Public office gaps, analyzed and prioritized in the context of the development of the new Public Administration Reform Strategy
The gaps related to the public office in the Moldovan civil service have been analyzed and prioritized within an exercise carried out by the EU High Level Adviser on Local Public Administration Reform, including Decentralization and Voluntary Amalgamation, Victor Giosan, together with representatives of the State Chancellery involved in the process of public administration reform.The aim of the exercise was to come up with the most relevant deficiencies related to the public office in the context of the development of the new public administration reform strategy. Among the issues revealed within the exercise, the following can be mentioned: • Lack of a centralized and strengthened public office management unit within the State Chancellery; • A limited capacity of the Human Resources Units within the public administration; • A payroll and benefits system that fails to discourage the staff turnover; • An underfunded professional development system that lacks training courses; • Lack of an operational information system for public office management. This activity is part of a round of three sessions; the other two exercises envisage the analysis and prioritization of gaps related to the public institutions and the strategic planning system and reduction of bureaucracy; and digital public service development as well as local public administration, being scheduled for the nearest future. The exercises are held in the context of the development of the new public administration reform strategy, expected to be finalized by the end of the year.