Unlocking G7 Talent

Advancing from Senior Executive Officer/Higher Executive Officer to Grade 7 is one of the biggest steps you will take in your career, offering you incredible opportunities for growth and development.

The G7 recruitment process is highly competitive, with a large pool of applicants competing for an ever-decreasing number of positions. 

The selection criteria has become more rigorous with Success Profiles and focus on relevant experience and personal qualities such as leadership, decision making, and communication skills.  

This unique event provides practical help and guidance to those wishing to get into G7 roles. It is specifically designed to give you the answer to two vital questions: 

  1.  How can I improve my chances of obtaining a G7 role? 
  2.  How do I navigate to maintain my role when I get there? 


Why attend? 

The benefits of attending this conference include the opportunity to: 

  • Resolve the questions in your mind about whether or not G7 is right for you 
  • Learn from trainers who have obtained G7 and higher in the Civil Service and other experts about what you can do to improve your chances of making the grade 
  • Gain deeper understanding of the skills, qualities and competencies required to be successful as a G7 
  • Examine the barriers and enablers affecting your progression 
  • Hear from recent G7 entrants about how they made the move and what life is like now they are there 
  • Network with peers and counterparts from across Government find out what is happening on the ground in other departments and in the civil service ecosystem  


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Date & time
09:00 - 16:00