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Assessment Methodology

The Commission carried out this assessment by surveying Offices and Departments with a view to:-

  • understanding of the numbers of Professional and Technical grades across the Civil Service,
  • determining whether Offices and Departments were considering staff in these Professional and Technical Staff in promotions to general administrative positions and vice versa,
  • ascertaining Departments and Offices disposition to the cross-streaming of promotion opportunities and
  • learning what Departments and Offices considered were the impediments to or drivers for cross-streaming.

A copy of the survey form is included at Appendix 1 and a list of respondents at Appendix 2.

Clarification on responses was sought and received from a number of Departments/Offices.