The Department of Management and Financial Governance
Published under: Stoltenberg's 2nd Government
Publisher Ministry of Defence
Director General Anders Melheim
The Department of Management and Financial Governance has the overall responsibility for the planning and development of activities, the organisation and the structure of the Armed Forces within the particular long-term planning period. The department also exercises overall management and control of the activities of subordinate agencies.
The Department for Finance and Management is responsible for the shaping of concrete plans and budgets for the whole of the long-term planning period. It produces budget profile proposals, carries out cost analyses in both short- and long term perspectives, and performs modernisation and efficiency improvement measures for each individual planning period, producing the annual budgets with the associated implementation documents, managing defence investment activities from the point at which the procurement decision is taken. It also has the overall responsibility for managing defence materiel, properties, buildings and installations.