In keeping with its mandate to enhance the capacity of the Civil Service for quality service delivery in a timely manner, the Records Management Improvement Programme (RMIP) in the Public Sector Reform Unit (PSRU), is conducting a two-day training programme to enhance the capacity of top civil servants in human resource and records management.
The training programme which commenced on Monday 12 April at the PSRU targets Human Resource Managers and Records Officers across the civil service to improve their skills in their respective discipline.
Director of PSRU, Dr. Julius Sandy, said, the training is the beginning of series of training programmes that has been lined up to improve the capacity of the service for quality service delivery.
He said Human Resource and Records Management are vital in modern day management pointing out that the training will help provide the right skills, experience and competencies that will improvement the overall output of the civil service.
Dr Sandy said a Training Manual produced by the RMIP will be helpful in records and information management in the Sierra Leone Public Service, adding that the focus of the manual is on providing the support to managers for accessing credible data and records for Human Resource Information and for Planning.
The Resource Person and Trainer, Mr Kelvin Smith, who has a wealth of experience in records management and human resource management, is a retired civil servant who has worked in the Public Records Office in England for over 40 years.