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Performance Management System for the employees of Federal Government


Performance Management system (EPMS):

Performance management is dealt with as being practical translation for all stages of planning in the Government Authority and is not considered as an objective in itself but a means to achieve objective 'Result'.

It is a process through which performance of the employees are evaluated in comparison with the main objectives and KPIs of the performance which is agreed between the employee and his direct Supervisor for the period through which evaluation is made whereby it shall be determined in the beginning of evaluation period and subject to continuous updating during performance period.

The System prepared by the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources comes as a harmony with the modern Administrative concepts aimed to be applied by the Government and in execution of the text of the Federal Decree Law # 11 for the year 2008 regarding Human Resources in Federal Government.

The system was issued for the first time in the year 2012, and within two years, FAHR completed has automated it through the Human Resources Information Management System in the Federal Government "Bayanati".

A decision to amend some of the provisions of the system was issued for by resolution No. 24 of 2017, and in 2020 the system was adopted in accordance with Cabinet Resolution No. 35 of 2020, to keep pace with government developments and support the measurement of the efficiency and performance of employees and link them to the achievements of the federal entity.

The Performance Management System is applied on all Federal entities regardless the length or the type of contract with exception to the Members of Judiciary and diplomatic groups.

Since the efficiency and excellence of the government's performance is the outcome of the efforts and dedications of its employees and loyal staff who are the pillars of the government and represents its solid foundation. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai honored about 650 employees of the distinguished federal government employees based on the results of the Performance Appraisal System 2012.

Annual Session for the Performance Management System

Annual Session for the Performance Management System

Performance Management System Documentation

No Title Size Download
1 Cabinet Resolution No. 35 of 2020 on the Adoption of Performance Management System for Federal Government Employees 1.00MB Download
2 Cabinet Resolution No (24) of 2017 for amending certain provisions of Cabinet Resolution No (12) of 2012 endorsing Performance Management System for Federal Government employees
85KB Download
3 Employee Performance Management System 3.03MB Download
4 The Guiding Manual for Federal Government Employees Performance Management 1.11MB Download
5 Behavioural Competency Framework 2.70MB Download
6 Professional Competencies of Federal Government Employees 2.11MB Download
7 First Stage Setting Objectives and Behavioural Competences - PMS 1.19MB Download
8 Frequently Asked Questions about the Performance Management System 462KB Download
9 Performance Management System for Federal Government Employees 2020 2.19MB Download