Public Service Commission


A Public Services Commission whose guidelines and advice result in a well managed workforce capable of and committed to delivering high quality services to the people of Ghana.


To safeguard and promote a high level of integrity, accountability and competence in public service organisations in Ghana, through advisory, consultative, regulatory and supervisory services.


In the Medium Term Development Plan (MTDP), the PSC has identified a number of objectives to be pursued.  The objectives were identified and selected within the framework of the National Development Agenda.  The PSC being the main central management agency for human resource, is mandated to ensure a vibrant, effective and efficient public service capable of creating an enabling environment for the private sector to grow.  It also encourages an efficient public service to deliver quality service in the areas of water, energy, shelter, education, health, environmental protection and food through the creation of mechanisms to assess the proper recruitment and deployment of personnel into the public service. Some of the objectives to be pursued within the medium term are listed below:

(a) Improve database for policy formulation, analysis and decision making

(b) Upgrade the capacity of the public service for transparent, accountable, efficient, timely, effective performance and service delivery

(c) Improve and enhance conditions of service to attract and retain qualified staff

(d) Improve the supervisory role of the PSC

(e) Rationalize and define structures, roles and procedures for state and non-state actors  

(f) Promote coordination, harmonization and ownership of the development process to improve and enhance conditions of service to attract and retain qualified staff

(g) Strengthen linkage between tertiary education and industry

(h) Ensure the reduction of HIV/AIDS/STI/TB transmission, ensure its proper management and promote healthy lifestyle

(i) Deepen on-going Institutionalization and internalization of policy formulation, planning, and M&E system at all levels

(j) Promote coordination and harmonization and ownership of the development process


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