ABOUT OFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER ABOUT OFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER

Our Vision:

The vision of the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) illuminates its desirable picture of the future over a period of 5 years from 2011-2016. The political heads of this office, management and staff members, collectively demonstrate their sense of purpose through their vision and wish to translate their mission into meaningful results using the vision listed hereunder.

Therefore, The Vision of OPM is: “An institution which enables Government to operate at developed country level in pursuance of Namibia's Vision 2030”

The Mission Statement

The mission statement of the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) defines the nature and core purpose of this Office as expressed in the Constitution and listed in the foregoing mandate. The mission statement of OPM clearly indicates who it is, why it exists, what services it provides, who and where its customers are served, how it responds to stakeholders, its stakeholder philosophy of partnership, and its standards, quality and style.

Therefore our mission is: “To lead, support, and coordinate government institutions towards effective execution of Government functions

Our Mandate

To lead Government business in Parliament, coordinate the work of Cabinet, advice and assist the President in the execution of Government functions, oversee and manage public services and execute special projects assigned to the Office.

The mandate as provided by the Constitution of the Republic of Namibia and other relevant legislation is outlined as follows:

  • Executive functions,
  • Coordination functions,
  • Legislative functions,
  • Special functions, and
  • Administrative functions.