Qatar-based Cofely Besix Mannai Facility Management (CBMFM) has been awarded a maintenance contract by Qatar Foundation to provide maintenance support to all its’ ‘Group 2’ entities.
CBMFM will be responsible for maintaining more than 25,000 of Qatar Foundation’s assets, which are spread out over 25 facilities across Qatar, consisting of central plant operations, plant rooms, facilities equipment. The facilities also include the iconic Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) and the Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP).
The initial 5-year contract will require the deployment of a significant number of operational personnel, and the scope of services involves all corrective, reactive and planned preventative maintenance for a variety of assets such as AC units, chillers, energy transfer stations, civil works and project-related activities.
“We are extremely honoured to be awarded the Qatar Foundation contract, and this marks the start of a very exciting new era in our expansion in the region,” commented Robert Cats, country manager of Cofely Besix Mannai Facility Management.
“We look forward to the various challenges ahead, as the contract highlights our specialist technical capability, as well as our ability to deliver first class service,” added Cats.
Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development is a private, non-profit organisation that serves the people of Qatar by supporting and operating programs in three core mission areas: education, science and research, and community development.
It was established in 1995 by His Highness The Father Amir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani. Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser is Qatar Foundation’s chairperson and driving force.
The foundation strives to nurture the future leaders of Qatar. The foundation also contributes to human development nationally, regionally, and internationally.