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Technical Services Sector

Cost Engineering Directorate

Special rule in estimating the value of the infrastructure and buildings projects for the ministry and other ministries, issue and award the projects as per the rules and laws of the Kingdom of Bahrain. a general monitoring on the financial performance and auditing the cost estimate of the project and great services locally in prequalification’s for the contractors who participated in the ministry projects

ENG. WEDAD MANSOUR NEAMA

Cost Engineering Director
(Until May 2018)

17545811

17545811

17155411

17155411

Cost Engineering Directorate

Special rule in estimating the value of the infrastructure and buildings projects for the ministry and other ministries, issue and award the projects as per the rules and laws of the Kingdom of Bahrain. a general monitoring on the financial performance and auditing the cost estimate of the project and great services locally in prequalification’s for the contractors who participated in the ministry projects

ENG. WEDAD MANSOUR NEAMA

Cost Engineering Director
(Until May 2018)

17545811

17545811

17155411

17155411

The Cost Engineering Directorate is under the Technical Services Sector in the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning. The Directorate is responsible for the cost estimating of all infrastructure and building projects for the Kingdom, the issuing and the awarding of these projects in accordance with the Tender Board’s and Ministry of Finance’s rules and regulations.

The directorate also prepares monthly payments to the contractors and consultants during the progress of projects and settles the final accounts of completed projects. In addition, the Directorate plays a regulatory role in the Kingdom through its administration of the pre-qualification process of companies and contractors, in order to be eligible to submit their bids for projects offered by the Ministry. The responsibilities and functions of the Directorate can be detailed as follows:

Organizational Structure

Materials Engineering Directorate

Strategic approach to assure Quality and Sustainability of Materials and Projects

ENG. SAMEER ABDUL KARIM AFFOUNI

Materials Engineering Director

17545797

17545797

17155440

17155440

sameeraka@works.gov.bh

sameeraka@works.gov.bh

Materials Engineering Directorate

Strategic approach to assure Quality and Sustainability of Materials and Projects

ENG. SAMEER ABDUL KARIM AFFOUNI

Materials Engineering Director

17545797

17545797

17155440

17155440

sameeraka@works.gov.bh

sameeraka@works.gov.bh

The Materials Engineering Directorate (MED) in Works Affairs is responsible for quality assurance of all basic construction materials used in government projects in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The objective of MED services is to have high quality construction projects by ensuring that all materials and their applications in construction works are fully complying with the approved specifications.

Materials Engineering Department performs its functions through laboratory tests of materials and implementation of the quality assurance program for government projects. It also advises on the use of building materials and verifies their suitability in terms of quality, environmental safety, effectiveness and conformity of materials to applicable standards and specifications to ensure the sustainability and resistance meet the expected needs of such buildings and facilities.

In fulfillment to the Ministry’s mission to provide quality public works services, the Directorate ensures that all materials used in buildings, roads as well as sanitary engineering facilities meet or exceed approved project specifications and standards. Another role of the Directorate is to continuously review and modify materials specifications to meet future development demands whilst utilizing local materials in a cost-effective manner.
MED is also undertaking the important role of setting standards, preparing and updating specifications, methods and procedures etc. for the quality assurance of construction works in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

The Directorate performs its numerous functions through contribution from more than 70 scientists, engineers and technologists staffing its three laboratories, geotechnical engineering and consultancy & research services.

Organizational Structure

Information Technology Directorate

Leverage the power of technology by providing creative solutions, responsive services and reliable access to an enabling infrastructure

Mr. HISHAM YOUSIF SATER

Information Technology Director

17545466

17545466

17155466

17155466

hisham@works.gov.bh

hisham@works.gov.bh

Information Technology Directorate

Leverage the power of technology by providing creative solutions, responsive services and reliable access to an enabling infrastructure

Mr. HISHAM YOUSIF SATER

Information Technology Director

17545466

17545466

17155466

17155466

hisham@works.gov.bh

hisham@works.gov.bh

The Information Technology Directorate (ITD) is responsible for providing technical expertise and advice on all IT issues. The Directorate draws up a strategic plan for the Ministry’s information systems based on the current and future requirements of the Ministry and in co-ordination with senior management and various other directorates.

As a cornerstone of the Ministry’s mission of establishing itself at the forefront of technology and expertise, the Directorate essentially ensures the Ministry’s information systems, applications, databases and networks meet stringent local and global specifications, best practices and standards.

Organizational Structure