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Description of the assignment: Consultancy
Project Name: Strengthening the Evaluation Mechanism and Tools Utilised in Capacity Building Programmes of the Malaysian Public Service Department
Project Code: MyRFP/2012/002
Expected date for commencement of Contract: May 2012
Proposal should be submitted to United Nations Development Programme, Wisma UN, Kompleks Pejabat Damansara, Jalan Dungun, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Please find the RFP attached.
The government is the primary facilitator in achieving Vision 2020 as stated in the Government Transformation Program (GTP). As such, it is imperative that the capacity and skills of the public service is strategically enhanced and equipped with the relevant knowledge and competencies in order to increase their efficiency, productivity and performance in the delivery of services to the general public.
The 10th Malaysia Plan has outlined that the competency development of the public service can be achieved through dynamic ‘In-Service’ capacity building programmes in line with the approaches identified by the GTP. These capacity development programmes will emphasize on skills enrichment and foster innovations and creativity.
For the Public Service Department (PSD), a long-standing and dedicated programme titled the Federal Training Award or Hadiah Latihan Persekutuan (HLP) is the primary platform in which civil servant can opt to further their graduate and doctoral studies either locally or abroad as part of the effort to enrich their knowledge, competencies and skills.
Objective of Consultancy
In line with UNDP Malaysia’s collaboration with the Public Service Department, an in-depth and independent assessment will be undertaken to evaluate the effectiveness of the capacity building programmes with a focus on measuring and evaluating the structure, approach, implementation and impact of the HLP programme to meet the current and future needs of the Malaysian public service.
The consultancy also seeks to introduce a structured evaluation tools in order to measure the effectiveness of HLP to the needs of the government, organization and the participating officers themselves.