The combination of skills, experience and knowledge of a manager or member of the workforce that has been confirmed through assessment.
Competence is assessed for an individual in a post that has a clearly defined profile setting on the job requirements. Competence is regularly re-assessed with a frequency determined by the criticality of the role.
Source: IOGP Report No. 510, Operating Management System Framework for controlling risk and delivering high performance in the oil and gas industry, International Association of Oil & Gas Producers, June 2014. Global Standards