Papua New Guinea
Department of Personnel
Rise Up, Step Up, Speak Up
The Department of Personnel Management plays a critical role as a central agency in the Government's policy initiatives and implementation of the Public Sector Reforms. The Department of Personnel Management also has a stewardship role as a Central Agency to support the Government in progressing the Public Sector Reform Agenda, and to contribute to the Vision 2050 and the Twenty (20) year - Long Term Development Strategy (LTDS) and the Medium Terms Development Strategy (MTDS).
As a Central Agency of GPNG National Public Service, the Department plays a pivotal role in providing strategic leadership and human resource management that promotes good working relationships and rigorous dialogue with agencies, and facilitates delivery of quality services to the Government and the people of Papua New Guinea.
The primary role of the Department is to provide strategic leadership in three distinct areas, namely employment, industrial relations and human resource development and management as defined under the Public Service (Management) Act. The Department is also required to provide strategic and policy advice to support the Minister for Public Service in achieving the Minister's duties under the Act and the Government's Public Service reform agenda.
At the Department of Personnel Management we aspire to be a ‘SMARTER’ Leader in transforming Human Resources in the delivery of government services in PNG.
By ‘SMARTER’ we mean that we will adopt strategies that are:
S - Specific
M - Measureable
A - Achievable
R - Realistic
T - Timely
able to be
E - Evaluated and
R - Reported upon.
The mission of the Department of Personnel Management is to promote ‘SMARTER’ HR strategies through ethical leadership across the public service.
The Department intends to work collaboratively to facilitate the introduction of public service wide workforce information planning and develop performance planning processes designed to help all officers understand how they contribute to assisting their agency achieve its service outcome priorities.
These processes will be based on setting performance objectives and service standards that are SMARTER i.e. Specific, Measurable, Achievable and Agreed, Realistic, Time based and includes Evaluation - Reporting obligations.
As a Department we intend to concentrate on: