Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) is a Federal government agency established on 4th of February, 2004 by the President Olusegun Obasanjo administration to initiate, coordinate and implement a workable public service reform in Nigeria.
BPSR is an independent self accounting office with the mission of facilitating the building of Nigeria’s Public Service into a highly functional, professional, customer focused and results oriented institution.
The headquarters/office of the Bureau of Public Service Reforms(BPSR) is located at Plot 4, Phase 2, Block D, 3RD Floor – Federal Secretariat Complex, New Extension, Garki, Abuja FCT Nigeria.
The Bureau of Public Service Reforms(BPSR) website is www.bpsr.gov.ng/
Functions of the Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR)
The Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) is tasked with the following functions
- Initiate action plan on reforms at different levels for the attention of the Steering Committee on Reforms
- Elucidate government policies on reforms
- Coordinate, monitor and evaluate reform implementation activities
- Conduct research on implementation efforts and present best practices models
- Provide advisory and technical support services for change management teams and working groups
- Engender an environment of learning among MDAs
- Disseminate information on all aspects of reforms
- Submit quarterly progress reports on reform activities to the Steering Committee on Reforms.
Operational Approach of Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR)
The operational approach of the Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) works concurrently with the functions of BPSR and they are to
- Establish policies and guidelines on reforms
- Relate with public organizations to encourage reforms and obtain information on their progress
- Intervene to initiate service-wide reforms
- Coordinate reform programmes
- Brief government on reform programmes and obtaining necessary approvals
- Budget for and financing critical service-wide and sometimes MDA/Parastatals-based reform programmes
- Interact with relevant stakeholders on reform issues
- Communicate with the public.