The Ministry of Public Service and Administrative Reforms with instructions from the President of the Republic, Paul Biya has announced some 23 direct and training competitive entrance examinations into the Public Service
There are over 1,700 jobs available for grab by Cameroonian youths in the different corps of the public service. The Minister of Public Service and Administrative Reform (MINFOPRA), Joseph Le last Friday launched 23 administrative competitive entrance examinations for the integration of young people into public administrations. In effect, 17 direct recruitments and six training competitive entrance examinations have been launched, giving a total of 1759 places to job seekers. Including 750 places for training competitive entrance examination and 1189 direct recruitments. The list of direct recruitment includes translators, animal industry, agriculture, civil engineering, water and forestry, rural production, mining and geology. Direct recruitment of journalists, livestock and fisheries and survey are also part of the direct recruitments. For the competitive entrances examinations to professional training schools, there are amongst others, the National Institute of Youth and Sports (INJS), the National Center for Youth and Sports (CENAJES).
The general conditions to be met to apply, the composition of the file, the program, the schedules and procedures for conducting the written tests are available at the Ministry of Public Service in Yaoundé. In the rest of the country, interested job seekers can contact the Regional Delegations of this ministerial department for details. The MINFOPRA website, www.minfopra.gov.cm can also be used to get all the relevant information.
According to Yves Bertrand Zengoueng, Director of State Human Resources Development, this recruitment is not the last, is part of the programme to increase in human resources of the State. It was organized in response to the needs of personnel transmitted by the different administrations and recorded in an annual recruitment plan validated by the Prime Minister, Head of Government, Philemon Yang. The operation also meets the requirements of streamlining the quality of public spending and has been conducted on the basis of retirements, in a context imposed by the budgetary sustainability of any recruitment process.
Meanwhile, the Minister of Public Service and Administrative Reforms, Joseph Le has presented the priorities of his Ministry during a press conference he granted in Yaounde in the presence of Government Spokesperson, Issa Tchiroma Bakary who doubles as the Minister of Communication. The purpose of Minister Joseph Le’s press conference was to establish a trust relationship between his ministry and its decentralized services on the one hand and users on the other hand. “From now on, our credo is: “at MINFOPRA, the user is king”. It is not enough to say it, it is necessary to show it and that is the reason why we started by breaking the ice between our users and us, “he explained. It should be remembered that this ministerial department alone manages nearly 250,000 civil servants and State agents of the Cameroonian public service.