The State Department for Public Service on 3rd September, 2021 held the inaugural Inter-Ministerial Human Resource Management and Development Committee meeting.
The committee has been established to develop frameworks for Human Resource Innovation; identify emerging issues and trends; research, propose and develop appropriate policies to ensure optimal staffing and redistribution; and to focus on career progression for the public service.
The Principal Secretary, Mrs. Kimonye who presided over the breakfast meeting held at Serena Hotel, noted that there’s need to identify areas of engagement and focus on the career progression for the public service.
“We need to focus and come up with clear guidelines on career progression in public service in order to address the existing gaps,” she said.
State Department for Interior and Citizen Services Human Resource Management Director, Mr. Benson Githua who is the Chairperson of the committee noted that streamlining and addressing matters that are human resource centered is critical in ensuring efficient and effective service delivery.
Also in attendance were directors of Human Resource Management and Development: Dr. Jacob Mbijjiwe, State Department for Public Service, Ms. Susan Mucheru, National Treasury, Mr. Paul Kang’ira, State Department For Early Learning and Basic Education, Mr. Albert Mokua, Ministry of Health among others.
By Charity Mongina