Directorate General for Human Resources and Organization

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Director General - Secretary General: Alberto Martiello

Deputy Director General: Franco Maria D'Andrea
Deputy Director General: Giuseppe Parigi
Number of employees: 529

Human Resources Directorate

The Directorate takes part in drawing up the Bank's guidelines for human resource management and sets out how they will be implemented.

It works with the various units of the Bank to apply the guidelines for human resource management.

It drafts the regulations governing employment relationships and manages trade union relations.

It is in charge of staff recruitment, oversees the development of staff skills and carries out training programmes, apart from the exceptions provided for in internal regulations.

It manages the systems for evaluation, promotion and allocation of human resources.

It is responsible for staff regulations and compensation. It provides for the payment of pensions and the administration of the Bank's supplementary pension fund.

It prepares the files for disciplinary proceedings and warnings.

It liaises with the Staff Sports and Social Association (CASC) and the in-house bank (CSR).

Number of employees: 170


Organization Directorate

The Directorate oversees organizational development in the Bank of Italy. It coordinates the strategic planning system.

It proposes changes to the organizational structure of the Head Office and the branch network, to coordination procedures, and to the system of powers and responsibilities.

The directorate encourages innovation in and streamlining of work processes and operating systems. It also develops project management methodologies. It is responsible for the Bank's public key certification service.

It establishes the criteria for the Bank's internal rules and regulations and coordinates the application of external regulations. It is responsible for the quality of the Bank's rules and regulations and it formulates updates to the General Regulations. It discharges the obligations imposed by law for the processing of personal data.

It coordinates the operational risk management system, providing assistance to the Bank's organizational units in conducting risk assessments and formulating response measures. It coordinates the business continuity system and handles general Bank emergencies.

It provides prevention and protection services in respect of employee health and safety, and is in charge of initiatives to improve working conditions and organizational well-being. It promotes the Bank's environmental policy.

Number of employees: 85


Secretariat to the Governing Board and Communications Directorate

The Directorate liaises between the Governing Board and the Bank's units and connected entities. It provides secretarial support to the Governing Board for the approval of measures of external significance, pursuant to Law 262/2005, and keeps a written record of the decision-making process.

It manages the Governing Board's relations with constitutional-level institutions, other Italian authorities and institutions, the European Central Bank and other central banks, and Italian and foreign economic and financial organizations in general.

It is responsible for external communications and for promoting the Bank's image. It monitors developments in legislation.

It manages and is responsible for certain processes classified as critical for the Bank's business continuity.

Number of employees: 138


General Affairs Directorate

The Directorate manages and coordinates all document handling activities.

It deals with insurance matters and corporate mobility.

The directorate provides services of general utility for the Bank, coordinates and assists with the organization of events and the opening to the public spaces of historical and artistic interest.

Number of employees: 110