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Strategic Planning and Performance Monitoring and Evaluation (SPPME)

The SPPME Division falls under the Strategic Planning, Performance and Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation Directorate which is headed by the Director General. The Division is staffed with a Senior Director, Senior Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Analyst, Performance Monitoring & Evaluation Analysts, Planning & Research Analyst, an Administrative Assistant and a Senior Secretary.

Mission: Develop and implement a strategic framework and approach to strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation grounded in empirical data and the adoption of a results-based culture supported by proper resource management.

Main Functions

  1. To develop and implement an appropriate Monitoring and Evaluation Framework that will result in quality programmes and policies throughout the Ministry, its agencies and external departments
  2. To facilitate the adoption of a continuous process improvement approach to planning implementation and evaluation of the Ministry’s portfolio of programmes and services.
  3. Achievement of both short and long term organizational goals
  4. To ensure that the Ministry meets its expected performance targets as outlined in the Vision 2030 National Development Plan, Government Strategic Priorities and the Ministry’s current priorities.
  5. To use modern strategic planning tools and methods to conduct evidence-based assessments of the internal and external environments of the Ministry in an effort to inform effective formulation and implementation of the Ministry’s policies, programmes, plans and projects.
  6. Evaluate activities related to budget development and resources planning
  7. To encourage result-based budgeting
  8. To effectively communicate the priorities of the Ministry to its respective internal and external stakeholders in an effort to effectively map these priorities to all supporting areas


The Ministry

Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce.

The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce is described as Jamaica's "Business Ministry." It's mandate is to lead the development of policies that will create growth and jobs, while achieving social inclusion and consumer protection. The Ministry, working its stakeholders is primarily responsible for business policy development, monitoring and evaluation, while giving direction and oversight to a cluster of implementing departments and agencies.

We have, therefore, placed much energy and enthusiasm into the development of this website to provide timely information on the Ministry, our agencies and programmes.


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