Head of Department, Director: Packshard P. Mkongwa
Assistant Director : Grace L. Mosha
Assistant Director :Mussa H. Makota

To provide expertise and services in policy formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

-To coordinate preparation and review of Policies;
-To coordinate Prime Minister’s Office budget;
-To ensure internal as well as external monitoring and evaluation of the Office’s activities and targets;
-To provide a basis for making informed decisions on the future direction of the Office;
-To encourage and facilitate the provision of services by the Private Sector in the Office;
-To collect and analyse information onSectors under the Prime Minister’s Office to facilitate informed decisions;
-To prepare Office contributions to the Budget Speech and Annual Economic Report;
-To institutionalise strategic planning and Budget skills in the Office; and
-To ensure that Office plans and budgets are in targeted into the government budgeting process.

This Department comprises of the three Sections as follows:
-Policy Analysis Section;
-Planning Section; and
-Monitoring and Evaluation Section.

Policy Analysis Section
The Section will perform the following activities:
-Coordinate review of policies, update them and ensure consistency with national policies;
-Coordinate and compile weekly reviews of policy papers prepared by other ministries for the Permanent Secretary before discussions in the Inter-ministerial Technical Committee;
-Prepare memorandum of understanding for projects/ programmes for international financing and cooperation; and Compile implementation reports on Ruling Party Manifesto and Parliamentary Committee reports.

Planning Section
The Section will be responsible for the following activities:
-Coordinate preparation of the Office's annual plans and medium term strategic plans;
-Compile ministerial projects, programmes and Action Plans Develop strategies for resource mobilization;
-Liaise with Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs and PO-PSM on
-Strategic Planning and Budgeting process within the Office;
-Provide technical guidance and support for institutionalization of Strategic Planning and Budgeting process within the Office; and
-Participate in analysis of outsourcing of non-core functions (Private Sector Participation).

Monitoring and Evaluation Section
The Section will be responsible for the following activities:
-Monitor implementation of the Office 's Annual Plans and Medium Term Strategic Plans;
-Prepare periodic (weekly, monthly, quarterly, mid-year, and annual) performance reports for the Office;
-Collect, study and analyze statistics needed in the formulation and implementation of policies, plans and budgetary proposals;
-Participate in preparing plans, programmes and budgetary activities of the Office including establishment of performance targets and indicators;
-Provide technical support including institutionalization of M&E process within the Office;
-Undertake research a nd impact studies of plans, projects and programmes undertaken by the Office;
-Undertake service delivery surveys to collect stakeholders/clients views on services rendered by the Office;
-Coordinate mid-year and annual performance reviews of the Office; and

-Monitoring performance of Executive Agencies under the Office.