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KITENGO CHA MAWASILIANO SERIKALINI

Objective

To provide to the Service expertise and service in information, communication and dialogue with public and media.

The Unit will perform the following activities:-

  • Procure and disseminate information to inform the Public on policies, programmes, activities and reforms undertaken;
  • Coordinate press briefing;
  • Engage in dialogue with the Public as well as media on issues concerning the Office;
  • Coordinate preparation of sectoral papers;
  • Coordinate preparation and production of office articles in news papers and newsletters; and
  • Up -date sectoral information in the website.

The Unit will be led by a Principal Communication Officer.

LEGAL REGISTRY UNIT

Objective

To provide expertise and services in collecting, documenting and keep in custody legal documents for use.

The Unit will perform the following activities:-

  • Register and maintain the register of civilian filed by or against the Government;
  • Record all civil matters from judicial and quasi-judicial bodies which the Government is a party;
  • Serve documents relating to civil matters involving the Government;
  • Maintain case files for cases involving the Government;
  • Prepare bi-annual report on matters and functions performed by the unit according to the agreed format and submit to the Solicitor General; and
  • Prepare and maintain a register of all communications from the public on civil matters by or against the Government.

This Unit will be led by a Principal Law Secretary.

RESEARCH AND LIBRARY SERVICE UNITY

Objective

To provide expertise and service in legal research, publication and library services.

The Unit will perform the following activities:-

  • Conduct legal research in civil matters;
  • Inform library users on current legal developments;
  • Stock the library with adequate research facilities, materials and informative literature;
  • Equip the library with constitutions, statutes and legal documents;
  • Keep law reports, periodical law publications, law journals and news papers;
  • Maintain register of all reference materials;
  • Facilitate borrowing of reference materials;
  • Establish a system of exchange of legislation and constitutional works from other commonwealth jurisdictions;
  • Prepare bi-annual report on matters and functions performed by the unit according to the agreed format and submit to the Solicitor General; and
  • Facilitate procurement of legal publications.

The Unit will be led by a Principal Library Officer.

FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS UNIT

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PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT UNIT

Objective

To provide expertise and services in procurement, storage and supply of goods and services.

The Unit will perform the following activities:-

  • Advise on matters pertaining to the procurement of goods and services and logistics and supply chain management;
  • Monitor adherence to procurement process and procedures as per Public Procurement Act;
  • Develop an annual procurement plan;
  • Procure, maintain and manage supplies, materials and services to support the logistical requirements;
  • Maintain and monitor distribution of office supplies and materials;
  • Maintain and update inventory of goods, supplies and materials;
  • Provide Secretariat services to the Tender Board;
  • Set specifications/standards for goods and services procured and monitor their value for money; and
  • Prepare action plan, progress reports and procurement budgets.

This Unit will be led by a Principal Supplies Officer.

INTERNAL AUDIT UNIT

Objective

To provide advisory services to the Accounting Officer in the proper management of resources.

The Unit will perform the following activities:-

  • Review and report on proper control over the receipt, custody and utilization of all financial resources;
  • Review and report on conformity with financial and operational procedures in accordance to legislation, regulations and instructions for control over the expenditure;
  • Review and report on the correct classifications and allocation of revenue and expenditure accounts;
  • Develop audit procedures to facilitate compliance with international standards;
  • Review and report on the reliability, integrity of financial operations, data, prepare financial statements and other reports;
  • Review and report on the system in place used to safeguard assets, and verify existence of such assets;
  • Review and report on operations or programs to ascertain whether results are consistent with established objectives and goals;
  • Review and report on the reactions by the management to internal audit reports, and assist the management in the implementation of the recommendations of reports and follow-up on the implementation of the recommendations provided by the Controller and Auditor General;
  • Review and report on the adequacy of control built into computerized systems;
  • Prepare and implement Strategic Audit Plans; and
  • Conduct performance audits on appraisal of development projects.

This Unit will be led by a Chief Internal Auditor.

INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION AND TECHNOLOGY UNIT

Objective

To provide expertise and services on application of ICT to the office.

The Unit will perform the following activities:-

  • Implement ICT and e-Government strategy;
  • develop and coordinate Integrated Information and Communication Technology in collaboration with e-Government Agency;
  • Ensure that hardware and software are well managed and maintained;
  • coordinate and provide support on procurement of software and hardware;
  • Establish and coordinate the use of Electronic mail communication on LAN and WAN; and
  • Carry out studies and advise on areas of using ICT as an instrument to improve service delivery.

This Unit will be led by a Principal ICT Officer.