PSA-ARMM welcomes new employees

February 22, 2019News Article Ref No.: NL-ARMM-19-010
Officials, newly appointed and promoted employees, financial staffs, and other staffs of PSA-ARMM and its provincial offices during STAT Program.

PSA-ARMM officially welcomed 21 newly appointed employees, together with two promoted employees, from RSSO and its provincial offices during the conduct of Starter’s Training for the Authority’s Talents (STAT) Program: The Onboarding Program for the New Employees of PSA-ARMM last 29 to 30 January 2019 at PSA-ARMM Regional Office, Cotabato City. This was spearheaded by Ms. Noraisa E. Nur, Administrative Officer IV/HRMO; and was supervised by Mr. Razulden A. Mangelen, OIC-Regional Director; Ms. Cayang M. Macud, CRASD Chief; and Mr. Mahmur H. Sarail, SOCD Chief. Some financial staffs from the provincial offices were also invited to be informed of the updates on financial processes reported during this event.

This program was designed to introduce the new employees to PSA – its Mandates, Vision, Mission, Quality Policy, Core Values, Key Officials and functions of its divisions; as well as to their new colleagues. In his speech, OIC-RD Mangelen emphasized the responsibility and accountability of each employee to the agency. He hopes that the new employees will embed the mandates of PSA to their own personal vision in life, and that the agency has its full support to provide the needs of the employees to carry out their tasks. Officials of PSA-ARMM also shared their best practices and experience to serve as reference for the employees in doing their work. Moreover, Ms. Sittie Asmalia D. Cornell, Statistical Specialist II and emcee during this program, facilitated a creative “Getting to Know Each Other” activity. Each of the participants was tasked to introduce themselves by stating their full name, position, and a short story behind their name.

On the training proper, Ms. Nur introduced the overview and objectives of STAT Program, together with its six milestones. She also shared some HR-related matters recently approved by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) such as leave entitlements and mandatory reports that the employees should be knowledgable of. Mr. Delson A. Yusop, Registration Officer IV, explained basic concepts on civil registration; while Ms. Rufaidah T. Ibrahim. Accountant III; Mr. Anwar S. Abdullah, Administrative Officer IV/Budget Officer; and Mr. Hosni M. Ali, Administrative Officer III/Supply Officer, share their inputs on Finance, Budget, and Procurement Matters, respectively.

There was an open forum after the reports. Issues on the employees compliance to administrative requirements such as the Daily Accomplishment Report (DAR), attendance and punctuality, membership to PSA-related organizations, among others were highlighted during this discussion.

The program was officialy concluded by Mr. Delson by sharing his insights and expectations of the new employees. He stated that they should focus on performing their duties and responsibilities, as well as in figuring out their concrete contribution to the agency.