“The Department of Personnel Management has been established as a central government agency under an act of parliament called the “Public Service Management Act 1986″, and its subsequent amendments of 1995.The Public Service, through its institutions, play a vital role in the Government’s macro-economic, social, political, and development management goals.”
Roles & Responsibilities of the DPM
- Advise the Minister & Government on
all matters of Public Employment Policy in the Public Sector, and secure policy
direction to facilitate effective management
- Administer the PS(M) Act and
promulgate regulations, General Orders and instructions to facilitate
organisation, manpower, terms & conditions, employment, training &
industrial relations and payment of public employees
and regulate the employment of non-citizens through the administration of the Public
Employment (Non-Citizens ) Act.
terms and conditions of employment and conduct of industrial relations across
the public sector through administration of the Salaries & Conditions
Monitoring Committee (SCMC) Act.
Functions of the DPM
- Regulation of all forms of employment in the State Services
- Regulation of organisation and staffing in the State Services
- Regulation of terms and conditions in the Public Sector.
- Regulation of management and work performance in the Public Service
- Regulation of industrial relations in the Public Sector
- Regulation of payment mechanisms in the State Service
- Regulation of training & Staff development in the Public Service