New assistant chief officer named

| 11/07/2018 | 0 Comments
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Danielle Roberts

(CNS Local Life): The Ministry of Human Resources and Immigration has appointed Danielle Roberts as the new assistant chief officer, where she is responsible for coordinating the implementation of strategies, policies and procedures to support good governance, internal controls and service delivery.

She is tasked with managing strategic change programmes, projects and special contracts related to public policy, in addition to providing research and analysis to support project delivery, legislative reform and policy directives, stated a press release.

“I am honoured to become part of the ministry’s executive team and grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the further development of the civil service,” Roberts said. “In taking up this new post, I look forward to the challenges and applying the knowledge and experience that I have gained within Government in order to deliver exceptional service.”

Roberts, a Caymanian, holds a master’s degree in business administration, leadership stream from the University of Liverpool and a bachelor’s degree in communications studies from Wilfrid Laurier University.

“Mrs. Roberts brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience in policy, strategic planning and implementation, which makes her the ideal person to lead this important aspect of our operation as a ministry,” Chief Officer for Human Resources and Immigration Wesley Howell said.

“I welcome Mrs. Roberts to the team, and I look forward to working with her as we continue to strive for excellence and deliver world-class service to the public.”

A civil servant since 2007, Roberts started her career as the research analyst for scholarships for the Ministry of Education, where she was responsible for maintaining its scholarship programme, which included monitoring up to 1,000 local and overseas scholarship recipients, managing the programme’s budget and providing guidance for students and their families regarding tertiary study.

She also served as the ministry’s education strategy officer. Within this role, she was tasked with managing the ministry’s policy development and renewal process. Among her duties were drafting legislative documents, formulating educational briefs for ministry leaders and strategic plans.

She also assisted in drafting the Education Bill 2016 and Education Regulations 2016, in addition to other legislative documents and policies. Roberts served as the secretary to the Education Council for four years.

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