The Department is responsible for management and development of human
resources and provision of administrative and logistical support services in order to
improve performance and enhance smooth operations of the Ministry.
The Department performs the following specific functions:
a) Manage and develop the human resource function in the Ministry in order to
enhance staff morale and optimize utilization of human resources;
b) Provide administrative and logistical support services in order to enhance
smooth operations of the Ministry;
c) Disseminate human resource and administrative policies in order to inform
decision making and create awareness;
d) Interpret terms and conditions of service, code of ethics and Government policy
in order to enhance adherence and ensure compliance;
e) Maintain buildings and surroundings in order to promote a conducive working
f) Provide Registry services in order to contribute to the efficient operation of the
g) Implement performance management systems; and
h) Formulate and implement staff wellness programmes.
The Department of Human Resource and Administration is headed by Director –
HRA , who is to be assisted by Assistant Director – HRA.
The Department shall comprise the following two (2) Units:
a) Human Resource Management and Development Unit; an
b) Administration Unit.
Human Resource Management and Development Unit
The Unit is responsible for managing the human resource management
and development functions in order to improve performance and enhance
smooth operations of the Ministry.
The Unit performs the following specific functions:
a) Manage human resources in order to enhance productivity and optimize
b) Coordinate wellness and safety programmes in order to enhance staff
c) Coordinate staff welfare programmes in order to motivate staff and
d) Interpret and disseminate Labour laws and terms and conditions of
service in order to create awareness and promote fairness in their
e) Maintain staff discipline and coordinate grievance handling in order to
f) Manage payroll in order to facilitate payment of salaries and other
g) Coordinate the implementation of performance management systems in
order to monitor and evaluate performance;
h) Facilitate the recruitment, promotion, placement, retention and
separation of staff;
i) Conduct training needs assessment and develop training plans in order
to ensure harmonized and prioritized training;
j) Develop and implement human resource capacity building plans to
k) Monitoring and evaluating of training provided in training institutions to
ascertain the effectiveness of training; and
l) Develop and maintain a training database for decision making.
The Unit is headed by a Chief Human Resource Management and
Development Officer and assisted by one Senior Human Resource
Management Officer and one Senior Human Resource Development
The Unit is responsible for the provision of administrative and logistical
support services in order to enhance smooth operations of the Ministry. The Unit is also responsible for providing oversight over four Registries in the
Ministry. It shall also host all the administrative positions that shall be attached
to the functional areas. This is in order to enhance accountability, supervision
and optimal utilization of the administrative staff.
The Unit shall perform the following specific functions:
a) Provide logistical and administrative support services in order to
enhance operations of the Ministry;
b) Manage records in order to facilitate easy storage and retrieval of
c) Provide secretariat for the integrity committee.
d) Facilitate the rehabilitation and maintenance of motor vehicles and
equipment to prolong their lifespan;
e) Facilitate the maintenance of office buildings and surroundings; and
f) Develop and manage fleet management register for improve
accountability of moveable assets; and
g) Facilitate the provision of security at premises in order to safeguard
The Unit is headed by an Administrative Officer and assisted by two Senior Executive Officers , one Senior Registry Officer and four Personal Secretaries.