THE Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA) has announced that the process of selecting the 10 civilian professionals to serve in the Strategic Management Department (SMD) of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) has been completed.
The 10 civilian professionals will work with the GPF to implement the Force’s Strategic Plan.
The Interviewing Panel comprising the following persons was established on March 1, 2013;
|Major General (retd) Joseph Singh, MSS
|Professor Al Creighton
||– University of Guyana|
|Mr. Ronald Webster
||– Chairman – Private Sector Commission|
|Cpt. Gerald Gouveia, AA
||– Private Sector Commission|
|Mr Seelall Persaud, DSM
||– Deputy Commissioner Law Enforcement|
|Mr Andrew Grant||– Principal Personnel officer, Public Service Ministry|
|Ms Candace Elias
||– Treaty Officer, Ministry of Home Affairs|
|Ms Joan Craigen||– Executive Assistant, Citizen Security Programme|
The ministry added that the purpose of the panel as reflected in the Terms of Reference agreed upon was to interview, evaluate and recommend persons who in their collective opinion are suitably qualified to fill the ten positions which were advertised in January 2013 by the Government of Guyana through the Ministry of Home Affairs. These positions include:
Head – Strategic Management Department
Team Leader – Strategic Management Department
Strategic Planning Officer
Change Facilitation Officer
Change Communication Officer
Coordinator Monitoring & Evaluation
Risk Management Officer
A total of 49 applications were received covering all ten positions, the MOHA said.
MOHA noted that the Interviewing Panel commenced interviews on March 9, 2013 and completed the initial evaluation process on March 16, 2013.
On March 25, 2013, Chairman of the Interviewing Panel, Major General (Retd) Joseph Singh, MSS in the presence of members of the Panel and the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs handed over copies of the report and the recommendations of the panel to the Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Clement Rohee, the ministry stated.
MOHA said the names recommended by the Panel and accepted by the Government of Guyana will be published shortly.