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Government of the Republic of Uganda Selects FreeBalance Software for Integrated Personnel and Payroll System (IPPS)
FreeBalance to deploy fully integrated web-based human resource information management and payroll systemOttawa, Canada(November 10, 2009) - FreeBalance, a leading global provider of software solutions for public financial and human resource management, has been selected to provide an Integrated Personnel and Payroll System (IPPS) to the Republic of Uganda. The IPPS is part of the Public Service Reform Programme (PSRP). The implementation will be undertaken in five phases. On completion, the FreeBalance software will be implemented in nearly 200 sites, including all central government ministries, agencies, departments and local governments. The payroll system will manage a civil service workforce of 391,635 employees.
The objective of the Public Service Reform Programme (PSRP) is to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the public service in Uganda. FreeBalance software will be used to meet the requirements of the Integrated Personnel and Payroll System by improving the management of the public sector workforce and enhancing payroll and pension control. The FreeBalance solution for the IPPS project is a fully integrated web-based human resource information management and payroll system designed exclusively for government.
“The Government of Uganda has made great progress in public service reform and we are pleased to be taking the next step with the introduction of a modern and integrated system for personnel and payroll management,” said Goretti Sendyona, Task Manager of the IPPS Project. “The IPPS will help move our reform agenda forward by streamlining and modernizing civil service management with proven technology.”
FreeBalance software will contribute to the achievement of the Government of Uganda IPPS objectives including the need for timely and accurate information for human resource management, automated personnel and payroll management, and integrated pension management. The IPPS project is a turnkey implementation of FreeBalance commercial off-the-shelf software and includes hardware and services. FreeBalance is partnered with CRC Sogema, a Canadian consultancy firm specialized in Public Reforms in Africa, and Computech Uganda on the delivery of this project.
“We are pleased to be in a position to work with the Government of Uganda on such an important public service reform initiative,” said Manuel Pietra, President & CEO of FreeBalance. “The vision and leadership of the project team in Uganda demonstrates a strong commitment to success and to the fulfillment of government resource planning goals and objectives.”
FreeBalance is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, with sales and support offices in Washington, DC (United States), Lima (Peru), Lisbon (Portugal), London (Great Britain), Pristina (Kosovo) and St. John (Antigua and Barbuda). FreeBalance solutions have been implemented in countries across the globe, including Canada, United States, Sierra Leone, Guyana, Pakistan, Mongolia, Afghanistan, Antigua & Barbuda, Timor-Leste, Republic of Kosovo and Panama.
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