To provide administrative, advisory, consultative and other support services to the President in the latter’s exercise of his/her powers and functions as Head of State and of the Executive Branch.
The executive powers of the President under the 1987 Constitution from which the office of the President mandate emanates, includes among others the President’s power of control over all the executive departments, bureaus and offices, and the chief executive departments, bureaus and offices, and the Chief Executive’s Constitutional duty to ensure that the laws are faithfully executed. Based on said executive powers of the President, the OP Proper would perform the following vital/core functions:
• Respond to the specific needs and requirements of the President to achieve the purposes and objectives of the Office and the other agencies under it which include those under the chairmanship of the President, those under the supervision and control of the President, those under the supervision and control/administrative supervision of the OP, those attached to it for policy and program coordination, and those not placed by law or order creating them under any special department;
• Provide advisory or consultative services to the President in such fields and under such conditions as the President may determine;
• Provide technical and administrative support on matters concerning development and management, general government administration and internal administration; and,
• Provide direct services to the President and, for this purpose, attend to functions and matters that are personal and pertain to the First Family.