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How is the determination made about whether or not to renew or extend a fixed-term or temporary appointment?

Determination to renew or extend a contract is made by the manager based on the operational needs of the Organization and performance of the staff member. In exceptional circumstances, contracts may be extended solely for administrative reasons, i.e. to allow staff member fully utilize an entitlement, or complete an administrative procedure. Exceptions in such circumstances are reviewed and approved by the HR office.