About Us

The Public Service Commission’s Mandate derives from:

  • Part VII of the Constitution of the Independent State of Samoa 1960
  • Public Service Act 2004
  • Ministerial Departmental Realignment Act 2003
  • Strategy for the Development of Samoa, 2005 – 2007
  • Publice Service Regulations 2004
  • Public Service Determinations & Employment Instructions
  • Public Service Policies & Procedures
  • Cabinet Directives
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Our

VISION

"To lead a Public Sector that delivers good services to the people of Samoa"

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Our

MISSION

"To strengthen; Inclusive Leadership, People Capacity, Integrity and Coordination towards realizing good public service delivery"

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Our

GOALS

1. Improve Quality of Public Service Delivery

2. Improve People Capabilities

3. Improve Public Sector Integrity and Culture

Values & Principles

The Commission is proud of its service and reputation as being the central agency for HR Management and HR Professional Development in the Public Service. The Commission takes much pride in the professional approach, commitment and skills of its staff. We continue to combine these values with the traditional Samoan values to compliment the standard values for all Public Servants.

Honesty

Honesty

Acting honestly, being truthful and abiding by the laws of Samoa

Impartiality

Impartiality

Providing impartial advice, acting without fear or favour and making decisions on their merits

Service

Service

Serving the people well, through faithful service to the Government

Respect

Respect

Treating the people, the Government and colleagues with courtesy and respect

Transparency

Transparency

Taking actions and making decisions in an open way

Accountability

Accountability

Being able to explain the reasons for actions taken and taking responsibility for those actions

Efficiency & Effectiveness

Efficiency & Effectiveness

Achieving good results for Samoa in an economical way

Objectives

  1. Facilitate and enhance capability of Ministries to manage their human resources effectively and efficiently.
  2. Public Service Commission has the capability to perform its mandated role as the Strategic Human Resource Adviser to Government and Ministries.
  3. Ensure robust monitoring and evaluation as well as timely reporting on human resource management.
  4. To enhance management of Senior Executives in the Public Service.
  5. Ensure effective coordination and support for PASP implementation.
  6. Facilitate Organizational Capability & Professional Development for Ministries to enhance Service Delivery.
  7. Ensure that Samoan PSC contributes to regional development of Public Services.
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