The Danish Ministry of Defence (ministerial department) deals with a wide range of functions and assignments - from serving the Danish Minister of Defence to the overall management of our agencies.
Photo: Danish Ministry of Defence.
The Ministry of Defence works for peace, freedom and security – nationally and internationally. The Department has two main functions:
To ensure optimal performance, the Department is organised into different units with each their areas of responsibility. The Department staff totals about 270. The combination of civilian and military employees contributes to a generally positive dynamic, and boosts the opportunity for professional interaction.
The Permanent Secretary is the head official. He is in charge of four divisions with subjacent departments. Each division has a head of division, and each department has a head of department.
Minister’s Private office and Executive Secretariat / Press and Communication
Legal Office / International Law and National Law
Security Policy and Operations
Programs and Investments
Cyber and Information Security
Budget and Finance Division
Corporate HR and Services Division