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Madamo pa gid! Iloilo provincial LGU still has hundreds of vacant posts

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There are at least 347 vacant permanent positions at the provincial government of Iloilo, the Commission on Audit said in its 2018 annual report.

COA said there are also 2,137 contractual positions that need to be filled, adding the Capitol failed to implement the organizational structure, staffing pattern and policies.

Such failure also violates Sections 76 and 77 of the Local Government Code, which provides for organizational structure and staffing pattern for every local government unit (https://dailyguardian.com.ph/347-permanent-posts-at-capitol-still-vacant/).

COA said the human resources officer needs to revisit the composition and corresponding functions of working for the establishment of an effective and efficient Human Resource Management System.

Otherwise, it said HR can restructure the office and update its mandates and functions to ensure the diligent performance of assigned responsibilities.

Meanwhile, it said the governor should direct the HRMDO to incorporate and implement in the major final output and targets of the office performance commitment and review.

On the other hand, the COA noted the provincial Capitol also awarded various purchase orders without validating the availability of drugs and medicines.

It said the Capitol needs to ascertain the capacity of the prospective supplier to deliver on time and to submit the required documents.