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Second Quarterly Progress Report On The Sierra Leone Pay And Performance Project

SECOND QUARTERLY PROGRESS REPORT ON

THE SIERRA LEONE PAY AND PERFORMANCE PROJECT

(APRIL - JUNE) 2017

The second Quarterly Progress Report of the Pay & Performance Project covers the period 1st April

to 30th June 2017.

During the period under review, a week long project assessment with the World Bank 11th

Implementation Support Mission for the Project was held (12th-16th June 2017 inclusive).

The main objectives of the Mission were to: (i) review progress on project implementation; (ii)

review status of the implementation of the agreed Actions during the last Mission; (iii) review

project compliance with fiduciary requirements; and, (vi) update the Project Results Framework.

The Mission comprised of Smile Kwawukume (Senior Public Sector Specialist and Ag. Task Team

Leader), Victor Boakye-Bonsu, (Senior Financial Management Specialist), Sydney Godwin

(Financial Management Specialist) and Allan Dunstan Cole (Programme Assistant).

A Rapid Result Initiative (RRI) Meeting was held on the 14th June 2017, in order to review work

plans for each component which has been developed in a 100-day cycle. The purpose of the RRI

Review was for the teams from various Implementing Agencies to share information on the

progress made so far and challenges encountered, in the implementation of their RRI Work plans

for Communications, Performance Management, Recruitment and Staffing and Payroll Integrity.

The output was for the teams to have frank discussions and come out with updated Work Plans

to accomplish their DLIs. This was achieved by the end of the meeting.

During the period under review, there was on going validation of Job Descriptions as part of the

ongoing and Job Evaluation. As at June ending, a total 738 Job Descriptions were validated by

 

KPMG and HRMO, of which 480 roles were evaluated.