Divisions

Establishment Division

Objective

To   provide   expertise   and   services   in     matters   related   to   Human Resources Management and Public Service Administration to the MDAs LGAs and other Public Institutions in general.

Functions

  • To provide inputs on administrative and Human Resources Policies;
  • To oversee establishment matters in the Public Service;
  • To facilitate transfer of employees in the Public Service;
  • To monitor staff development in the Public Service; and
  • To interpret personnel policies, rules and regulations.

The Division will be led by a Director and will have two (2) Sections as follows:-

  • Public Service Administration Section; and
  • Senior Public Service Section.

 

1.1.1    Public Service Administration Section

The Section will perform the following activities:-

  • Oversee   implementation   of   Human   Resources  Policies, Rules   and Regulations in the Public Service;
  • Facilitate   transfer   of   employees     among employers in the Public Service;
  • Oversee employers’ adherence to laws, regulations, Human Resources   Management   and   administration   policies, guidelines, circulars and procedures and advise accordingly;
  • Oversee implementation of the Open Performance Review and Appraisal System (OPRAS) in the Public Service;
  • Maintain   and   update   data   related   to   labour   mobility in   the Public Service;
  • Carry out routine inventory of vacant positions in the Public Service and advice accordingly;
  • Carry out quality and impact assessment on the implementation of various Human Resources and Administration Policies;
  • Scrutinize appointments and promotions of staff to various positions   in   accordance   with   relevant   Schemes   of   Service and advise accordingly; and
  • Undertake re-deployment exercises in the Public Service in line with the approved establishments.

This Section will be led by an Assistant Director

1.1.2    Senior Public Service Section

The Section will perform the following activities:-

  • Facilitate filling of vacancies in the Public Service for which the President is the Appointing Authority;
  • Facilitate vetting of Public Servants through the State House;
  • Process appointments of Officers who are at principal level in the respective Scheme of Service and beyond;
  • Scrutinize   requests   for   payment   of   personal   salaries   from employers   in   relation   to   Senior   Public   Officers   and   other officers in line with the procedures;
  • Carry out routine inventory of Senior Staff vacant positions in the Public Service and advice accordingly;
  • Process and follow-up confirmation of presidential appointees; and
  • Study and initiate preparation of Human Resources Policies, circulars,   guidelines   and   procedures   for   MDAs,   LGAs   and other Public Institutions;
  • Scrutinize   requests   for   re-employment   from   employers   or former Senior Public Servants;
  • Facilitate   transfer   of   Senior   Public Officers among employers; and
  • Scrutinize request for Acting-Appointment from employers.

This Section will be led by an Assistant Director