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- Overview

Highlights of the Year 2019-20
  • With a workforce of 6 229 staff as at 31 March 2020, of which 4 822 in 33 grades are staff of departmental/common grades (including 2 444 in social work stream and 1 802 in social security stream), SWD is committed to adopting a proactive and integrated approach to manage human resources and building a professional, dedicated and satisfying workforce
  • The mission of the Human Resource Management (HRM) in SWD is to initiate and co-ordinate efforts in fostering a highly committed, competent, versatile and skilled workforce to face up to the business objectives of SWD and the new challenges and demands in the coming years.  Underpinned by the Grade Management Section and the Staff Development and Training Section, the HRM Branch is tasked to map out the overall strategy for HRM development and oversee the formulation and implementation of HRM plans and initiatives.