Department of Planning and Administration

Published under: Stoltenberg's 2nd Government

Publisher Ministry of Children and Equality

The department is responsible for coordination, quality assurance and follow-up of the Ministry’s activities relating to the budget, ministerial financial management and the administration of associated and subordinate agencies.

The Department of Planning and Administration helps the Secretary General with the general management of the Ministry and ensures efficient internal operations and administration. 

The Department is also responsible for the Ministry’s activities relating to security and preparedness, organisational development, personnel policy and internal systems for archives, administrative processing and ICT. The department is in charge of the joint services and support functions for the Ministry at large. 

The Department of Planning and Administration has the responsibility for the overall management dialogue with the Ombudsman for Children, the Consumer Ombudsman and the Equality and Anti-Discrimination Ombud. 

The department is divided into three sections:

  • Section for Budgeting and Financial Management
  • Section for Human Resources and Organisational Development
  • Section for Archives and ICT