To be leaders in delivering professional and excellent Human Resource Management and Development services for sustainable national development. 


The Directorate exist to provide leadership and guidance in the development and implementation of HR policies, procedures and practices aimed at partnering the Ministry using the appropriate technology to achieve its mandate.  

  • Initiates HRM policies and practices for the sector;
  • Establishes and maintains procedures for planning and controlling human resource development for the sector;
  • Provides guidance in determining training needs of all categories of manpower with its requisite skills mix, develops appropriate training and implementing programmes;
  • Coordinates the training and manpower development, budget and institutes programmes to back up its implementation;
  • Periodically reviews rules, regulations and procedures relating to training in the sector;
  • Advises on the preparation and application of training criteria, methodologies and techniques appropriate to the sector;
  • Establishes appropriate and effective linkages with the other sectors of the economy and governance for the management and development of Human Resource within the Sector;
  • Ensures the establishment of standards of recruitment, selection and placement of staff in the MDAs; monitors their progress and ensures their efficiency and commitment to work;
  • Institutes measures to provide inter-linkages between sectoral plans and those of implementing agencies relating to training and manpower development for their optimum utilization;
  • Formulates policies to cater for the periodic review of organizational structures including job classification and description in the sector;
  • Facilitates the periodic management and organizational reviews, job inspections and job descriptions, schemes of service and career progress plans for the sector;
  • Formulates and institutes welfare, accommodation and safety policies and ensure compliance of labor laws and regulations in the sector;
  • Manages the Performance of Staff in the Ministry.