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Broad & Mechlin Street

Office of The Assistant Minister for Administration

The Office of the Assistant Minister provides outstanding operational, technical and administrative support to the DMA. The AMA also supervises and manages the workforce, as well as puts in place a work culture and ethics that promote cordiality, harmony, mutual respect, and institutional cohesion that boost employees’ morale. Currently, Hon. Patience Kollie-Lawson serves as Assistant Minister for Administration.

Professional Profile of Hon. Lawson
Patience Kollie LawsonHon. Lawson is an Administrator and Human Resource Practitioner with more than 12 years of experience in the private sector. She serves as the Assistant Minister for Administration at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning where she serves as the lead technician responsible for ensuring the formulation and implementation of administrative policies and guidelines on the management of human and physical resources of the Ministry, as well as supervising services relating to internal cash management, personnel administration, procurement, maintenance of the Ministry’s assets, corresponding reporting systems and security.

As an Administrator, she brings to the public sector a wealth of experience in organizational management and administration, payroll administration, benefits administration, employee recruitment and retention, human resource systems and applications. Over the span of her career, she has worked with several organizations where she positively influenced workplace relationships that led to the implementation of policies and strategies that strengthened organizations employee welfare and growth. Her experience with organizations like Arcelor Mittal Liberia, Buchanan Renewables, MonuRent Equipment and Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of Liberia, enabled her to serve as a connecting link between senior management and employees which led to the motivation of the workforce that helped realize the goals of those organizations.

A graduate of Cuttington University, Suakoko, Bong County, Mrs. Lawson holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Administration with an emphasis in Management (2005). She also earned a Diploma in Human Resource and Performance Management from the Liberia Institute of Public Administration (LIPA), a Diploma in Public Sector Management Reform from the Africa Management Development and Training Institute (AMDTI), South Africa and several certificates of trainings in customer service, management outsourcing, organizational management, health and safety.


P. O. Box 10 - 9016
Broad & Mechlin Street
1000 Monrovia


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