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The President's Office, Public Service Management (PO-PSM) is a Ministry under President's Office. It's chief executive and accounting officer is the Permanent Secretary, who has a workforce of about 300 employees.  Formerly known as the Civil Service Department, it was transformed into President's Office, Public Service Management (PO-PSM) in the year

2003 to conform with the newly enacted Public Service Act No. 8 of 2002. Along with the transformation, opportunity was taken to accommodate efficiency and effectiveness considerations in the Management of the Public Service, in particular implementation of the on-going Public Service Reforms and in provision of its services.

Functional Role and Scope:

PO-PSM's role is to assist the Head of the Public Service (the Chief Secretary) in matters of personnel and administration pertaining to Public Service in the entire government system. According to the Presidential Order of 1993 on Ministerial Responsibilities, the specific functions of PO- PSM embrace:

    Administrative & Personnel Policy
    Administration of Public Service
    Co-ordination of Training and Recruitment
    Improvement of efficiency and effectiveness of delivery of public service.
    Human Capital

Given these specific functions, the scope of PO-PSM's activities is to:

    Provide advisory services to Ministries, Departments and Regions;
    Formulate, prepare and monitor the implementation of administrative and personnel policies;
    Co-ordinate, monitor and administer all matters related to the allocation of human resources in the Public Service, notably:
    training ;
    Develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes of Public Service Personnel;
    Instill and maintain ethical behaviour and a higher level of integrity among Public Servants, to give the Government a positive image;
    Co-ordinate and control the effectiveness of training in the public service, and increase the quality of manpower running the economy.
    Deal with policy analysis, research and review;
    Generate a conducive working environment;
    Review personnel and administrative policies and other related matters; and
    Enhance work morale among Public Servants.


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President's Office - Public Service Management and 
Good Governance 
Academic Building No.1,
Collage of Business Studies and Law,
University of Dodoma,
Mkalama Road, 
P.O. BOX  670,40404 Dodoma 
Tel: +255 (026) 2963630
Fax: + 255 (026) 2963629 
Email: ps@utumishi.go.tz
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