CSC Mandates Implementation of Prime-HRM

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) which is the central personnel manager of Philippine public agencies mandated the implementation of PRIME-HRM, an acronym for “Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource Management,” through CSC Memorandum Circular No. 3, Series of 2012 and CSC Resolution No. 1200241 dated February 01, 2012, integrated with the Personnel Management Assessment and Assistance Program (PMAAP) accreditation.

The program is used by the CSC to instill meritocracy and excellence in the performance of the human resource management Officers in public service. This will continually capacitate them in terms of their performance, will recognize their best practices and at the same time will be a venue to exchange/share and develop expertise of the Human Resource practitioner which will focus on their four major functions on RECRUITMENT, SELECTION and PLACEMENT; LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT; as well as PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT; and REWARDS AND RECOGNITION.

PRIME-HRM consists of three stages. These are the Assess, Assist and Award; in the first stage assess, the CSC representative will visit a government agency office and evaluate the maturity level of agency’s human resource practices, systems and competencies on the four major focus functions, and a databased program will be used to calibrate result which will classify the agency’s maturity as Level I or Transactional HRM, Level II or Process-Defined HRM, Level III or Integrated HRM and Level IV or Strategic HRM. Based on the result of the assessment, the Commission will provide necessary technical assistance and interventions for improvement and of course an award will be given to those agencies who deserve a Human Resource zeal of excellence.

Deped Malaybalay City Division hit the level II maturity level of accreditation with the total score of 100% on Process Defined Human Resource Management or Level II and the next maturity level to be achieved by this Office is Level III- on Integrated Human Resource Management wherein we got 94.6 % during evaluation conducted last September 11-12, 2014 by the CSC Region X Assessors.

Congratulations to the brilliant minds and creative hands of the teaching and non-teaching personnel and staff of this Division. Having passed Maturity level-II will mean that the head of the agency, Dr. Edilberto L. Oplenaria, the OIC-Schools Division Superintendent has now the power to approve or disapprove appointments issued by our agency.

-novem a. sescon