KEY DEPARTMENTS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS:


BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 Formulates Policies, prescribes and promulgates the rules and regulations for the attainment of the objectives of the Authority.


OFFICE OF THE CORPORATE BOARD SECRETARY

  • Repository of minutes of board meetings and other deliberations/transactions of the Board of Directors;
  • Prepares Board Resolution, Corporate Secretary Certificate and others;
  • Coordinates with various departments for Board actions that will be acted upon when necessary;
  • Attends Board Management and Executive Committee Meetings and records the deliberation; reviews transcripts of deliberations, letters, reports and other forms of correspondence; and
  • Coordinates with the members of the Board Members Management/Executive Committee Members for the schedule of activities and meetings. for the schedule of activities and meetings.

INTERNAL AUDIT DEPARTMENT

  • Advises the Board of Directors on all matters relating to management control and operations audit;
  • Review and appraise systems and procedures/processes, organizational structure, assets management practices, financial and management records, reports and performance standards of the agencies/units covered;
  • Analyze and evaluate management deficiencies and assist top management by recommending realistic courses of action; and
  • Conduct management and operations audit of LRTA activities and determine the degree of compliance with their mandate, policies, government regulations, established objectives, systems and procedures and contractual obligations.

OFFICE OF THE ADMINISTRATOR

  • Formulates and recommends to the LRTA Board the plans and policies related to the administration/management and operation of the existing LRT Lines 1 and 2 Systems and the future LRT/MRT Systems;
  • Implements, enforces, and applies the policies, plans, standards, guidelines, procedures, decisions, rules and regulations issued, prescribed or adopted by the LRTA, DOTC and the Office of the President;
  • Manages the affairs of LRTA in accordance with applicable laws, orders, rules and regulations; Spearheads the conduct/execution of studies concerning the expansion of the LRT System's network and other related development requirement in consultation and coordination with appropriate agencies;
  • Spearheads the conduct of periodic performance, operational and financial audit to ensure the effective and efficient use of resources in the accomplishment of tasks and the achievement of goals and objectives of the Authority;
  • Oversees the enforcement and implementation of safety and security rules and regulations set by the Authority; and
  • Plans, develops and conducts public relations programs and activities of the Authority.

LEGAL DEPARTMENT

  • Acts as legal consultant/legal counsel and gives legal advice on official matters;
  • Represents the Agency, the Administrator and other officials of the Authority in civil or criminal cases arising from the performance of official duties before the court/administrative bodies/tribunals;
  • Conducts legal research work and studies on legal queries and renders opinion on such matters;
  • Reviews and recommends approval of contracts entered into by the Authority; and
  • Reviews/undertakes drafting of proposed rules, regulations, orders, circulars and other regulatory measures regarding operational activities of the Authority.

PLANNING DEPARTMENT

 Oversees the identification and development of necessary information systems, and medium and long term plans and policies the LRTA. Provides direct information to Management a status report of ongoing projects plans and programs.


BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND PUBLIC RELATIONS DEPARTMENT

 Takes charge of property leasing, concessions management and operation of all LRT commercial areas and other LRTA properties with business development potential and handles the promotion and implementation of the public information program of the Authority to increase public awareness of LRT programs and projects.


OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY ADMINISTRATOR FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, FINANCE AND AUTOMATED FARE COLLECTION SYSTEMS

 Oversees, directs and exercises immediate supervision over the following functional areas: a) Administrative b) Finance c) Planning d) Automated Fare Collection System

  • Advises and assists the Administrator in the formulation and implementation of rules and regulations necessary to carry out the objectives and policies of the Authority concerning Administrative, Finance, Planning and Automated Fare Collection System;
  • Develops, recommends and manages the implementation of operating plans, policies and strategies to ensure efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Conducts/manages consultations and meetings with different Department Managers and Key Officials under its supervision; and
  • Provides technical assistance to the Administrator and the LRTA Board as may be requested.

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

 Supervises and recommends financial policies, short-term and long-term financial plans and programs, systems and procedures and oversees its implementation upon approval by the Board.


ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENT

 Supervises and Monitors policy making and implementation with regard to human relations, development and management and procurement. Administers health services to the Authority and provides first-aid treatment to passengers in case of accidents.


AUTOMATED FARE COLLECTION SYSTEMS (AFCS) SERVICES DEPARTMENT

 Supervises ticket sales and production, ticket sorting and encoding using Ticket Sorting and Issuing Equipment (TSIE) for Line 1 and Encoder Sorter machinefor Line 2 (ES).


OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY ADMINISTRATOR FOR OPERATIONS AND ENGINEERING

 Oversees, directs and exercises immediate supervision over the following functional ares: a) Line 1 Operations b) Line 2 Operations c) Lines 1 & 2 Engineering.

  • Advises and assists the Administrator in the formulation and implementation of rules and regulations necessary to carry out the objectives and policies of the Authority concerning operations and engineering;
  • Develops, recommends and manages the implementation of operating plans, policies and strategies to ensure efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Conducts/manages consultations and meetings with different Department Managers and Key Officials under its supervision; and
  • Provides technical assistance to the Administrator and the LRTA Board, as may be requested.

LINE 1 OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT

 Oversees the safe and efficient train service in Line 1 System, proper implementation of fare collection, including refund procedures. Monitors, controls and/or coordinates train movements, rail vehicles and maintenance work on the line facilities.


LINE 2 OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT

 Provides safe and efficient train service in the Line 2 System. Implements fare collection, including refund procedures. Monitors, controls and/or coordinates train movements, rail vehicles and maintenance work on the line facilities.


LINE 1 AND 2 ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

 Coordinates with the maintenance contractor regarding activities related thereto and oversees the proper implementation of policies on the rolling stock of Lines 1 and 2 and its electronic equipment.