Cabinet to Consider Proposed Jamaica Employee Management Policy

October 26, 2021 PSMD News

Cabinet is shortly expected to deliberate on the proposed implementation of a Government of Jamaica Employee Management Policy.

The Policy incorporates minimum standards that will, among other things, standardise the approach to employee performance management across the public sector.

Director General of the Public Sector Transformation and Modernisation Division, Office of the Cabinet, Veniece Pottinger-Scott, said that the Policy articulates the Government’s vision for a public sector characterised by a performance culture that is client-focused and results-oriented, “constantly seeking ways to improve [service delivery]”, and highly motivated employees empowered to serve Jamaicans effectively”.

It is expected to facilitate a culture of performance among public servants by enabling their development to become results-oriented, high performing professionals and linking rewards and recognition to achievements.

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