To provide expertise and services on human resources management and Administrative matters to the Office of the Cooperative Development Commission.


  1. To provide advice to the Registrar of Cooperative Societies on Administrative and human resources matters;
  2. To provide strategic inputs on Administrative and human resources Management issues such as recruitment, human resources development and training, promotion, discipline, retention, motivation, performance management and welfare;
  3. To ensure optimal, efficient and effective management and utilization of human resources in the Ministry;
  4. To collect, analyze, store and disseminate data and information related to human resource development plans;
  5. To provide link between the Commission and the President’s Office Public Service Management on operationalization of the Public Service Management and Employment Policy and relevant Public Service Acts;
  6. To provide data support and up-date records on various human resources information;
  7. To provide all management services and organization development; and
  8. To process terminal benefits and leave.

This Division will be headed by Director and will comprise two Sections as follows;

  1. Administrative Section; and
  2. Human Resources Management Section

5.6.1  Administrative Section

This Section will perform the following Activities:

  1. Interpret Public Service Regulations standing Orders and other Labour Laws;
  2. Facilitate employee relations and welfare including health, safety, sports and culture;
  3.  Provide Registry, Office records, messenger and courier services;
  4. Handle protocol Matters;
  5. Facilitate security Services, transport and general utility;
  6. Facilitate general custodian services to include maintenance of office equipments buildings and grounds;
  7. Coordinate implementation of ethics and value promotion activities including corruption prevention education.
  8. Implement diversity issues including gender, disability, HIV/AIDS etc and be the Gender Focal point.
  9. Coordinate implementation of private Sector participation;
  10. Advise on organizational efficiency;
  11. Coordinate implementation of Client Service Charter;
  12. Timely preparation of Pension papers;
  13. Maintenance of pension records;
  14. Coordinate Commissioners, Management and Staff Meetings; and
  15. Coordinate Workers day.

The Section will be led by Assistant Director

5.6.2 Human Resources Management Section

The Section will perform the following activities;

  1. Coordinate recruitment, selection, placement, confirmation and transfers of staffs;
  2. Facilitate Human resources training and development ( career professional skills enhancement ) including staff Cadres;
  3. Facilitate Orientation/Induction programmes for the new entrants;
  4. Human Resources Planning to determine supply and demand needs for professionals under this Office;
  5. Salary Administration and payroll processing;
  6. Coordinate implementation of open performance Review and Appraisal System (OPRAS);
  7. Process and update records of various leaves such as annual, sick, maternity study and terminal;
  8. Oversee employee benefits (pension, allowance, etc) and entitlements;
  9. Oversee services related to separation from the service (retirement, resignation etc); and
  10. Serve as a Secretariat support to the appointment ‘Ad-hoc Committee

The Section will be led by Assistant Director