Career & Succession Planning Software

Right people, right place, right time

Cezanne HR’s Career & Succession module builds on the data you already have in your core Cezanne HR system, providing additional tools and insights to help you better plan for the future of your people and your business.

  • Develop people or position-focused succession plans
  • Map talent using n-box performance & potential grids
  • Manage and track career paths
  • Gain insight and stay on top of key dates
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Talent pools

Know your bench strength

Interactive performance and potential grids make strategic HR planning easier, helping you visualise the health of your talent pools and frame performance and potential in a wider context.

Individual employee aspirations and readiness can be set alongside business needs, allowing you to identify and develop people who have the potential and desire to fill roles required now and in the future.


interactive n-box Grid

Visualise data and reach better-informed decisions


Succession Planning

Assure succession coverage

Easily bring together information about positions, people, performance and potential and develop succession plans that really work for your organisation and your people.

Visual tools help you see succession coverage alongside key employee attributes, such as risk and readiness, or position candidates and next planned moves, so you can check the health of succession plans and make better-informed decisions.

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Build comprehensive succession plans

Enable flexibility and ensure better outcomes

Take a multi-dimensional approach to succession and career planning that helps your organisation stay agile and ready for change.


Flag key roles

Focus on key positions or job families at any level of the organisation, and prioritise the roles that matter to you.

Map out successors

Review current incumbents, add successors, check dependencies, and benefit from up-to-date information.

Identify risk

See potential issues, such as positions without successors or candidates overdue for a move, or not yet ready

View preferences

Record employees’ own mobility and career preferences alongside nominations from elsewhere in the business

Track history

Get automatic notifications when key dates, such as readiness or time to move, are approaching

Centralise documents

Monitor where successors have come from, and review the effectiveness of internal succession activities

Career Development

Map inclusive career options

Ensure more effective career planning by mapping out alternative career paths that reflect employee aspirations and wider business needs, and allow for future flexibility.

You’ll be able to match career moves to development so you can better equip employees for future roles, identify risks, and keep track of key progression dates so you can ensure important career promises aren’t missed and staff loyalty put at risk.


Comprehensive employee profiles

Get a complete picture

From career history and qualifications to development activities and performance ratings, Cezanne HR’s integrated Cloud HR software suite means comprehensive employee profiles are always at your fingers tips.

Gaining insight into the demographics of your workforce is equally straight-forward. Reporting hierarchies and performance and potential grids can be looked at in the context of gender or age, helping you to identify where work may need to be done to find an appropriate balance.


Never miss an important date

We know how busy you are, that’s why Cezanne HR comes with report scheduling and email alerts that help ensure important milestones, such as readiness for a move or planned replacement dates, don’t get missed.

It’s the perfect way to ensure your succession and talent programmes keep running smoothly.

Let’s transform HR together

Cezanne HR is trusted by thousands of HR professionals to help them better manage, support, engage and connect their people. Get in touch today to learn more.

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