Permanent Secretaries who served in this Ministry
|Mr||Alfred Costa||July 1992 – July 1995|
|Mr||Maurice Zarb Adami||February 1996 – March 1997|
|Mr||Carmel Degabriele||April 1997 – January 1998|
|Mr||Joseph F X Scicluna||February 1998 – April 2000|
|Mr||Joseph Ebejer||April 2000 – February 2009|
|Mr||Francis Borg||February 2009 – February 2010|
|Dr||Christopher Bezzina||February 2010 – June 2010|
|Mr||Paul Zahra||June 2010 – January 2011|
|Dr||James Calleja||January 2011 – January 2012|
|Mr||Francis Borg||February 2012 – March 2013|
|Mr||Mark Musu||March 2013 –|
Corporate Services Directorate
The Corporate Services Directorate is generally responsible for the administration, human resources and general support function of the Ministry. In this regard, the directorate offers support and advice to the departments and entities falling under the Ministry’s area of responsibility on issues related to related to human resource management, procurement and office management.
Director General (Research, Policy and Operations)
The Director General (Research, Policy and Operations), is responsible for the research, development and implementation of social policy in Malta, with the aim to enhance the social wellbeing of citizens. The Research, Policy and Operations Division comprises the Office of the Director General, the Corporate Services Directorate, the Policy Development and Programme Implementation Directorate, the Operations Directorate, the Research and Evaluation Directorate, and the National Focal Point on Drugs and Drug Addiction. Click link for the Data Protection and Retention Policy.
Information Management Unit
The Information Management Unit’s primary role is to ensure alignment of information, communication and technology with the Ministry’s priorities and strategic objectives. In this regard, the Information Management Unit provides support and advise to the Ministry’s departments and entities to enhance productivity through the innovative use of technology.
The Operations Directorate is responsible for the planning, direction and coordination of the organization and the effective delivery of the customer care service in the community. The Directorate is also responsible for the planning and coordination of change initiatives within the Ministry and related entities to simplify work procedures and practices. Administration of the MSPC technical one-stop shop hub also falls within the responsibility of this Directorate.
Policy Development and Programme Implementation Directorate
The Policy Development and Programme Implementation Directorate is directly responsible for co-ordinating European Union related matters, both at a domestic level and with other European Union stakeholders and for co-ordinating the formulation of the Ministry’s position on policies proposed by the European Union. It is also tasked to assist in the drawing up of policies in matters relating to Social Affairs; and to coordinate and monitor the implementation of European Union co-financed projects and programmes pertaining to the Ministry.