Hill International, the global leader in managing construction risk, has announced that it has secured a key contract to provide facilities management (FM) consultancy services for the Tatweer Building Company (TBC), which represents the Saudi Ministry of Education.
The contract involves three main projects: two prestigious headquarters buildings in the Saudi capital - Riyadh Schools and associated administrative buildings, which consist of more than 2,000 facilities, and Eastern Province schools plus administrative buildings totaling another 2,000 facilities.
The current portfolio has more than 6,000 sites and TBC is scaling up its operations to accommodate the complete portfolio as part of the Ministry of Education’s goal of transforming the current educational system.
The Saudi Ministry of Education is striving to deliver the best class of education for its students, it added.
On the contract win, Brian Murphy, Hill’s Director of Facilities Management, said: "As education is important to all of us, we are very pleased with this great opportunity to enable us to showcase our FM skills and raise the bar in the delivery standards within the region by applying our best international practices.
CEO Raouf Ghali said it was an important win for Hill International as these projects come with a great cause and will have a significant impact in the region.
"I am confident that Hill’s FM team will bring its most skilful resources and talents," he added.-TradeArabia News Service