Under Secretariat of Administrative Coordination

Rodolfo Blasco

Undersecretary of Administrative Coordination

Master in Criminal Law, University of Buenos Aires. Lawyer, Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, University of Buenos Aires. Full member of the Fund for the Argentine Economic Development (FONDEAR) Executive Committee. The taught the Common Basic Cycle “Introduction to Society and State knowledge” subject, University of Buenos Aires and the “Elements of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure” subject at the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, University of Buenos Aires.

Role of the Under Secretariat

The Under Secretariat of Administrative Coordination assists the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation in the design of fiscal policies and the assessment of its compliance. At the same time, it performs the administrative coordination of the member areas of the Ministry and also of the decentralized agencies.

Main objectives of the Under Secretariat:

  • Provide assistance to the Ministry areas making the necessary administrative procedures to obtain human resources, materials, technological equipment and any other input necessary for the fulfillment of their tasks.
  • Develop and coordinate projects with funding from multilateral lending agencies in the field of science, technology and innovation.
  • Monitor the implementation of human resources, administrative organization and computer systems policies.
  • Coordinate the Ministry's legal service and monitor the actions of the legal services of their decentralized agencies.
  • Manage the dispatch, tracking and record of administrative documentation.
  • Develop and implement plans aimed at the prevention, control and resolution of building issues.
  • Design and execute projects of innovation and improvement of the management and quality of the different Ministry departments.

 

Directorate General of Administration

It directs those activities related to accounting, economic, financial, budgetary, proprietary and management services, and management of the Administrative and Financial Service of the Ministry. It is responsible for the provision of supplies, maintenance, protection and monitoring of institutional assets.

Directorate General of Externally Funded Projects

It is involved in the development of projects with international funding. It makes the necessary arrangements to meet the requirements to enable the Ministry of Science accessing to financing from multilateral credit agencies. It coordinates the implementation of projects with the different Ministry areas, especially with the National Agency for Science and Technology Promotion./p>

Directorate General of Legal Affairs

It is the legal representative of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation in legal affairs. It provides advice and assistance, as regards legal affairs, in writing projects of administrative acts, agreements and other instruments that are submitted for consideration of the Ministry and its departments.

Directorate of Budget Accounting and Finance

It calculates the budgetary resources to meet the funding requirements of the different programmes determined by the Ministry. It coordinates the control, analysis, evaluation and monitoring of the physical and financial execution of the budget of the Financial Administrative Service programmes. Implements rules and procedures set forth by the General Accounting Office of the Nation and the National General Treasury, under the aegis of the Directorate General of Administration.

Directorate of Dispatch and Entrance Desk

It takes care of the dispatch of administrative documents of the Ministry of Science, meeting the standards for administrative procedures. It performs the reception, registration, processing and output of files, law projects, decrees and any other documentation that must be considered by the Ministry. It coordinates the information system for public including the access of applicants to the processes and actions.

Directorate of Infrastructure and General Services

It coordinates and monitors the performance of outsourced services to ensure the effectiveness and functioning of the facilities and buildings of the Ministry. It enforces current regulations regarding security measures. It keeps track of the refurbishment and maintenance of the different ministry buildings.

Directorate of Registration of Scientific and Technological Agencies and Entities

It manages the registration of scientific and technological agencies and institutions across the country. The beneficiaries of the Import Regime for supplies to be used in scientific and technological research must enroll in it, in order to import goods for research exempted from customs duties.

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Human Resources Directorate

It implements the policies adopted by the Ministry of Science regarding working issues. It monitors the implementation of the rules governing staff, their administrative career, training and development. It also manages human resources of the institution under the legal regulations in force and intervenes in the appointments, movements, and dismissal of staff.

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Systems Directorate

It participates in the formulation, implementation and monitoring of policies adopted by the Ministry of Science as regards technology and information systems. It checks that the agency met the legal and technical standards for information systems established by the Department of Public Management.

CONTACT US

Under Secretariat of Administrative Coordination
Phone: (54 -11) 4899-5000
rblasco@mincyt.gob.ar
Godoy Cruz 2320 – 1st floor (C1425FQD)
Autonomous City of Buenos Aires

Human Resources Directorate
Phone: (54 -11) 4899-5000
personal@mincyt.gob.ar
Godoy Cruz 2320 – 1st floor (C1425FQD)
Autonomous City of Buenos Aires

Directorate General of Administration
Phone: (54 -11) 4899-5000
gcroce@mincyt.gob.ar
Godoy Cruz 2320 – 1st floor (C1425FQD)
Autonomous City of Buenos Aires

Systems Directorate
Phone: (54 -11) 4899-5000
sistemas@mincyt.gob.ar
Godoy Cruz 2320 – 1st floor (C1425FQD)
Autonomous City of Buenos Aires

Directorate of Registration of Scientific and Technological Agencies and Entities
Phone: (54-11) 4899-5000 int. 2084, 2086, 2092 y 2094
camazaira@mincyt.gob.ar
Godoy Cruz 2320 – 2nd floor (C1425FQD)
Autonomous City of Buenos Aires