Planning and Coordination

Ability to plan, organise and monitor work with effective utilisation of resources such as time, money, and people



Competency Area



Organises and schedules own work

Demonstrates good time management skills to meet short- and medium-term objectives

Plans own work schedule and monitors progress against it optimally

Uses available resources optimally to meet work objective

Identifies and tries to solve bottlenecks in own area of work

Monitoring own progress

Monitors progress periodically and revises work plans as required

Keeps oneself up-to-date and makes necessary adjustments to timelines, work plan, and resource allocation as necessary

Identifies risks and early warning signals and modifies work plan accordingly

Considers interrelated activities

Produces an integrated plan taking into account inter-related activities to achieve the overall objectives

Clearly prioritises multiple, interrelated tasks when working with others

Considers a range of factors in the planning process (for example, costs, timing, public needs, resources available, etc.)

Anticipates risks and incorporates mitigation plan into overall work plan

Manages competing priorities

Steers planning and coordination of Department Activities to achieve sustainable enabling the environment in respective fields.

Manages resources to meet competing objectives

Establishes alternative courses of action, organises people, and prioritises activities to achieve results more effectively

Sets, communicates, and regularly assesses priorities

Balances the priorities of different interest groups keeping in mind the bigger picture

Long-term planning focus

Creates a stable and predictable environment to enable organisation in reaching its full potential

Incentivises to create a level playing field for citizens to be able to harness their capabilities