Executive Policies - Fact Sheets
The Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer is responsible for the management of executives in the core public administration as they are not part of a bargaining unit. The policy and directives cover items such as classification, compensation, performance management and special deployments.
To assist with some of these matters, the Advisory Committee on Senior Level Retention and Compensation was established in 1997 to provide independent advice and recommendations to the President of the Treasury Board about compensation and overall human resources management matters concerning executives.
There is one policy and four directives that govern executives:
Provides direction to manage executives equitably and consistently across the Public Service; provides flexibility to manage executives in response to changing operational needs, as well as to accommodate succession planning and knowledge transfer.
Directive on Executive Compensation
Describes base salary entitlements for executives:
Describes facilitation of executive career transition in situations of lack of work, discontinuance of a function or transfer of work or function outside the federal public administration.
These frequently asked questions are for information only. The Directive on Career Transition for Executives must be consulted when dealing with a career transition situation.
Provides for the management of executives’ performance; provides a variable component to executive pay to recognize and value executives’ contributions; supports the attraction and retention of qualified and experienced executives.
Describes the requirements for the organization and classification of positions in the EX Group; provides instructions for increasing the departmental baseline of EX-04 and EX-05 positions.
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