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PSC Targets Students with Introductory Information Package (IIP)

The annual commemoration of the Public Service day in previous years included exhibitions by Government Agencies showcasing their products and services to students and the general public for their information and awareness. However, it was noted that although these initiatives helped raise the awareness of students and the general public on services provided by Government [...]

October 3rd, 2018|ed15, PS Day|Comments Off on PSC Targets Students with Introductory Information Package (IIP)

Workforce Planning

Workforce Planning as mandated under Employment Instruction No: 20 is crucial in the work of the Public Service. It ensures that all Ministries have the necessary workforce to achieve its legislative and strategic mandate and that human resource decision making is evidenced based. A Workforce Planning three (3) half day Training was therefore held at [...]

August 31st, 2018|hrd|Comments Off on Workforce Planning

Samoa In-Country Training Programme: Project Management Training

The Public Service Commission in partnership with the Oloamanu, delivered its first Samoa In-Country Training Programme for FY18-19 on Project Management held at the Ministry of Health Conference Room at Moto’otua from Monday 20th – Friday 24th August 2018. This program was designed in ensuring that all public servants must able to manage a variety [...]

August 28th, 2018|hrd|Comments Off on Samoa In-Country Training Programme: Project Management Training

Human Resource Coordinators calls for Best Practices to Improve Human Resource Management in Government Ministries

The Office of the Public Service Commission held its last Human Resource Coordinators (HRCs) Forum for FY17/18 on Monday 25th June 2018. The Forum was used as a great platform for all HRC’s to have the opportunity to come together to share and discuss issues, best practices and HR experiences to improve human resource management [...]

July 11th, 2018|ed14|Comments Off on Human Resource Coordinators calls for Best Practices to Improve Human Resource Management in Government Ministries

Samoa’s Public Service Commission shared Human Resource best practices with Tongan Public Service Commission

The Office of the Samoa Public Service Commission hosted members from the Tongan Public Service Commission who were in Samoa for a work attachment from 25-29 June 2018. The Tongan delegation included Dr. Lia Maka (CEO of PSC Tonga), Mr. Tevita F Fotu (Deputy Secretary-Remuneration) and Mr. Keni Franz Tu’uhetoka (Principal Analyst-Remuneration) to learn our [...]

July 11th, 2018|ed14|Comments Off on Samoa’s Public Service Commission shared Human Resource best practices with Tongan Public Service Commission

Samoa prepares for First Review following its recent Accession to the UNCAC

The United Nations Development Program through its United Nations Pacific Regional Anti-Corruption Project conducted a 2-day training focusing on the implementation review mechanism of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC). The training was requested by the Public Service Commission on behalf of the Government, to familiarize Government officials with the review mechanism that will [...]

July 11th, 2018|ed14|Comments Off on Samoa prepares for First Review following its recent Accession to the UNCAC

Samoa Accedes to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption

Samoa has finally acceded to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption. This was made official when the Prime Minister of Samoa signed the Instrument of Accession in April this year. This milestone culminates years of consultations and workshops amongst Government agencies, non-government organizations, media and the private sector. Most of these sessions had been made [...]

July 11th, 2018|ed14|Comments Off on Samoa Accedes to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption

Take the Lead 1 (Executive Development Program)

The Public Service Commission in partnership with the University of New England Partnerships Ltd, Australia delivered an Executive Development Program (EDP) targeting Government Ministries CEO’s, ACEO’s and Principal levels. The purpose of this program is to provide direction for the professional development of current and future public service leaders. The program was divided into 2 [...]

June 29th, 2018|hrd|Comments Off on Take the Lead 1 (Executive Development Program)

JOB HUNTING ORIENTATION

A workshop on Job Hunting Orientation was held at the PSC Conference Room on the 8th May 2018. This was an initiative that the Office of the Public Service started 2 years ago to assist school leavers and graduates who are currently looking for employment in the Public Service. Seven participants completed the training focusing [...]

May 9th, 2018|hrd|Comments Off on JOB HUNTING ORIENTATION

Time Management Training – Public Sector Employers

Time Management was the focus of a five half days training held at the Public Service Commission(PSC) on Monday 16th – Friday 20th April 2018 for the Public Sector. This training was facilitated and coordinated by the Samoa In Country Training Programme(SICTP) and the Public Service Commission. The training aims at enhancing the skills that [...]

April 23rd, 2018|hrd|Comments Off on Time Management Training – Public Sector Employers