The following are the functions of the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Preparing policy planning, monitoring and evaluation policies and procedures manual for the Ministry
  • Coordination preparation of the 5 years’ strategic plan for Ministry in line with the National Development Plan
  • Coordinating formulation and preparation of the Ministry’s medium term strategic plan, annual action plans and budgets
  • Coordinating research and impact studies on Ministry policies and provide a basis for making informed decisions on the future direction of the Ministry
  • Conducting annual evaluation on Ministry programmes and projects in collaboration with other stake holders and reviewing the monitoring system based on the recommendations from the reports
  • Implementing, maintaining integrity of the Ministry’s Management Information System
  • Preparing annual statistical on good governance and anti-corruption reports
  • Reviewing existing policies and ensuring their compliance with current laws and regulations
  • Preparing annual policy, planning, monitoring and evaluation reports
  • Holding stakeholders’ forums to disseminate policy, planning, monitoring and evaluation reports and revising the policies and strategies based on stakeholders’ feedback
  • Preparing the Ministry’s performance contract, implementation work plan, monitoring and evaluating its implementation and reporting as per the Ministry’s mandate
  • Coordinating research and analysis of public policy within the Ministry to ensure effective service delivery
  • Overseeing the production of statistical data for reports to be submitted to parliament on the compliance with National values and principles regarding the Ministry
  • Reviewing existing policies and ensure compliance with current laws and regulations as per the strategic guidelines of the Ministry
  • Coordinating the recording of minutes of department staff and management meetings
  • Coordinating the development and implementation of departmental staff training plans
  • Coordinating the formulation of the unit’s risk management framework, risk profiling, risk reporting and monitoring