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Shifting Sands: Behind the Decision

In a recent decision, the JEFATURA DE GABINETE DE MINISTROS has appointed a new Director of International Strategic Studies, shaking things up in the administrative landscape.

Taking a deep dive into the bureaucratic undercurrents

The decision stems from various legal frameworks and decrees. It all traces back to the groundwork laid by Decree No. 88/23, which paved the way for the implementation of the provisions of Law No. 27.701 starting January 1, 2024. This move was anchored in the spirit of financial management and control, as outlined in Article 27 of Law No. 24.156.

Further cementing the decision, Decree No. 355/17 established the protocol for the temporary appointment of personnel in lower-ranking permanent positions, under the purview of the Jefe de Gabinete de Ministros. This framework was designed to streamline the staffing process across the national administrative spectrum.

Restructuring for Efficiency

The administrative reshuffle didn’t stop there. Decree No. 8/23 saw a transfer of organizational units from the former SECRETARÍA DE ASUNTOS ESTRATÉGICOS of the PRESIDENCIA DE LA NACIÓN to the JEFATURA DE GABINETE DE MINISTROS. This move aimed to consolidate operations under one umbrella, optimizing efficiency and coordination.

Building upon this foundation, Decree No. 45/23 gave the green light to the Organizational Chart of the centralized National Administration, up to the Subsecretary level, outlining objectives tailored to the JEFATURA DE GABINETE DE MINISTROS.

Setting the Stage: Structural Framework

Zooming in on the operational intricacies, Decree No. 802/20 laid down the structural framework for the first and second operational levels of the then SECRETARÍA DE ASUNTOS ESTRATÉGICOS of the PRESIDENCIA DE LA NACIÓN. This blueprint provided the structural backbone necessary for efficient functioning.


Enter Noelia Lorena SERRA

Amidst this administrative flurry, the need arose to temporarily fill the vacant and budgeted position of Director of International Strategic Studies at the DIRECCIÓN NACIONAL DE ANÁLISIS DE LAS TRANSFORMACIONES GEOPOLÍTICAS Y DE ESTUDIOS ESTRATÉGICOS INTERNACIONALES within the JEFATURA DE GABINETE DE MINISTROS. Noelia Lorena SERRA stepped into the spotlight, assuming the role of Director of International Strategic Studies on a temporary basis, effective December 18, 2023. Her tenure, spanning a period of one hundred and eighty (180) business days, marks a significant chapter in the organization’s journey.

Navigating the Legal Landscape

Navigating the legal maze, the appointment of SERRA aligns with the parameters set forth in the Collective Labor Agreement for the National Employment System (SINEP), ratified by Decree No. 2098/08. This move ensures compliance while authorizing the corresponding payment for her role as per the Executive Function Supplement Level III.

Looking Ahead: The Roadmap

As the administrative wheels continue to turn, Article 2 of the decision outlines the roadmap for filling the aforementioned position permanently. The selection process will adhere to existing requirements and selection systems within the stipulated timeframe of one hundred and eighty (180) business days.

Funding the Future

Delving into the financial aspect, Article 3 emphasizes that the expenses incurred as a result of this decision will be covered by specific allocations within Jurisdiction 25 – JEFATURA DE GABINETE DE MINISTROS.

Final Word

In closing, the decision reflects a strategic maneuver aimed at enhancing organizational efficacy within the JEFATURA DE GABINETE DE MINISTROS. With Noelia Lorena SERRA at the helm, the organization is poised to navigate the complex terrain of international strategic studies with finesse and foresight. For more updates on this developing story, stay tuned.

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