The Human Resources Directorate has a crucial role to play in SHG in ensuring that it fulfils its role in the modernisation programme and delivers the Human Resource functions required of a modern Human Resources Directorate.

The Directorate’s Mission Statement is to:

‘Lead on human resources interventions that enable directorates to achieve SHG’s Strategic Objectives’

While their goal is:

“To add value to SHG by developing appropriate personnel policies and learning and development programmes, as well as putting effective employment practices into place, to ensure SHG has an HR function that manages the needs of our organisation by maintaining a stable workforce, managing the needs of staff within a fair and legal framework.”

The Human Resources Directorate is divided into three sections, each headed by a Senior Human Resources Officer (SHRO), reporting to the Director of Human Resources (DOHR).

Contracts Section 

Responsible for:

  • Management of international recruitment in line with Technical Cooperation  Protocol for Spend
  • Contract Management including negotiation with successful candidates
  • Monitoring of Technical Cooperation Spend
  • Review and application of the Code of Management and of the Terms and Conditions of Service  for Technical Cooperation Officers
  • Employee Relations

Workforce Planning Section

Responsible for:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Management of Budget (HR, Technical Cooperation & Technical Cooperation Training)
  • Pay and Grading
  • Job Evaluation
  • Recruitment Policy and Practice (Departmental and Public Service Commission)
  • Training of SHG staff on HR matters
  • Workforce Planning
  • Talent Management and Career Development
  • Succession Planning
  • Staff Transfers and Disciplinary Issues
  • Lead review, development and implementation of SHG’s Performance Management System
  • Remuneration and Terms and Conditions
  • Functional Analysis, Public Sector Modernisation Programme initiatives
  • HR Policies and Procedures
  • Review and application of Code of Management

Generalist Section

Responsible for:

  • HR Administration
  • Overseas Training (Technical Cooperation Training)
  • SHG’s Training and Development Plan
  • Assist WP Section and Recruitment Policy and Practice (Departmental and Public Sector Commission)
  • Secretarial Support to Public Service Commission
  • Manage performance appraisal policy, practice and data analysis
  • Facilitate Entrance exams to the public service
  • Personnel issues e.g. salaries, advances, allowances, pensions, including terminal benefits
  • Staff Absence, including sick leave and resignation statistics
  • Review and application of Code of Management
  • Functional Analysis
  • HR Policies and Procedures
  • Employee Relations
  • Misconduct & Disciplinary