WHEREAS, Item 1(d) of the Joint Resolution No. 4 (Governing Principles of the Modified Compensation and Position Classification System and Base Pay Schedule of the Government) of the Congress of the Philippines, states that "a performance-based incentive scheme which integrates personnel and organizational performance shall be established to reward exemplary civil servants and well performing institutions";
WHEREAS, Item 4 of Joint Resolution No. 4 provides that "Step Increments – an employee may progress from Step 1 to Step 8 of the salary grade allocation of his/her position in recognition of meritorious performance based on performance management system approved by the CSC and/or through length of service, in accordance with the rules and regulations to be promulgated jointly by the DBM and the CSC";
WHEREAS, Item 17(c) of Joint Resolution No. 4 likewise states that "the CSC, in developing the Performance Management System, shall ensure that personnel performance shall be linked with organizational performance in order to enhance the performance orientation of the compensation system";
WHEREAS, Section 5 of Administrative Order No. 241 provides that "agencies shall institute a Performance Evaluation System based on objectively measured output and performance of personnel and units, such as the Performance Management System-Office Performance Evaluation System developed by the CSC";
WHEREAS, Administrative Order No. 25 dated December 21, 2011, was issued with the end in view of developing a collaborative mechanism to "establish a unified and integrated Results-Based Performance Management System (RBPMS) across all departments and agencies within the Executive Branch of Government incorporating a common set performance scorecard, and creating an accurate, accessible, and up-to-date government-wide, sectoral and organizational performance information system";
WHEREAS, the Commission, as the central personnel agency of the Government is mandated by law to promulgate policies, standards and guidelines to effectively administer the civil service;
WHEREAS, the Commission issued MC 6, s. 2012, Guidelines in the Establishment and Implementation of Agency Strategic Performance Management System (SPMS) through CSC Resolution No. 1200481 dated March 16, 2012 for adoption and implementation in all agencies of the Government to include the local government units;
NOW, THEREFORE I, JAPAL J. GUIANI JR., City Mayor of Cotabato City, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby adopt and implement the LGU Strategic Performance Management System (LGU SPMS) for the Local Government Unit of Cotabato City based on CSC MC 6, s. 2012.
In view hereof, all existing local executive orders, memoranda and circulars inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed or amended accordingly.
This Executive Order shall take effect immediately.
Done in the Cotabato City this 12th day of April 2013.