Public Sector Administration: Carrying out a Payroll and Skills Audit in Zimbabwe (2008-2011)
February 23, 2020

Carrying out a Payroll and Skills Audit in Zimbabwe, 2008-2011

In the aftermath of the 2008 elections, the Government of Zimbabwe requested assistance with the design and implementation of a payroll and skills audit to remove illegally appointed personnel from the public payroll and evaluate the overall skill set of public employees. CGA’s Giulio de Tommaso, Tullio Morganti and George Mutowa designed the payroll and skills audit, and managed its implementation on behalf of the Government. This involved using 1500 enumerators spread across the country, as well as managing independent auditor firms responsible for the oversight of the exercise.