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Role of the Ministry Chief Information Officer (MCIO)
Each ministry has a Ministry Chief Information Officer (MCIO), although some MCIO’s have responsibility for more than one ministry. Generally the MCIO:
- Reports to their respective ministry Assistant Deputy Minister accountable for information management and information technology (IM/IT)
- Is a member of the CIO Council
- Maintains accountability for all ministry business and operational IM/IT initiatives (i.e. those which do not have cross-government implications)
- Maintains accountability for information management, budgets, records management, forms management, privacy, security, e-services, business architecture, ministry applications, information management and IM/IT strategic planning, including ministry infrastructure
- Manages ministry information and technology, and all related support activities
- Develops an IM/IT workforce strategy to support business transformation, information protection, business continuity and succession planning in consultation with their ministry Strategic HR Director.
Other specific accountabilities and responsibilities of the MCIO are identified in the provinces Core Policy and Procedures Manual.
To contact your MCIO, please see the MCIO contact list.