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Information Management Unit

The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) forms part of the Public Authority of the Permanent Secretariat within the Ministry for Gozo. It is responsible for promoting and guiding the management of information as a strategic business asset within the Ministry, and supporting technology infrastructure as a key component of business transformation. The primary functions of the OCIO include:

the formation of strategic and operational Information & Communication Technology (ICT)/ Information Systems (IS) plans for the Ministry which complement and contribute towards the attainment of the national Government ICT strategy;
  • providing direction and support to the Permanent Secretary on Ministry strategic ICT matters; 
  • managing ICT/IS support, contractors and monitoring service provision; 
  • managing the information technology/systems within the Ministry; 
  • managing the ICT budget and the optimisation of ICT resources; 
  • identifying ICT/IS training needs and carrying out training as required; 
  • applying Governmental-wide policies, standards and procedures; 
  • ICT/IS research and governance
This includes collaborating with the Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA), other ministries, broader public sector organizations and private sector suppliers on cross-government initiatives in support of government's objectives. 

Contact Information:

 Office of the CIO
The Duke
Level 2
Republic Street, 
Ir-Rabat, Gozo​