The Executive Secretariat of Province consist of the Executive Secretary and other staff members recruited in accordance with relevant laws.
The personnel of the Province is governed by the General Statutes for Rwanda Public Service.
The Executive Secretary have the following responsibilities:
1° to give instructions to the staff of the Province, coordinate and supervise their activities;
2° to prepare the planning at the Provincial level and monitor its implementation;
3° to review the files and other documents to be approved or signed by the Governor of Province;
4° to serve as the chief budget manager of the Province by performing particularly the following duties:
a. to monitor the inflows and outflows of funds at the Provincial level;
b. to monitor the use of the property of the Province and make a report thereon to the Governor of Province;
5° to monitor activities that are carried out at the Provincial level;
6° to follow up closely the award of tenders at the Provincial level;
7° to track and control projects covering more than one District;
8° to promote technologies and knowledge of the staff of the Province and build their capacity;
9° to deputize for the Governor of Province in case of absence;
10° to supervise and carry out first-level performance assessment of the staff of the Province ;
11° to prepare the draft planning of activities of the Province and transmit it the Governor of Province who in turn transmit it to the Minister in charge of local government;
12° to prepare the draft budget proposal of the Province and submit it to the relevant organs;
13° to perform such other task within the scope of the responsibilities of the Province as may be assigned to him by the Governor of Province.
The Executive Secretary of Province is appointed and removed from office by a Prime Minister’s Order.