Department for Organizational Affairs

The responsibility of the Department for Organizational Affairs consists of assisting the environmental protection agency to work purposefully in relation to the environmental objectives and overall guidelines of the central government administration.

The department looks after staff functions for political leadership and Secretary Generals, develops and maintains management systems and sets overall guidelines for effective and coordinated leadership of the Ministry.

The department is responsible for duties relating to security and preparation, budgets and accounts, administration, planning operations, personnel management and development, and organisational development.

IT strategy for both the Ministry and underlying operations.

The department is also responsible for the Ministry’s service centre, internal IT, administrative procedure systems, archives, library and intranet.

The department consists of the following sections

  • Section for Internal Services

    Overall management of IT development for the environmental authorities. Development of the Ministry's technical infrastructure and human resource development programs in IT. Property management, procurement and logistics. Security and contingency planning. Internal administrative functions and services.

    Section manager: Deputy Director General Truls Bjørvig

  • HR Section

    Coordination, development and organization of the Ministry´s personnel policy, organizational issues, personnel management, as well as coordination of tasks in personnel policy issues for subordinate institutions. Records Management Unit.

    Section manager: Deputy Director General Ståle Tangestuen

  • Section for Finance and Control

    Development and running of the management systems. Coordination and development of the environment protection agency’s budget and accounts work. Additional funds and redistribution matters. Providing statements to central government accounts and other auditing matters. Planning operations and evaluation of outcomes. Insurance.

    Section manager: Deputy Director General Terje Auestad