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Office of the Director

The Office of the Director is responsible for the achievement of this corporate objective and the following outcomes and strategies have been developed:

1. Efficient and effective management of corporate resources:

  • Maintain effective input into Corporate Performance Management system
  • Assure that Executive Management Committee value-add to corporate decision making
  • Provide compliance, policy and procedural advise to Secretary of DL&PP
  • Establish systems and procedures in local offices to support operations

Financial Management

2. Finances managed within budget and applied to achieve departmental objectives:

  • Assuring funding is available as per forecast activities according to the budget
  • Assure management reporting is accurate and on time.
  • Assisting and monitoring revenue collection process by, providing advice and support and reporting differences between forecast and actual collected
  • Ensuring expenditure is supported by work plan and /or business case and that there is no pre-commitment of expenditure before approval
  • Assuring compliance with financial Management Act, General Orders and DLPP Delegations

Human Resource Management

3. Ensures that the right people are in the right place at the right time:

  • Disciplined, well trained and motivated workforce.
  • Create a workforce Development Plan for the life of current Corporate Plan(2007)
  • Implement Annual Leave Plan Database in consultation with ISC&T
  • Routine payroll audit to remove 'ghost' employees and recover improper payments
  • All staff and contract employees receiving correct remuneration
  • Develop and implement OHS&W Policy and Guidelines

Asset (physical resource) Management

4. Staff have the physical resources and environment needed to carry out their work:

•  Create and maintain Asset Management database 
•  Manage an effective vehicle fleet 
•  Develop and document essential policy and procedures for procurement 
•  Effective mailing, recoding and distribution of information and correspondence 
•  Provide secure and appropriate office accommodation as required 
•  Maintain appropriate levels and serviceability of office furniture and equipment 
•  Cost recovery for non-work related damages 
•  Develop Business case for Corporate File Management