The AID is organized in a directorate general, reporting and providing technical and administrative support to the Director General (CEO) in the execution of its functions. The Agency’s management bodies are: the Director General (CEO), the Governing Board (four members) and the Board of auditors (three members and one alternate).
The Business Unit (BU) is, from an organizational and management perspective, configured as a result center and has, therefore, a strategic and operational value, with the goal to enhance the penetration of the external market.
Each BU – Naval Activities, Explosives and Ammunitions, Land and Air Transport, Dematerialization, Chemical Pharmaceutical Institute – is responsible for:
- operatively interfacing the customer, consolidating the relationship in continuity with the phase of “capture” set by the head of “Business Development”;
- identifying priority needs and propose satisfactory solutions for the customer;
- negotiating and closing contracts and cooperation agreements;
- evaluating, managing and controlling industrial and commercial risks;
- executing a contract, by streamlining workloads between production units involved, and synchronizing complementary activities;
- ensuring customer satisfaction through timely deliveries with high levels of quality required for the duration of the contract;
- developing its industrial capacity and product in line with the strategic guidelines and financial resources of the Agency;
- looking for external funding sources to improve industrial processes and developing competitive products;
- reinforcing the action of penetrating international markets.
The industrial plants have the task of performing the works and services planned by AID covering both annual and three-year plan activities.
Each plant operates with its own workforce, equipment and financial resources available, it also has its own managerial structure reporting to the Head of plant itself.
The Head of plant reports to the Agency’s CEO.