Department Order No. DO2017-06-0008

Delegation of Authority (For administrative and financial efficiency in the Department of Energy (DOE), the following guidelines on the Delegation of Authority are hereby issued for compliance of all concerned.)

 

For administrative and financial efficiency in the Department of Energy (DOE), the following guidelines on the Delegation of Authority are hereby issued for compliance of all concerned.

 

I. COVERAGE

These guidelines on Delegation of Authority shall be observed and adopted by all officials and employees in the Department of Energy, including those in Field Offices.

 

II. ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

A. APPOINTMENTS

All appointments for 1st and 2nd level positions, regardless of employment status, shall be approved and signed by the Secretary.

Recommendations to the President of the Philippines for appointment of 3rd level officials shall be signed by the Secretary.

All Appointments for Foreign-assisted projects shall be approved and signed by the Secretary.

 

B. DESIGNATION OF OFFICER-IN-CHARGE

Department Proper

Officers-in-Charge for the Offices of the Secretary, Undersecretary and Assistant Secretary shall be subject to the approval of the Secretary.

Bureaus/Services/Field Offices

The designation of Officers-in-Charge of Bureaus/Services/Divisions/Field Offices shall be as follows:

PERIOD

 

APPROVING AUTHORITY

More than 30 calendar days

More than 15 calendar days to 30 days

15 calendar days or less

 

Secretary

Senior Undersecretary

Concerned Undersecretary/ Assistant Secretary

 

C. SECONDMENT, DETAIL, REASSIGNMENT or RECALL OF PERSONNEL

The secondment, detail, reassignment or recall of personnel shall be approved and signed by the Secretary, as endorsed by the concerned Undersecretary/Assistant Secretary through the recommendation of the Bureau/Service Directors.

The acceptance of seconded personnel shall be approved by the Secretary prior to the assumption to office in the Department of said seconded personnel. A Special Order for this purpose shall be issued by the Secretary assigning the seconded personnel to a specific office within the Department.

 

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