Commission Chairman Prof. Chacha Nyaigotti-Chachawas on Friday 15thFebruary at hand to witnessthe signing of Performance Targets between the Commission Secretary/CEOand the Deputy Commission Secretariesin the CEO’s Office.The exercisewas in line with Section 7.4 of the Commission’s Human Resource Manual that guides onwork planning, setting of agreed performance targets, feedback and reporting.Prof.Chacha noted the import of the activity as key in performance management and as a way of assessing results in delivering the mandate of the Commission especially in enhancedservice delivery.Hethanked the Top ManagementTeam foritscommitment towards embracingand implementing the tenets of the Performance Management Systemas set out in the Human Resource Manual. Further, he emphasized that measuringemployee performance and achievingintended results is the overall goal of the Performance Management System.The system facilitates frequent interaction and synergies between the supervisor and appraisee, optimum resource allocation, rewards for the appraisee, and identification of suitable trainings, as well as organizational deficiencies.Staff performance Appraisal System (SPAS)is also linked to staff recruitment, promotion and succession planning. He encouraged the Division of Administration & Finance to sensitize staff on SPAS in consultation with respective Heads of Divisions.
Commission Chairman Prof. Chacha Nyaigotti-Chacha (right) and Commission Secretary Prof. Mwenda Ntarangwi sign the performance targets for Deputy Commission Secretariesat the CEO’s Office
Commission Secretary Prof. Mwenda Ntarangwinotedthe targets entered into by the Top Management on behalf of their respective divisions will further be cascaded to the respective Headsof Departments, who will also dothe same withindividual staff membersforimplementationat grassroots. He further called on the responsible Managers to put mechanisms in place toensureindividual staff under their commandare fully aware of their responsibilities in theStaffperformance Appraisal System. The contributionfrom every member of staff, the CEO noted, will count in the eventual CUE performance rating at the end of the appraisal period.
Participating in the signing were Deputy Commission Secretary (Accreditation) Prof. Grace Njoroge, DCS Quality Audit and Standards Prof. Anne Nangulu,and DCS Administration and Finance Prof. Walter Oyawa, who coordinated the function.
The Top ManagementTeam (TMT)displays their respective signed Staff Performance Appraisal System (SPAS) Targetsafter being presided over by the Commission Chairman (2ndright). Others are Prof. Walter O. Oyawa (right), Prof. Mwenda Ntarangwi/CEO (3rdright), Prof. Anne Nangulu (4thright), and Prof. Grace Njoroge (5thright).
The Commission’s Performance Management System encourages the setting of mutually agreed targets between the supervisor and the employee based on jointly planned goals, standards and competencies/skills requirements. The Appraisee will hold discussions with the immediate Supervisor to agree on the work plan. The performance targets shall thereafter be set as agreed upon in the discussions.