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PSC BIDS FAREWELL TO ITS CHAIRMAN AND COMMISSION MEMBER

The Office of the Public Service Commission hosted a farewell ceremony for Tuu’u Dr. Ieti Taulealo and Safuneituuga Paaga Neri on Thursday 8th March 2018, at the conference Center of the Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi (TATTE) Building. The event officially marked the completion of six years for Tuu’u Dr. Ieti Taulealo as Chairman and [...]

April 3rd, 2018|2018, ed13|Comments Off on PSC BIDS FAREWELL TO ITS CHAIRMAN AND COMMISSION MEMBER

HUMAN RESOURCE COORDINATORS FORUM CALLS FOR IMPROVED COMMUNICATION CHANNELS BETWEEN MINISTRIES AND THE OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

The Office of the Public Service Commission (PSC) held its 3rd Human Resource Coordinators (HRC) forum for the current financial year on Tuesday 27th March, 2018. The forum raised the importance of communication between Ministries and the Office of the PSC and called for ways to improve communication channels; by using group emails for faster [...]

April 3rd, 2018|2018, ed13|Comments Off on HUMAN RESOURCE COORDINATORS FORUM CALLS FOR IMPROVED COMMUNICATION CHANNELS BETWEEN MINISTRIES AND THE OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

PROACTIVE APPROACH CALLS FOR SUPPORT VISITS TO BUILD BETTER RAPPORT AND CLARITY ON HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ISSUES

The Office of the Public Service Commission (PSC) through its Public Service Performance and Policy Division (PSPP) delivered a brief presentation on the Samoa Public Service Human Resource Management and Evaluation (SPS HRM) Report for FY2015/16, and FY2016/17 at the Human Resource Coordinators Forum. The presentation highlighted major developments in analysing data from the Ministry [...]

April 3rd, 2018|2018, ed13|Comments Off on PROACTIVE APPROACH CALLS FOR SUPPORT VISITS TO BUILD BETTER RAPPORT AND CLARITY ON HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ISSUES

DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT FOR THE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION SECTOR FINALISED

The Disaster Risk Management: Recommended Actions for the Public Administration Sector has been finalised. A multi sector approach has called for shared responsibility and positions the sector like the Public Administration Sector (PAS) in the driver’s seat to mainstream DRM and building resilience across the PAS. As noted “The Recommended Actions for Disaster Resilience in [...]

April 3rd, 2018|2018, ed13|Comments Off on DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT FOR THE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION SECTOR FINALISED

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK REVIEW GETS UNDERWAY

The review of the Human Resource Management (HRM) Framework by the Office of the Public Service Commission (PSC) through the assistance of the Technical Assistance (TA) Facility Fund is underway. The existing framework has not been reviewed since it was developed during the PSC’s Institutional Strengthening Program (under the auspices of the AusAID), which was [...]

April 3rd, 2018|2018, ed13|Comments Off on HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK REVIEW GETS UNDERWAY

PSC Monitoring and Evaluation visit identifies critical HR issues

The Public Service Commission conducted its second round of combined Monitoring and Evaluation visits for the financial year 2016/2017 from 16th January to the 3rd February 2017.  The Public Administration Sector Coordination Division (PASCD) monitored the development of Service Charters and Complaints Management Processes, as a result of the 2nd PASP annual review in 2016. [...]

April 18th, 2017|ed9|Comments Off on PSC Monitoring and Evaluation visit identifies critical HR issues

Strengthening the responsiveness of Central Agencies a highlight of Human Resource Coordinators Forum

 The 3rd Human Resource Coordinators (HRC) Forum for Financial Year 2016/17 was held on Thursday 30th March 2017. A total of 16 Human Resource Coordinators and 15 observers attended the Forum. The final HRC Forum for this financial year is scheduled for June 2017.  The Forum noted the need to strengthen the responsiveness of Central [...]

April 18th, 2017|ed9|Comments Off on Strengthening the responsiveness of Central Agencies a highlight of Human Resource Coordinators Forum

Phase 3 for SPS Functional Analysis takes Shape

The Office of the Public Service Commission in partnership with the Australian Public Service Commission (APSC) conducted a 1-week ‘work-hack’ focusing on the design of Implementation Plans for the Functional Analysis recommendations approved by Cabinet in October, 2016. More than 60 participants from selected Government Ministries attended the full-day sessions held at the Hotel Millennia [...]

April 18th, 2017|ed9|Comments Off on Phase 3 for SPS Functional Analysis takes Shape

First CEO Forum for FY 2016/17 a Success

On the 22nd of March 2017, the Office of the Public Service Commission hosted the 1st Public Sector Chief Executive Officers Forum (CEO Forum) for financial year 2016/2017 at Hotel Elisa. More than 50 participants attended the event. The annual gathering is an opportunity for CEOs to discuss and share best practices to address issues [...]

April 18th, 2017|2017, ed9|Comments Off on First CEO Forum for FY 2016/17 a Success

Public Servants Encouraged to be the Solution in Improving Service Delivery

The Honourable Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Afioga Sala Sili Epa in his opening speech encouraged public servants to be the solution in improving service delivery. The 5th Annual Public Service Day was held on 30 September 2016 to celebrate and recognize the public sector’s contribution to the national development of Samoa. The [...]

November 2nd, 2016|ed07, PS Day|Comments Off on Public Servants Encouraged to be the Solution in Improving Service Delivery
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