The Human Resources Division is one of the central Divisions within the Ministry, providing human resources support to the ministry and the provinces. The Division is organized into a Directorate which is headed by the Human Resources Manager supported by a Principal Human Resource Officer and a Senior Administration Officer. The Division strategically contributes to the overall goals of the Ministry through 5 centralized functions that include:
- Recruitments, appointments and performance management and promotions;
- Employee Relations and Management Services ;
- Organizational and Staff Development Services;
- Policy and Planning-Research and;
- Equity and Diversity Services.
Working closely with the Ministry of Public Services and the MPGIS’ Executive Division, The Division directly manages the Ministry’s established officers and staff within the MPGIS and in the 9 provinces to ensure that newly recruited officers are properly inducted and trained on their roles and employment guidelines. In this role, the Division is also responsible for carrying out Job Description and Key Result Areas (KRAs) reviews.
The Division is also leading the implementation of the performance management through the Performance Management Programme. With support of all head of departments, the PMP will be conducted for all officers to determine the officers for promotion, salary increment and corrective actions in cases of poor performances. The HR division will ensure that all HoDs are understand the PMP process and are committed to appraising the performances of their officers through the process.
The Division is also responsible for the implementation of the Performance Management Programme (PMP) which aims to foster public servants work effectiveness at the Ministry and provincial levels.
Furthermore, the Division carries out staff development and training programmes in close consultation with the Ministry of Public Service’s IPAM training programme and is the Division tasked to coordinate gender mainstreaming initiatives within the Ministry and provincial governments.