Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a project development director.

A Project Development Director is liable for overseeing the project presented using strategic thinking and clearly defined deliverable outcomes.

The duties of this post include working with the management to identify and realize increased value from identified company assets, contributing to the development of a vision and strategy for the business, looking for opportunities to work in partnerships with others in this field, developing robust business cases for the significant developments, taking a leading role in identifying potential new business, advising on and developing options for areas for potential future investment, leading development projects to successful completion and appointing such professional teams as necessary, preparing and presenting final project reports comparing projects outcomes in the initial business.

Employee Performance Goals Sample

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


  1. Setting Goals: List specific goals in the space provided below each competency under "Performance Goals". Assign an appropriate timeline for each goal as well as numeric or financial terms to measure the goal.
  2. Employee Comments: The employee must comment next to each goal under "Employee Comments" with "Okay" for goals which he/she feels comfortable working with, and "Needs Clarification" for goals which he/she believes need to be discussed further. An employee who is comfortable with all the goals can sign the goals at this stage.
  3. Summary: Give a summary of the total time estimated for the employee to have achieved the goals. State action plans and specific milestones to track the goals. Any additional comments agreed between the employee and the supervisor should be noted here.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources personnel must confirm that the goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. He/she must then sign the goals in the "Human Resource" section provided under "Signatures".
  5. Signatures: When discussion of the goals has been completed and consensus has been reached, sign the goals and let the employee sign too. Send the final copy to the human resources for inclusion in the employee's professional records.

Performance Goals for Next Period

Performance Goals

Employee Comments


Match the requirements of the task to the ability of the employee and make sure that they are capable of doing the job

Regularly communicate with the employee about the status of the project or task and its timing in order to avoid surprises at the end

[employee comments goal]

Assume responsibility for every action and task without passing on blame

Seek new opportunities that challenge the capability to a new level of performance

[employee comments goal]

Be honest and polite when evaluating others and give credit to those who deserve it

Avoid excessive use of body language or gestures unless one is illustrating a point about the other person's efforts

[employee comments goal]

Create a personal mission statement that conveys one's core values and defines why one has to meet specific goals

Outline specific goals and assess the team's progress towards achieving those goals

[employee comments goal]

Take part in making changes in policies to eliminate unfair elements

Consider fairness and equality when implementing new activities and programs

[employee comments goal]

Learn how to make better strategic decisions based on accurate data about new trends

Encourage the use of smart analytics to track statistics, monitor competition, and analyze ranking in the market

[employee comments goal]

View failure as part of the game and take failure as a learning experience to realize success

Put more effort in analyzing situations, conduct research, compile data, and make conclusions based on facts obtained from the research

[employee comments goal]

Encourage others to appreciate and experience different ways of doing things

Attend and promote group meetings and events that include people from different cultures

[employee comments goal]

Show willingness to learn new procedures and encourage others to undergo training on new procedures

Eliminate steps that do not add value to a process and optimize the steps that add value to a process

[employee comments goal]

Constantly use the internet to search for information easily and encourage others to do so

Embrace artificial intelligence technologies to execute repetitive, multiple, and complex tasks efficiently

[employee comments goal]


Sections 1-2: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 3: To be completed by the employee

1. Goals completed since last performance feedback

2. Goals for next period

3. Employee comments


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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