Administration & Human Resources
Administration and Human Resources is the most valuable asset of any organization. The aim of the Administration and Human Resources in the Commission therefore is to build a highly motivated, well qualified and trained workforce that possesses the necessary skills and competences in a well-equipped and conducive environment to meet the overall objectives of the Commission.
THE FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT INCLUDE:
The Human Resources Management (HRM) department identifies, screen and recruit qualified individuals (officers, executives, clerical, drivers, secretaries) based on specific field of discipline to various departments of the Commission. This will include recruitment of over a million-census ad-hoc functionaries as enumerators, supervisors etc for the 2022 population and housing census.
2. PAYROLL INFORMATION
The Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System (IPPIS-HR) is domiciled in the department to enable the department document, monitor and update all salary related issues of staff as the need arises. These includes promoted/converted/upgraded staff, transferred/seconded/absconded/deceased staff, those on leave of absence and retired staff among others.
Periodic training and capacity building/development is carried out for staff. The training enhances productivity and enables each department attain their set goals.
Welfare and motivation of staff being paramount to expected output is taken into consideration as the 2022 population and housing census approaches. Welfare encompasses computation of entitlement of life assurance and pursuit of pension for staff through the pension fund administration. They also ensure that the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) covers all staff. The department liaises with various Pension Funds Administrators (PFAs) to monitor and update records of staff retirement savings. The department is made up of six divisions. The divisions are Training, Nominal Roll/IPPIS, Appointment/Regularization, Promotion, Discipline and Service Welfare. They are all headed by Deputy Directors.
Ethics expected of all staff including field functionaries is within the purview of the department and staff are regularly reminded through mails, circulars and memos on the DOs and DON’Ts of the Commission and what is expected of public servants.
Aishatu Abubakar Girei