The Office of the Assistant Minister for Central Administration reports directly to the Deputy Minister for Administration, and forms part of the top leadership team of the Ministry, driving its mission and strategic goals, as well as managing performance and improvements within the Bureau(s).
The Bureau of Administration promulgates, implements, monitors, evaluates, promotes and regulates the activities of the Administrative affairs of the Ministry.
The following staff report directly to the Assistant Minister for Central Administration:
Ensure efficient and effective annual planning of goals and activities within the Bureau including Divisional Operational Objectives. Provide adequate monitoring and reporting methods for the planning, and adjust priorities promptly, as needed.
Align the Bureau to the Strategic Objectives of MoCI through the activities of Directors and other managers, and that Directors cooperate appropriately with their peers across and within Bureaus.
Drive achievement of Bureau Operative Objectives through close attention to accountability from below, monitoring of standards and reminding Directors of Deadlines
Organize the reporting Bureau and Divisions in an efficient way with clear reporting lines, clear definition of responsibilities and that the Assistant Minister’s own immediate staff facilitates this process and do not become an obstacle or barrier. Make sure that during the Assisant Minister’s absence, and officer-in-charge is thoroughly briefed, has the delegated authority to make decisions so that the work of the Ministry continues smoothly without obstruction, and inform all staff clearly.
Manage performance planning and appraisal for the entire reporting staff of the Bureau by setting deadlines for Directors and Monitor results.
Ensure that Assistant Ministers and Directors form functioning teams and task forces as needed among themselves that are committed to each other to deliver the work of the Ministry.
Responsibilities Outside MoCI, as delegated by the Minister and Deputy Minister for Administration: