Taies Sansan

Declared public holidays for Easter period

Acting secretary, Taies Sansan, says this is further to circular instruction No.30 of 2018 on public holidays for this year.




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Public servants ready to uphold core values

The group included public servants from central agencies and provincial representatives from Gulf, Milne Bay, Northern (Oro) and Western provinces.

Taies Sansan, Acting Secretary for the Department of Personnel Management, said all public servants can be leaders in effectively delivering services at the national, provincial and district levels.

“To shape the future of our nation we need leaders in the public service that are ethical, capable and values-based,” she said.

NEC abolishes agencies

In a statement, Acting Secretary of the Department of Personnel Management, Taies Sansan, said the abolished offices are part of the Government’s Public Sector Reform Agenda aimed at removing duplication of functions and improving service delivery.

The Acting Secretary said DPM will deal with all human resource matters regarding both abolished agencies.

Senior public servants sworn in

The signing took place before Governor General Sir Bob Dadae and Acting Secretary for the Department of Personnel Management, Taies Sansan.

Five senior public servants had their employment contracts executed by Sir Bob Dadae today at the Government house.

Gulf and Morobe provincial administrators, Marc Orisuru Avai and Bart Ipambonj, will be the provincial heads for the next four years.

Sansan reappointed as DPM acting secretary

O’Neill made the announcement recently after Ms Sansan was recommended by the Ministerial Executive Appointment Committee.

The reappointment has been effective as of Feb 8, 2018, up to May 8, 2018 or until a substantive appointment is made, whichever occurs first.

“I congratulate Ms Sansan on her reappointment given the confidence this government has in her ethical conduct in office,” stated the PM.

Leadership courses to empower women

Deputy Secretary of the Department of Personnel Management, Taies Sansan, said women make up only 12 percent of all executive management positions while only less than 25 percent make the public service.

She said with more leadership courses, these unfavourable statistics may be improved.

Sansan added the introduction of Gender Equity and Social Inclusion (GESI) will assist in this area.

“The GESI Policy demands equal access to opportunities recruitment and promotion on merit, transparent processes and decision making that is free from bias.

Next generation of leaders ready to step up

This was the statement from Department of Personnel Management Deputy Secretary, Taies Sansan, during the recent launch of the Future Leaders Program.

“You have been chosen because you have demonstrated the qualities that it takes to be a leader,” she told 25 of Papua New Guinea’s most talented public servants who are currently participating in the new Pacific Leadership and Governance Precinct program.