Manage and ensure the evaluation of emission approval applications for activities related to Living Modified Organism (LMO) is implemented;
Manage and ensure the evaluation of notification applications for activities related to Living Modified Organism (LMO) for contained use and export is implemented;
Manage research and development (R&D) activities related to Biosafety;
Manage, plan and implement communication, education and public awareness activities (Communication, Education & Public Awareness, CEPA) related to Biosafety;
Provide technical input for Biosafety related issues; and
Manage the appointment of members of the Genetic Modification Advisory Committee (GMAC) under the Biosafety Act 2007 [Act 678].
Enforcement and Monitoring Section (SPP)
Plan, coordinate and monitor enforcement activities at national entrances and on premises;
Conducting compliance monitoring with the Terms and Conditions of the National Biosafety Board (NBB) approval in laboratories/research premises and field test areas as well as LMO detection activities in the market;
Coordinate amendments to the Act and the preparation of new Rules/Guidelines related to enforcement;
Conduct investigations into offenses under the Biosafety Act 2007 as well as manage prosecution cases; and
Manage the appointment of enforcement officers and analysts under the Biosafety Act 2007.
Corporate and Management Section (SKP)
Provide support services and facilitate other Sections in the Department;
To ensure that all aspects of security, which includes all staff of the Department, documents/information and Government property are always preserved and secured;
Manage financial allocation, management and development for all programs and activities to achieve the vision and mission of the Department and establish efficient financial management;
Plan and manage procurement of supplies and services in accordance with current procurement and financial procedures;
Manage and monitor the implementation of development projects to run smoothly according to the time period;
Coordinate and update information on the implementation of the Department's projects in the Project Monitoring System (SPPII);
Manage and coordinate human resource related matters;
Coordinate and manage the needs for capacity development of the Department's staff;
Coordinate inquiries and complaints on issues involving the Department and biosafety;
Manage and implement the promotion and publicity of the Department and public relations services;
Coordinate issues related to integrity in the Department; and
Coordinate the needs and improve the management efficiency of Information and Communication Technology (Information and Communication Technology -ICT).
Manage matters related to integrity in the Department so that initiatives to institutionalize integrity, prevention, compliance, misconduct detection and punitive action can be implemented in a more focused, planned, efficient, and achieve optimal results.