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Janeek Providence given Public Service Excellence award

And the winner is: Janeek Providence accepts her award from the Premier (Photograph supplied)

A civil servant employed in human resources has been praised for her outstanding service and positive attitude.

Janeek Providence, who works for the Department of Employee and Organisational Development, has been named as the recipient of the February Public Service Excellence Award.

A government spokeswoman said: “Ms Providence is recognised for her exceptional work. In her role as HR business partner, she has recently helped advance several matters critical to the operations of the Ministry of Public Works.”

The spokeswoman added that Ms Providence assumed the Ministry of Works portfolio after the amalgamation of its HR satellite office into the Department of Employee and Organisational Development.

“Since taking this assignment, Ms Providence has engaged senior management in HR planning for their multifaceted departments and implemented processes to stabilise operations,” the spokeswoman said.

Randy Rochester, the Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Public Works, said: “Janeek has worked tirelessly to advance the filling of several crucial vacant posts.

“Her outstanding service has helped them make tremendous progress towards recruiting the levels of staff required for Public Works to meet its mandate.

“Her colleagues also praise her for having an infectious positive attitude towards work and being a faithful ally to the departments that she services.”

Presenting Ms Providence with her award, the Premier, David Burt, said: “As the leading employer in Bermuda, the vital services we provide touch all sectors of our community, and we’re proud to serve the people of Bermuda.

“We are determined to attract, develop and retain the best and brightest talent. We appreciate that employee recruitment can be an intensive process.

“The Ministry of Public Works is one of the busiest ministries in government, so we absolutely commend Ms Providence for having the initiative and foresight to expedite this process for her colleagues who were in desperate need of support staff.”

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Published March 16, 2023 at 7:50 am (Updated March 16, 2023 at 7:50 am)

Janeek Providence given Public Service Excellence award

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