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The Special Administrator is appointed by the Government of the day to oversee the policy implementation of the Ministry of Local Government and the Council. As a direct reportee to the Government the position ensures implementation of the Peoples Charter and in particular in relation to Good Governance, transparency, integrity and accountability.
The Special Administrator position ensures that the objectives of the organization and its inhabitant is adhered to and achieved. He also ensures that all of Council standing procedures and policies are updated in accordance with the regulations and duly complied with.
Chief Executive Officer’s Department
Our people effectively manage work flows and produce practical results – for the benefit of our Special Administrator, the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Management.
Chief Executive Officer
The Chief Executive Officer has an overriding responsibility in ensuring that various departments are efficient and effective in their respective strategic and operational functions. In this context the Chief Executive Officer is responsible for coordinating and integrating all departmental functions for the purpose of achieving the organization’s goals. Essentially the Chief Executive Officer is responsible for performance monitoring and ensuring the organization is moving towards the right strategic direction.
There are 3 other Sections that operates under this Department:
Enforcing Council by-laws in order to eliminate illegal developments and other related activities, prosecution of court cases and providing legal advice to Council.
Internal Audit Section
To assist the Councils in fulfilling its oversight, foresight and insight responsibilities for:
- To establish audit objectives and scope of work; establish the management budget; and take responsibility for the overall function of the audit project through wrap-up and final report delivery.
- To develop and establish the risk management framework of the Suva City Council which includes the identification of the risk, the measurement of risk, the monitoring and controlling of risk.
- To evaluate the policy and procedures in the Suva City Council and determine if such systems can adequately manage and control the identified risks level.
- To keep up with latest developments in the area of audit and risk management of Local Government and implement applicable standards and procedures to improve overall risk management framework of the Suva City Council.
Maintenance of all records which includes sustaining the confidentiality of information, sound records management practices, control movement of correspondence within Council and providing support services to the Executive Secretary in the preparation of Council Meeting Papers as well as Civic Functions.