The Office of Human Resources works at the heart of Government leading the development of people strategy and maintaining the framework of corporate employment policies and procedures, thereby enabling those who work across the Public Service to continuously improve service delivery. Our core purpose is:
“To develop and enable people to work corporately and individually to deliver effective community focused services”
Our principal customers are the people who work across Government. We provide leadership for Government’s HR community and supply managers and individual job holders with a range of support, management information and advice services, both individually and collectively, covering all aspects of employment.
The Office of Human Resources is led by a Chief Officer who is accountable for the effectiveness of operational and financial management across the Office. The Chief Officer is designated, under Government Financial Regulations (FD2), as ‘Accounting Officer’ for the Office of Human Resources.
At Government level we provide key services to:
The functions of the Office of Human Resources are exercised within the parameters of Government’s Corporate Governance Principles and Code of Conduct, by seeking to work with openness, integrity and accountability. This is achieved through the provision of constructive advice and support and the promotion of consistency of approach across the whole of Government, helping all Departments, Boards and Offices to use their available resources efficiently, and assisting and supporting the modernisation of public service delivery.