THE PRESIDENCY
OFFICE OF THE HEAD OF THE CIVIL SERVICE OF THE FEDERATION

CIVIL SERVICE TRANSFORMATION

MANDATE CSTD:

Civil Service Transformation Department (CSTD) was created to provide strategic leadership on all initiatives on Civil Service reforms, ensure service-wide innovative and cultural awareness through effective change management, leveraging on effective use of technology.

FUNCTIONS AND ACTIVITIES, PROGRAMME/PROJECTS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:

FUNCTIONS CSTD:

The Department is charged with the following functions

i. Definition and Management of Civil Service values and culture;

ii. Carry out ethics awareness campaigns;

iii. Carry out organizational culture and related initiatives survey;

iv. Civil service week coordination;

v. Co-ordinate the activities of the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Units, (ACTUs) in MDAs in collaboration with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Relater Offences Comission (ICPC)

vi. Coordinating, implementing and driving Civil Service Reforms (CSR) initiatives (Pillar 4  of NSPSR); 

vii. Monitoring & Reporting of implementation of reforms initiatives;

viii. Maintain Institutional linkages, strategic alliance and networks on CS Reform;

ix. Knowledge management including communities of practice;

x. Development and Promotion of framework for knowledge Management including Communities of Practice and other innovations in Service;

xi. Propagate and support change management in the civil service;

xii. Liaison with relevant bodies to introduce enabling technology and guide its use Service-wide;

xiii. Propagate and support Change management in Civil Service; and

xiv. Mid-wifing innovations in the Civil Service.

                ACTIVITIES OF CSTD:

                    i.            Work Ethics and Value  Re-orientation in the Nigerian Public Service;

                  ii.            Activities of Anti-Corruption and Transparency Units (ACTUs) Service-Wide;

                iii.            Civil Service Day Celebration;

                iv.            Institutionalization of Strategic Planning across the Civil Service;

                  v.            To Reviewing Federal Public Service Bill;

                vi.            Reforming Public Service System to improve effectiveness and efficiency;

              vii.            Development of Monitoring and Evaluation Tools;

            viii.            Development of Capacity to use ICT to drive new work environment, desired culture and work process in the FCS (using OHCSF as pilot);

                ix.            Knowledge Management:  Business Innovation Training Program (BITP);

                  x.            Enterprise Culture and Commercial Awareness Programmes; and

                xi.            Consultancy Services to MDAs (ODD, CST, LMSP and L&D).

PROGRAMME/PROJECTS OF CSTD:

                    i.            EPIC Culture Service-Wide;

                  ii.            Civil Service Week Celebration;

                iii.            Strategy and Policy Development in OHCSF;

                iv.            Establishment of Enterprise Culture and Commercial Orientation; and

                  v.            Consultancy Services to MDAs.

ACHIEVEMENTS OF CSTD:

                    i.            Improving  transparency and accountability in Public Service delivery;

                  ii.            Revising the Federal Public Service Bill;

                iii.            Setting up of Steering Committees on the Federal Civil/Public Service Guidelines on the Use of ICT and Records & Information Management;

                iv.            EU-SURFEGOR Project;

                  v.            Establishment of Quarterly Meeting of the Permanent Secretary SPSO with Directors Reforms Coordination and Service Improvement;

                vi.            Civil Service Week Celebration;

              vii.            Establishment of Quarterly Peer Review and Sensitization for ACTU Officers in MDAs.