the client and discuss the budget as well as preferences and negotiate with the landscape consultant to learn the construction site and create various concepts for the project for availability to the client.

Other important tasks for this position includes creating designers that work within the customer's budget, providing drawings to the construction team and monitoring progress to make sure it is faithful to the design, inspecting the building to ensure it meets the client's standards, compiling the required data and performing dimensional and routinely calculations that are necessary for the preparation of drawings and design layouts, ensuring compliance with the required codes and standards,

Employee Performance Review Sample

Employee's Name: Title:
Review Period: __/__/__ to __/__/__ Employee SSN:
Work Location: Supervisor's Name:

Instructions

  1. Rating: Rate the employee against the core skills based on how well he/she demonstrates each skill. Give scores 1, 2, or 3 for each rating depending on the employee's performance.
  2. Comments: Use this area to give examples of employee's performance phrases. The phrases should describe how well an employee has performed on previously set goals based on the given core skill.
  3. Summary: Use this section to give a summary of the employee's strengths and areas for improvement or development. Recommend a step increase for an employee who has met the expectations and performance improvement plans for one who doesn't meet expectations.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources manager must examine and indicate whether he/she concurs with the evaluation and comments. If the manager agrees, then he/she must sign the evaluation form. If he/she doesn't concur, then he/she must provide reasons explaining why this is so.
  5. Signatures: Sign the evaluation form and give it to the employee to go through and answer the Self Evaluation Questions. Ask him/her to sign and date the evaluation form before giving it back to the human resources for filing.

Rating Meaning

The employee fails to perform the most important aspects of the job satisfactorily. Requires close guidance to carry out routine jobs. He/she needs significant improvement in all areas. Meetings should be held between the employee and the supervisor to discuss performance deficiencies.

1

Employee routinely meets and exceeds expectations in all areas of responsibility. Produces high-quality work that at times exceeds expectations. Consistently meets the most critical annual goals. Occasionally produces timely and accurate results.

2

The employee consistently and significantly exceeds the communicated expectations by producing exceptionally high-quality work. He/she demonstrates exceptional knowledge of his/her duties and is highly recognized by others as an authority in his/her area of work.

3

Supervisor's Feedback

Skill

Comments

Rating

LISTENING SKILLS: Listening Skills are a practical ability to accurately receive and interpret messages you receive during the communication process to ensure flow and accuracy are maintained.

Connects to what others want or feel and tries to be in their shoes.

Has great listening abilities and allows others to finish talking before they also share their views.

3

INNOVATION: Innovation is the process of translating new invention into a service that creates value or brings better solutions that meet the requirements.

Tries always to question and seek different and varied perspectives of looking at things.

Always approaches challenges in a very creative and intelligent way.

3

FACILITATION: Facilitation is making tasks or life easy for others while ensuring the daily running of successful meetings or workshops or business at large.

Chooses the best mode of communication to pass information to the team members

Sets up an environment that facilitates discussion; one that everyone can see each other in order to encourage discussions between team members

3

DECISION MAKING: Decision Making is the art of making choices by identifying a decision, gathering information and assessing alternative resolutions before settling on one.

Tells people one trusts about the decision at hand and asks for advice on the matter

Looks for underlying issues that are not resolved or that may be complicating one's ability to make wise decisions

3

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND DIVERSITY: Equal Opportunity and Diversity means having employees from a wide range of background that includes different ages, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief, educational background, physical ability and treating them equally.

Gives equal treatment to all the coworkers without having favorites

Adheres to the company policies and remains accountable both to coworkers and staff

3

ENTHUSIASM: Enthusiasm is an intense enjoyment or a lively interest in a certain thing with a zest and a strong belief that can be felt by those around you.

Always well prepared, full of ideas and cheerful about upcoming projects and current tasks

Feels passionate and energetic at work and often works on tasks that bring joy and accomplishments

3

PRACTICAL THINKING: Practical Thinking is the skill to think creatively about projects or work that requires your full attention to be completed and to bring great results.

Pays attention to how a person is framing a problem in order to know the real cause and think of ways on how to solve it

Comes up with "outside the box" and unusual strategies in order to cope with unusual events in the workplace

3

ROLE AWARENESS: Role Awareness is the ability to be informed of your role in a given environment as well as understand the expectations placed on a position and to see how they are met apparently.

Arrives early enough in order to take care of some of the little things, like settling in, before starting time

Anticipates setbacks beyond own control and is able to plan around them when they repeat themselves

2

PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Project Management is structuring a to-do list for your project or company containing tasks and responsibilities as well as creating a roadmap for the execution of those duties promptly.

Recognizes and appreciates each project member's strengths, interests, and weaknesses and demonstrates fairness when dealing with each individual

Recognizes and understands the corporate environment and its cultural impact on the project at hand from both external and internal sources

3

BUSINESS TREND AWARENESS: Business Trend Awareness is the capacity to be conscious of the changing ways in which the companies are developing in the marketplace.

Possesses an enhanced forecasting ability and predicts future trends with a high level of accuracy

Makes exceptional strategic decisions, capitalizes on good opportunities, and overcomes any fierce competition

3

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

LISTENING SKILLS:

Have you ever been interrupted by a speaker in the middle of a conversation?

Do you always seek for clarification on issues you do not understand when conversing with someone?

[employee comments]
INNOVATION:

Give an instance that you had to fall on your plan B when things did not work out as intended?

What can you say is your best innovation when it comes to developing workable solutions?

[employee comments]
FACILITATION:

Is there a time when you have had to deal with a group member who does not attend group meetings? How did you go about it?

What are some of the methods you have used to solve conflicts in your group?

[employee comments]
DECISION MAKING:

Can you describe a time when you have had to postpone a project because you did not have the right information to come to a good decision?

Can you give specific examples of decisions that you make rapidly and those that take more time?

[employee comments]
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND DIVERSITY:

Do you have weaknesses that showcase as you deal with others?

Do you choose who to support and who not to offer assistance?

[employee comments]
ENTHUSIASM:

What are some of the career-related actions you took and you were pleased you took them? What pleases you about your actions?

Can you think of a time when you sought a colleague's idea or opinion when working on a new project?

[employee comments]
PRACTICAL THINKING:

Some situations require one to think in a practical manner while others require critical thinking. Can you give an example when you have used the two strategies to solve a problem at work?

How do you ensure that a certain source of information is reliable? Is there a time when you have made mistakes because someone had given you the wrong information? How did you handle the situation?

[employee comments]
ROLE AWARENESS:

Describe a time when you have had to adapt to a difficult situation. What made the situation difficult and how did you manage it?

How many hours a week do you set aside for improving your professional skills that make you more aware of your position in the company?

[employee comments]
PROJECT MANAGEMENT:

What communication plans have you used to convey an important message to your team? How have you confirmed the accuracy of information received or sent?

How do you make sure that you and your team deliver a project on time or exceed customer expectations?

[employee comments]
BUSINESS TREND AWARENESS:

Can you think of a new business trend that challenged you most and how did you implement change?

What strategies are you using to survey your competitors and are you noticing any results?

[employee comments]

Summary

Sections 1-4: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 5: To be completed by the employee

1. Exceeds Job Related Expectations

2. Areas to improve

3. Goals completed since last performance feedback

4. Goals for next period

5. Employee comments

Signatures

I acknowledge that I discussed this performance feedback with my supervisor. My signature does not mean that I agree or disagree with this appraisal.
Employee: Date:
Supervisor: Date:
Human Resources: Date:

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