DPS Office

Alh. Sale M. Shelleng Deputy Permanent Secretary



DPS is expected to provide administrative support to the machinery of government in  designing, formulating and implementing government policies.


1. To assist the Supervising Officer in the administration and management    of any department in the  Ministry  and to ensure the most economical,    efficient and effective use of resources.

2. To assist in the formulation, co-ordination and implementation of    Ministry’s  policy, goals and objectives.

3. To assist the Supervising Officer in his/ her role of giving advice and support to Hon. Commissioner  on current government business, including their  executive  duties.

4. To assist in the drafting of legislation and policy papers.

5. To work in close collaboration with public officers from a wide range of    professional disciplines and to assist them in improving the operational    efficiency and accountability of the units under their responsibility.

6. To initiate and implement programmes aiming at enhancing the    organisational efficiency and effectiveness of a departments in the Ministry.

7. To represent Ministry  on boards and committees, as and when required.

8. To promote the welfare of staff and ensure that the working environment    is conducive to efficiency.

9. To use ICT in the performance of his/her duties.

10. To perform such other duties directly related to the main duties listed    above or related to the delivery of the output and results expected from    Deputy Permanent Secretaries in the roles ascribed to them.