Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 No 43
Historical version for 30 June 2011 to 30 June 2011 (accessed 21 November 2014 at 09:45) Repealed version

125   Principal functions of the Director of Public Employment

(1988 Act, s 49D)

The Director of Public Employment has the following functions:
(a)  advising the Government on appropriate policies in relation to personnel management and industrial relations in the public sector and, in particular, appropriate policies in relation to the use of consultants by the public sector, standards of conduct for public sector employees and management–staff consultation,
(b)  monitoring the implementation of Government policies in those areas and assisting the implementation of those policies (including the issuing of implementation guidelines),
(c)  monitoring recruitment, appointment and promotion practices in the public sector and, in particular, compliance with requirements relating to appointment and promotion on merit,
(d)  co-ordinating and assisting in the redeployment of excess staff in the public sector,
(e)  advising the Minister on the creation, classification and grading of chief and senior executive officer positions within the public sector,
(f)  assisting in the recruitment, deployment and redeployment of executive officers within the public sector,
(g)  advising the Government on appropriate policies and practices in relation to such other public sector matters as the Minister may direct from time to time, and monitoring, co-ordinating and assisting the implementation of Government policies and practices in such other areas as the Minister may direct from time to time,
(h)  such other functions as are conferred or imposed on the Director by or under this Act or any other law.
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