Deconcentration plan for the territorial administration in Mali.

Facilitation of a participative analysis and strategy development process and drafting of a deconcentration plan for the territorial administration (Ministère de l’Administration Territoriale – MAT) in Mali.

The assignment (3 experts) comprised: a preparatory desk study of available documentation, methodological advice and feedback, facilitation of multiple workshops, professional capacity building of team members and participants, a diagnostic assessment of the existing situation, and the interactive development of a deconcentration plan with its action plan for implementation.

The assignment specifically focused on: the mission and vision of the sectors territorial administration and decentralization; the synergy with other ministries and with subnational governments (collectivités territoriales); the organizational development and organizational structures; change management; service delivery and related quality assurance; optimization of work processes and procedures; the allocation of responsibilities; an HR vision and HR development plan; resources, planning and budgeting; accountability; risk management and other aspects of good governance.

  • Bilateral Development Cooperations
  • Central-level government

Enabel - Belgian Development Agency (ex BTC)
Civil Service & State Administration
  • Advice, technical support and counselling
  • Process facilitation – Mediation
  • Training, learning and/or coaching

  • 01. Good Governance
  • 05. Human Resources (HRM - HRD) & Leadership
  • 02. Organisational and institutional development & change processes
  • 07. Projects and programmes of international development cooperation
  • 11. Reform of public administrations / government institutions

02.d. Integrated capacity building at individual, organisational and institutional levels
02.f. Business process management (including analysis, optimisation and documentation of business processes)
02.g. Facilitation of change processes and/or of organisational / institutional improvement
05.a. HR policies and HR development strategies
05.c. Staffing - Staff needs assessment – HR-planning
05.e. Competence management
05.f. Professional sills development – Training – Pathways of professional development
05.h. Leadership & Management development
07.b. System-based context analysis – base line studies
11.a. Public Administration Reform – Public-sector reform strategies
11.b. Core task analysis - Review / design / optimisation of organisational structures and assignment of mandates / responsibilities (including related funding)
11.c. Deconcentration – Decentralisation – Empowerment (Including evaluation and/or design of deconcentration/decentralisation policies and facilitation or support of deconcentration and/or decentralisation processes)
11.e. Delegation of responsibilities, empowerment of public-sector organisations, management contracts, performance contracts, ...
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