The PMDP is under the leadership and guidance of the National Government’s Career Executive Service Development Program Inter-Agency Steering Committee composed of the head of the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) as Chairperson and heads or designated alternates from the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), Department of Finance (DOF), Civil Service Commission (CSC), Career Executive Service Board (CESB) as members, in line with Item 17 of the Section on Subsidy of Government Corporations under the General Appropriations Act for 2012 or Republic Act No. 10155.

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) is the country’s independent economic development and planning agency. It is headed by the President as chairman of the NEDA board, with the Secretary of Socio-Economic Planning, concurrently NEDA Director-General, as vice-chairman. Several Cabinet members, the Central Bank Governor, ARMM and ULAP are likewise members of the NEDA Board.

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) is mandated to promote the sound, efficient and effective management and utilization of government resources as instrument in the achievement of national socioeconomic and political development goals. It leads the public expenditure management to ensure the equitable, prudent, transparent and accountable allocation and use of public funds to improve the quality of life of each and every Filipino.

The Department of Finance (DOF) is the government’s steward of sound fiscal policy. It formulates revenue policies that will ensure funding of critical government programs that promote public welfare and accelerate economic growth and stability. The Department leads the effective and efficient pursuit of the critical tasks under its wings – revenue generation, resource mobilization, debt management and financial market development – to provide a solid foundation for the Philippine economy.

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) is the central personnel agency of the Philippine government. One of the three independent constitutional commissions with adjudicative responsibility in the national government structure; it is also tasked to render final arbitration on disputes and personnel actions on Civil Service matters.

The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) is the governing body of the CES. It is mandated to promulgate rules, standards and procedures on the selection, classification, compensation and career development of CES members.