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Tag: Deputy Governor Franz Manderson

Top employee has energy to spare

Top employee has energy to spare

| 16/06/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The manager of the Internal Audit Service has earned Employee of the Month honours for May for being “most energetic”. Lauren Knight, who joined the service in 2014 and manages a team of four, has introduced standardised working papers that allow for universal reporting, and co [...]

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Job security of civil servants after elections

Job security of civil servants after elections

| 06/06/2017 | 6 Comments
With the change in government, what protection do civil servants have against being transferred or fired at the whim and fancy of the new MLAs? If a civil servant is let go because the new minister prefers to bring in someone else, does the civil servant have any protection or recourse? Auntie’s a [...]

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Top employee puts customers first

Top employee puts customers first

| 30/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Kimberley Powell-Herrera has been named Cayman Islands Government Employee of Month for April. The accounts officer in the Portfolio of the Civil Service (POCS), who began her career in government in 2004, was cited for being most customer-centric. Attending school and recently ma [...]

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Government workers step up for good health

Government workers step up for good health

| 20/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): In just 21 days, 1,209 people from 60 teams competed in the “Every Step Counts” pedometer challenge, exercising their way to a collective 179 million steps. The 920 civil servants who participated recorded 141,315,713 steps, with the remaining 289 people drawn from statutory au [...]

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Top employee shows Christmas spirit

Top employee shows Christmas spirit

| 16/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Donna Ebanks has been named the Cayman Islands Government Employee of the Month for December 2016 for being most helpful and festive. Over the holiday season, Ebanks, who works at the Facilities Management Department, reached out to school choirs in Grand Cayman and offered stude [...]

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Prison officer named top employee for November

Prison officer named top employee for November

| 19/01/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Ephraime Holgate, of HM Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS), has been awarded the Cayman Islands Government Employee of the Month for November 2016. Deputy Governor Franz Manderson recognised the prison officer for being “most constructive” based on the attention he gives to [...]

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Top employee helps those in need

Top employee helps those in need

| 19/12/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Ernie Pearson, an officer with the Needs Assessment Unit (NAU) within the Ministry of Community Affairs, is the Cayman Islands government Employee of the Month for October 2016. Pearson hit the ground running after joining NAU last April, quickly learning the unit’s procedures an [...]

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Top employee honoured for professionalism

Top employee honoured for professionalism

| 27/10/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A staff member of the Cabinet Office Policy Coordination Unit has been named Employee of the Month for September. Aubrey Bodden, a policy analyst in the unit, was awarded for being most professional. She started her career as a civil servant in 2008 as a research officer and is bei [...]

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No permanent residents at civil service workshop

No permanent residents at civil service workshop

| 07/07/2016 | 4 Comments
Why were Cayman Islands Government permanent residents excluded from the recent leadership seminar and is that considered discrimination under the Constitution? PRs must wait for a certain time before applying for status. Wouldn’t it make sense to include them alongside their Caymanian colleag [...]

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Clifton Hunter celebrates graduating class

Clifton Hunter celebrates graduating class

| 30/06/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Clifton Hunter High School (CHHS) held its graduation Thursday, 23 June 2016, celebrating the academic achievements of its senior class. At the ceremony, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson presented awards to talented young Caymanians Corey Lyn and Catherine Marika Scotland. Lyn received the Gov [...]

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Civil servants get leadership training

Civil servants get leadership training

| 28/06/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): At the invitation of Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, 100 top civil service managers took part in a workshop last week to refresh their leadership skills. Vince Molinaro, speaker, facilitator and author of The Leadership Contract led the seminar, which was held 22 June at the Grand Cayman Mar [...]

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DG’s 5K fun run for new ambulance

DG’s 5K fun run for new ambulance

| 11/02/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): As he limbers up for this year’s 5K Challenge, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson said he is hoping the runners can raise $50,000 for the Cayman Heart Fund toward their goal of raising $150,000 to buy a new ambulance for the public hospital on Grand Cayman to replace one of the two backup amb [...]

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Civil service aims to rebrand image

Civil service aims to rebrand image

| 26/10/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands civil service has launched consultations to develop a five-year strategic plan to create a new image for government workers. One of the sessions, held on Cayman Brac earlier this month, brought together about 60 civil servants and external stakeholders. [...]

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