Office of the Head of Civil Service (OHCS), Ghana

Overview

Sector

Development Cooperation, Education, Labour, Law, Research

Country

Ghana

SDG

08 - Decent Work and Economic Growth, 16 - Peace and Justice Strong Institutions, 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Organization Type

Government

URL

www.ohcs.gov.gh

Description

About


The OHCS is an institution supporting the Head of the Civil Service in providing the administrative leadership to the Government of the nation.


Core Functions



  • Formulate/review the HRM related policies, guidelines, standards and programmes for the Service and facilitate their implementation.

  • Monitor and coordinate all Human Resource Management related programmes in Ministries and Departments to ensure uniformity in the application of rules and adherence to standards.

  • Develop and ensure the implementation of a robust performance management system for the Civil Service.

  • Develop and facilitate the conduct of systematic, competency based training for the acquisition of skills consistent with the needs of the Service. 

  • Exercise oversight responsibility for the management of Civil Service Training Institutions. 

  • Develop record management policies and standards for records keeping in public institutions.

  • Monitor and restructure the record management system and train staff in line with international best practices.

  • Provide requisite environment for the storage, retrieval and use of archival materials.

  • Design and institutionalise structures and systems to facilitate effective and efficient delivery of public procurement and Supply Chain management processes in the Civil Service.

  • Develop/review standard operating procedures to guide procurement and supply chain managers.

  • Develop and monitor composite annual procurement plan for the Civil Service.

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