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Corporate Management

ROLES AND FUNCTIONS OF DIVISIONS

Finance & Facilities Management Division

Advise the Chief Executive Officer, Management and all employees of Pustaka Negeri Sarawak on matters pertaining to financial management and to ensure that there are adequate funds available to acquire the resources needed to help Pustaka achieve its objectives

Roles Of Finance Unit

To manage & undertake the following tasks:

  • Budget preparation
  • Budget administration
  • Cost allocation
  • Accounts payable
  • Payroll
  • Fringe benefits
  • Grants administration
  • Contract administration
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Keep and maintain financial records and reports
  • Procurement approval of purchasing or services that is less than RM20,000.00

Roles Of Facility Management Unit

Oversees, manages and monitors the following activities:

  • Maintenance and repair of buildings, facilities, equipment, parks and landscape at Pustaka
  • Pustaka’s assets and facilities
  • Usage of hired venues/facilities
  • Housekeeping
  • Logistics
  • Security (to ensure security and safety of employees, customers and members of the public and property in and within assigned areas in Pustaka by patrolling on foot and enforcing Pustaka’s rules and regulations)

Human Resource Management Division

The main functions of the Human Resource Management Division includes:

  • All matters relating to Human Resource of Pustaka Negeri Sarawak such as:
    • Recruitment and Selection
    • Performance Appraisal
    • Promotion
    • Leave Administration, medical and benefits
    • Emolument and
    • Retirement & Other Personnel Services
  • Identifies training need requirements, develops training plans and execute trainings for the Organization and library employees under the Local Council Libraries.
  • Establishes and maintains liaison with officials in other Federal and State agencies and outside organizations to keep abreast of training and employee development programs
  • Corporate services & meetings

Corporate Communication Division

Innovation
  1. Implement, manage, maintain and enhance the Quality Management System of Pustaka Negeri Sarawak.
  2. Secretariat to Innovation Steering Committee in initiating, developing, implementing and maintaining the existing Quality initiatives in library such as:
    1. Innovative, Creative Circle (ICC)
    2. Innovation Day
    3. Quality Environment (5S)
    4. ccupational Safety & Health (OSH)
    5. Innovative Customer Feedback
    6. Innovation Audit
    7. Key Focus Activity (KFA)
  3. As secretariat whenever the library participates in quality awards such as Chief Minister's Quality Awards and/or other similar quality awards.
  4. Management of office registry and reception counter.
Communications
  1. Promotes Pustaka Negeri Sarawak's services and activities through various media and platforms which include:
    1. Customer Day
    2. Exhibitions
    3. Brochures, banner, fishtails, buntings and souvenirs
    4. Corporate Intranet, Pustaka website, plasma screen and customer news board
    5. In-house publications such as annual reports, newsletter and happenings and etc
  2. Public relations and enhancing ties with local media / counterpart to cover events / functions of the library
  3. Management of customer feedback
  4. Coordinate official visits to the library
  5. Coordinate monthly staff assembly

Internal Audit Division

Internal Audit Division is to provide an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve Pustaka Negeri Sarawak's operations. It helps to accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

Standards and Guidelines of Audit Practice

The Internal Audit Division will meet or exceed the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing of The Institute of Internal Auditors and Internal Auditing Guidelines of Malaysian Institute Of Accountants.