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.