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National reference for a new approach to project and facilities management

Mashroat is the national reference that leads the transformation towards a new approach to project and facilities management in the Kingdom. It builds on the long-standing national practice in the construction and urban planning sector, supported by strategic partnerships with the best international experts and consultants; to enable public entities plan and manage infrastructure projects and facilities with the best quality standards and in accordance with the best international practices. The National Project Management, Operation and Maintenance Organization (Mashroat) core function is to support an effective government performance in executing infrastructure projects based on long-term plans that ensure integration between projects with an implementation following high national unified standards and transparent efficient management. Mashroat has recruited scarce expertise it needs to meet the requirements of identifying a well-established standard approach to be followed by public entities in executing projects. Mashroat has developed a methodology for project execution in stages to enable public entities to perform their work in line with this methodology. It has also prepared manuals, templates and standards, and established electronic platforms to monitor projects and collect data. Mashroat continues forging partnerships with entities and supporting them in building their national human capabilities and transferring knowledge through training courses provided by “Knowledge and Capabilities Building Department” in Mashroat. Mashroat leads the efforts to improve the Kingdom’s infrastructure in line with the best international practices that suit a thriving economy and an ambitious nation through partnerships with public entities and their PMCs and facilities. It is also working with strategic partners in universities, regulators, government centers of excellence and private sector.

Vision

To become a program that is the enabling engine contributing in elevating National infrastructure efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability to international levels.

Mission

Lead a transformation process to enable Public Entities in Project, Assets and Facilities Management and create a dynamic ecosystem to manage projects and facilities at highest levels of efficiency and effectiveness

Goals

Contribute to improving efficiency and effectiveness of infrastructure and assets and facilities management across public entities

Enhance transparency levels through performance monitoring and evaluation of Public Entities projects and assets and facilities management organization.

Contribute to building capability and skills of Entity nationals through a robust training and knowledge transfer process.

Supervise national significant infrastructure projects and assets and facilities management organization.

Council of Ministers Resolution

The Council of Ministers Resolution No. (485) issued on 16/11/1436H states the establishment of a national program titled “National Program to Support the Management of Projects in Public Entities” Target to contribute in upgrading the quality of project execution in public entities through applying the best international practices in project management and aims to:

Improve efficiency and quality of projects.

Establish criteria for program Management Offices.

Implement best international practices.

Develop project standard contract template for PMO.

On 8/11/1438H, The Council of Ministers approved the amendment of the program’s name by issuing the decree No. (666) which states the new name to be entitled as “The National Project Management, Operation and Maintenance Organization”. The Council of Ministers has also approved the amendment of Item (Third) in Decree No. (485) dated 16/11/1436H to be “The program is supervised by a board chaired by the Minister of Economy and Planning and it includes the following members: Minister of Commerce and Investment, Minister of Finance, Minister of labor and Social development and three experts appointed by the chairman.”

A rich history of building and construction

The project and facilities management in the Kingdom has a long rich national history of continuous work on establishing infrastructure throughout the Kingdom with its geographical diversifications to fulfill the needs of a developed society. Mashroat was established in continuation of the rich development history and in response to the ambitious reality of nation, to lead the project and facilities sector in the Kingdom towards a new destination, raising the Kingdom’s infrastructure to the best international levels.

2015

Establishment of Mashroat/p>

2016

A new vision for a thriving economy

2016

Transfer the mandate of projects monitoring to Mashroat

2017

Continuous enablement and sustainable infrastructure

Departments

Provide comprehensive in-depth reports to decision makers and partners of public entities outlining entities performance in assets and facilities management and to monitor their compliance to National Manual for Assets and Facilities Management (NM&AFM).

Supervise the development process of Mashroat methodology in Assets and Facilities management in addition to standard and procedures setting in accordance with best international practices, represented in Mashroat NM&AFM volumes, in addition to engaging with local and international bodies in such field. Provide continuous technical support for public entities’ assets and facilities management transformation process towards more efficient and quality performance.

Enable public entities to manage their assets and facilities with efficiency and quality in accordance with Mashroat methodology, while building their human and technical capabilities in assets and facilities management, in addition to supporting public entities’ assets and facilities management transformation process towards more efficient and quality performance.

Contribute to enable public entities efficiently manage their documents in Project or Facilities management and monitor their performance, in addition to managing Mashroat digital and paper documents and ensuring their registration through Enterprise Content Management System (ECMS).

Develop and implement comprehensive knowledge transfer and capability building strategy in Mashroat and public entities along with their contractors in the field of project and facilities management. Also, prepare and conduct training programs based on Mashroat methodology, Mashroat National Manual for Project Management and Mashroat National Manual for Assets and Facilities Management (NM&AFM), while ensuring the said programs are updated to reflect the reality of projects and facilities management in the Kingdom.

Build the professional capabilities of public entities through conducting various workshops in the fields of quality, risk management, continuous improvement, sustainability and standardization, in addition to drafting the related volumes of such fields in Mashroat Manuals and Stage Gate process. Establish the related systems of quality, risk management and continuous improvement within Mashroat and provide support to other Mashroat departments as needed.

Improve projects and facilities management ecosystem through partnerships with the influencers of the sector, and to work jointly for better alignment and integration. Also, take the lead of initiatives that would achieve the desired objectives and represent Mashroat locally and internationally to promote its efforts and attract international infrastructure companies, investors and experts.

It leads the process of drafting, reviewing and updating Mashroat Strategy and transform it into short, medium and long-term operational business plans while ensuring their alignment with Mashroat tasks and objectives. It also manages the development of strategy for each sector within Mashroat while monitoring and evaluating execution progress, as well as supervising the governance of strategic planning and implementation, and issuing analysis reports on performance and remedial actions.

Develop National Integrated Infrastructure Strategy Plan (NIISP) and assist public entities with their Five-Year portfolio planning.

Provide comprehensive in-depth reports to decision makers and partners of public entities outlining entities performance in project management, and manage Mashroat National Projects Platform through monitoring provided data and inputs on projects progress across the Kingdom, along with observing and identifying delayed or stalled projects.

Supervise the development process of Mashroat methodology in Project Management in addition to standard and procedures setting in accordance with best international practices, represented in the volumes of Mashroat National Manual for Project Management. It also ensures public entities compliance to the white book and its standards, as well as to cooperate with strategic partners to improve the ecosystem of project management in the Kingdom, while providing technical support and Mashroat subject-matter experts recommendations to public entities in relation to infrastructure projects and their efficient and quality management.

Enable public entities to manage their projects with efficiency and quality in accordance with Mashroat methodology, while building their human and technical capabilities in project management, in addition to supporting public entities’ project management transformation process towards more efficient and quality performance.

Board of Directors

H.E Acting Minister of Economy and Planning
Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Jadaan

(Board member)

H.E Minister of Labor & Social Development
Eng. Ahmed bin Suliman Al-Rajhi

(Board member)

H.E Minister of Commerce & Investment
Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi

(Board member)

H.E Acting Assistant Minister of Economy and planning
Khalid bin Saud Al-Shonaifi

(Board member)

H.E Dr. Isam bin Ali Kabbani

(Board member)

H.E Eng. Jasim bin Amer Al-Hejii

(Board member)