Departments

This Department has as one of its key responsibilities to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of the Office and to chart clear processes for decision making and compliance with internal and external procedures. In this regard, the Secretary to the Office has the primary responsibility of setting the regulatory agenda in consultation with the Director General and ensuring that matters before the Office are disposed of in a timely manner. The Division is required to manage the Office?s external and international relationships with other regulators and institutions in so far as they relate to its regulatory remit. It also has responsibility for the project management and monitoring functions of the Office especially with regard to projects which rely on external funding and the license processing and management functions. The monitoring and coordination of the regulatory Work Plan and providing inputs in puts into the Annual Report are the other key functions of this Division.