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The Public Sector Reform Unit (PSRU), in the Office of the President, engaged Parliamentarians on Public Sector Reform initiatives. The objective of this engagement was to update Parliamentarians of both Committees on Reform Initiatives, particularly with regards to Pay Reform, Recruitment and Staffing, and Performance Management and Accountability, three critical areas in the Public Sector Reform Programme. Presentations and discussions were designed to gain the interest, understanding and participation of Parliamentarians.
The PSRU, in the Office of the President conducted a one-day Symposium on Public Sector Reform initiatives, in collaboration with the Academic and Career Advisory & Counselling Services Directorate (ACACS), Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone (USL).
The Public Sector Reform Unit (PSRU), in the Office of the President has concluded a week long Project assessment with the World Bank 8th Implementation Support Mission for the Sierra Leone Pay and Performance Project (P&PP). The Mission included meetings with Implementing Agencies including, inter alia, the Director General, Human Resource Management Office (HRMO), the Chairman, Public Service Commission (PSC), the Cabinet Secretary and Head of Civil Service and the Ministry of Finance. The Mission also held meetings with KPMG, the Consultant conducting the Job Evaluation & Labour Market Survey for the Sierra Leone Civil Service. The overarching objective of these meetings was to discuss in detail the progress of the Project.
POLICY GOAL TO USE THE COUNTRY’S PETROLEUM RESOURCES EQUITABLY AND EFFICIENTLY FOR THE ACCELERATED DEVELOPMENT OF THE COUNTRY AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF THE CURRENT AND FUTURE GENERATIONS OF SIERRA LEONEANS
The Public Sector Reform Unit (PSRU) concluded a week long Project assessment with the World Bank 7th Implementation Support Mission for the Sierra Leone Pay and Performance Project (P&PP). The Project supports the implementation of the Government’s flagship Public Sector Reform Programme, including three key components for the Civil Service, namely (i) Pay Reform (ii) Recruitment & Staffing and (iii) Performance Management and Accountability.
The Public Sector Reform Unit (PSRU), concluded a week long Project assessment with the World Bank 7th Implementation Support Mission for the Sierra Leone Pay and Performance Project (P&PP). The Project supports the implementation of the Government’s flagship Public Sector Reform Programme, including three key components for the Civil Service, namely (i) Pay Reform (ii) Recruitment & Staffing and (iii) Performance Management and Accountability.
TERMS OF REFERENCE PRODUCTION OF A VIDEO DOCUMENTARY On the PAY & PERFORMANCE PROJECT in Sierra Leone (INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANCY)
As part of the procurement for the World Bank Pay and Performance Project (P&PP) PSRU, hereby publishes the contract award notice for Job Evaluation (JE) and Labout marrket surrvey for the Sierra Leone Ciivil Service.
Freetown 22 April 2014: The Public Sector Reform Unit in collaboration with the Cabinet Secretariat, the Human Resources Management Office (HRMO), the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MoFED), the Office of Chief of Staff and the Public Service Commission (PSC), has concluded a week-long sensitization forum in the Southern and Eastern Provinces, informing Government employees and the general public on progress in the public sector reforms and the Pay and Performance Project.
Freetown 7 February 2014: The World Bank Implementation Support Mission is in Freetown from the 6-14th February 2014 to assess progress on the implementation of activities for the Sierra Leone Pay and Performance Project, P&PP. The four-man Delegation led by Task Team Leader Mr. Roberto Panzardi, Senior Public Sector Management Specialist, World Bank, will hold meetings with the Implementing Agencies of the Pay and Performance Project, namely, Human Resources Management Office (HRMO), Public Service Commission (PSC), the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MoFED) and key Ministries, on the three components of the project namely, Pay Reform, Performance Management, and Recruitment. Public Sector Reform Unit (PSRU) is the Project Coordinator.
Freetown, 25 October 2012 – The International Development Association IDA has on October 23 2012, declared the Financing Agreement for the Sierra Leone Pay and Performance Project effective. In a letter addressed to the Hon. Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Dr. Samura Kamara, the Association expressed its approval of the evidence submitted by the Government of Sierra Leone GoSL in fulfilment of the conditions precedent to effectiveness.
Freetown, 2 May 2012 – A delegation from the government of Sierra Leone has reached an agreement with the World Bank during consultations in Washington D.C in the United States for the provision of funds amounting to the sum of US$17 million to support the implementation of the three cornerstone components in the new public sector reform namely: Pay Reform; Recruitment and Staffing and performance management.
Freetown, 2 May 2012 – A delegation from the government of Sierra Leone has reached an agreement with the World Bank during consultations in Washington D.C in the United States for the provision of funds amounting to the sum of US$17 million to support the implementation of the three cornerstone components in the new public sector reform namely: Pay Reform; Recruitment and Staffing and performance management.
Freetown 1 September 2011--- The Records Management Improvement Team contracted by the Government of Sierra Leone through the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology to undertake nationwide teacher verification met with stakeholders at the Ministry’s conference room of Thursday 1 September.
Freetown, 27 July 2011 – Within the framework of the existing Public Sector Reform Programme, the European Commission has approved the sum of Euro 10.5 million towards the on-going Civil Service and other Institutional Reform initiatives in Sierra Leone.
Freetown, 5 July 2011 – The Public Sector Reform Unit (PSRU) has commenced visitation to Ministries, Department and Agencies to ascertain the level of implementation of recommendations contained in the Management and Functional Review and other reform initiatives.
Freetown, 9 June 2011 – Sierra Leone’s success in the field of records and archives management has aroused interest across the West African region. A delegation from Liberia’s Centre for National Documents and Records Management Agency (CNDRA) was in Freetown from 6-10 June to study Sierra Leone’s achievements in records management. The delegation, led by the Director-General, Philomena Bloh Sayeh, was privileged to learn from Sierra Leone’s Records Management Improvement Programme, which is a key component of the public sector reform agenda.
Freetown, 24 August 2010 -The Public Sector Reform Unit (PSRU) in collaboration with the Commonwealth Secretariat will be organising a three day forum of Government Ministers, Deputy Ministers and Permanent Secretaries on the priorities and operations of Government, with a view to creating an understanding of the importance of leadership roles and effective political-administrative interface for the achievement of national development objectives.
Freetown, 27 August 2010 - The Public Sector Reform Unit (PSRU) in collaboration with the Governance and Institutional Development Division of the Commonwealth Secretariat will be organising a three-day forum of Government Ministers, Deputy Ministers and Permanent Secretaries on the priorities and operations of Government with a view to, amongst others, understanding the importance of leadership roles, negotiation skills and values that are required for the achievement of our national development objectives.
Freetown, 31 March 2011 - The Public Sector Reform Unit (PSRU) in collaboration with the Governance and Institutional Development Division of the Commonwealth Secretariat will be organising a one-day follow-up forum of Government Ministers, Deputy Ministers and Permanent Secretaries on the priorities and operations of Government with a view to, amongst others, understanding the importance of leadership roles, negotiation skills and values that are required for the achievement of our national development objectives