What is a Matrix Manager Assessment?

Category: Performance

Profit.co provides an option for the Matrix Managers to evaluate the performance of employees through Performance Reviews.

Why this Feature?

  • Similarly to managers, Matrix Managers can also review individuals’ performance in the organization.
  • They can provide ratings/comments on the Questions, Competencies, Goals, and OKRs based on the configuration.
  • Matrix Managers can view the Self and Peer Assessments while performing their matrix manager assessment.

Step 1:

Navigate to Settings → Performance → Review Templates from the left navigation panel.

Review Templates

Step 2:

Click on the edit Edit icon of the Review template you want to make the changes to.

Edit Review template

Step 3:

In the Edit Review Template page, select the Review Process tab to enable the Matrix Manager Assessment toggle and click on the  icon to Edit.

Review Process tab

Step 4:

In the Matrix Manager Assessment Options panel, you can customize the matrix manager assessments by enabling the toggles for performance review assessments based on your organizational needs.

For instance, Let’s enable the following toggles:

  • Matrix manager assessment cannot be submitted until all peer assessments are submitted
  • Allow Matrix manager to provide overall rating
  • Matrix Manager can provide rating only for Matrix Manager's OKRs and,
  • Matrix Manager can provide rating only for Matrix Manager's Goal.
Assessment options

Users can customize Performance Review Assessment Includes, Manager Nomination, and  Who can view matrix manager assessment options according to their organizational needs. 

Matrix Manager Assessment Options

Note: Since the first toggle is enabled, the managers and peers cannot submit their assessment until all the matrix managers involved in the review process submit their assessment. 


Step 4:

Navigate to Settings → Performance → Reviews from the left navigation panel.

Step 5:

In the Reviews page, select the Summary Info tab and enable the Matrix Manager Overall Rating toggle.

Summary Info

Step 6:

To add a Matrix Manager to an initiated review, navigate to Performance → HR Administration → Performance Reviews from the left navigation panel.

Performance reviews navigation

Step 7:

In the Performance Reviews page, select a review you wish to add matrix manager assessment to an employee. 

Performance review

Step 8:

In the HR Dashboard, click on the add icon to Add Matrix Manager. Select employees from the drop-down menu and click on Add.

Add Matrix manager

Step 9:

Once the Matrix manager completes the assessment, they can Submit the review.

Note: The Matrix manager can view the Self, Peer Assessment while doing the Matrix Manager assessment. Also, they can view the Goals and OKRs if they are included in the Performance Review.


The Matrix Manager’s Overall Ratings will be displayed in the Review Summary Information as shown below.

Review Summary Information

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