Phoebe Jeruto February 3, 2021
COUNTY ENGAGEMENT ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF MASTER PLAN FOR SCARCE AND HIGH PRIORITY SKILLS IN PUBLIC SERVICE.
Today, a task force committee from the State departments, Kenya School of Government and Council of Governors visited the county Public service for human resource assessment. This is an exercise carried out across all counties nationwide involving assessment, collection of views in bid to develop a nationwide master plan for handling scarcity, high priority skills and empowerment of the county public service management.
The visit focusses on assessing the current status, identifying gaps, skill development, workforce planning, skills development strategy, talent management, recruitment & selection for key technical cadres as well as strengthening institutional framework for the county human resource management.
This committee led by Francis Mutisya from State Department for Public Service had an opportunity to interact with the county Public service management team. According to Mr. Mutisya, the County Government of Nandi is performing well in human resource management. He further advises on the need to manage scarce and high priority skills.
In her address, the CECM for Administration Public Service and e-Government, Teresa Morogo highlighted that the sector is working on skill development in handling the scarcity of high priority skills and implementation of performance management in order to fully utilize the already acquired human resources.
Speaking during the session, the County Public Service Board Vice Chairperson, Eliseba Arusei said that the board is working towards achieving a highly professional and competent county public service. She added that they are re-engineering systems especially the Human resource management system so as to improve efficiency in service delivery.