Department of Strategy, Economic Affairs and Administration

The department is responsible for the coordination of EEA work in the Ministry and following this up in accordance with The Ministry of Transportation and Communications’ EEA strategy. The Planning Section works with the long term planning, investigation and analysis of problems across transport sectors. The Finance Section’s responsibilities include the co-ordination and control of the work on the National Budget and central government accounts. The Administrative Section co-ordinates internal planning processes associated with personnel, organizational and ICT development.

The department is responsible for the coordination of EEA work in the Ministry and following this up in accordance with The Ministry of Transportation and Communications’ EEA strategy. The Planning Section works with the long term planning, investigation and analysis of problems across transport sectors. The Finance Section’s responsibilities include the co-ordination and control of the work on the National Budget and central government accounts. The Administrative Section co-ordinates internal planning processes associated with personnel, organizational and ICT development.

The department consists of the following sections

  • Planning Section

    Strategic planning, investigation and analysis of problems across transport sectors, particularly those associated with the preparation of The National Transport Plan. Competition interfaces and framework conditions between transport sectors. The development of planning and analysis tools. Work with planning cases and White Papers from other ministries. Co-ordination of the Ministry’s work associated with intelligent transport systems (ITS). Coordination and overall responsibility for research and investigation across the Ministry’s budget. International cooperation in transport research, particularly through the ERA-NET Transport. International cases with a primary focus on planning and infrastructure, particularly those associated with the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN) and Barents cooperation. Coordination of Nordic country government work in the transport area.

    Section manager: Deputy Director General Kjell Rosanoff

  • Economic Affairs Section

    Coordination and control of the Ministry’s budget work. Preparation of central government accounts. Responsibility for the Ministry’s internal budget and accounts. Joint cases in the finance area including general control systems, financial instructions and authorizations and budget development. Interpretation and use of public procurement regulations. Office of the Auditor General cases that are not processed by other departments.

    Section manager: Avdelingsdirektør Marit Rønning

  • Administrative Affairs Section

    Coordination and control of the Ministry’s work on internal planning processes associated with personnel, organizational and ICT development. The Ministry’s personnel administration, working environment, ICT activities and archive. Personnel cases for government departments, including principle cases relating to salary and working conditions, interpretation of legislation and regulations and measures in the event of larger staffing changes.

    Section manager: Deputy Director General Gyri Solnørdal Jenssen

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