Govt adopts Performance Management System

19 May 2014 18:00

Government has adopted performance management systems (PMS) to improve service delivery of public institutions.

The decision was announced today by Prime Minister Dr Hage Geingob.

Following the abolition of the then appraisal system for the Public Service under WASCOM Commission, the Government designed and developed a comprehensive performance Management System (PSM).

 The Performance Agreements (PA) is for the Public Service, by all GRN accounting officers for the fiscal year 2014/15. 

Speaking at the Old Cabinet Chambers the premiere said, “This (PMS) is an important in enhancing the competitiveness of Namibia, which will subsequently have a spillover effect into the Private sector as well. We have just concluded a very important ceremony which is another step forward in the modernization adaptation of our Public service to ever changing needs of society.”

The aim of the PSM is to improve public service performance at organizational and individual levels.

The Performance Agreements will kick off the implementation of the Performance Management System (PMS).

Government has been eager to come up with different measures to improve service delivery in all public institutions and ministries.