Mitie awarded £155m deal to provide services to UK Armed Forces in Gibraltar

Mitie has already been awarded the initial of a fresh suite of agreements to provide key solutions for the UK MILITARY on abroad Ministry of Defence (MOD) bases.

Awarded by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), the contract that is valued at £155 million, will dsicover Mitie providing maintenance function, repairs, servicing, and difficult facilities administration to the MOD’s estate in Gibraltar.

The agreement is for a short amount of seven years and can come into support in the autumn. It really is likely to directly sustain around 200 jobs in Gibraltar.

This is actually the first contract to end up being awarded under DIO’s new Overseas Primary Contracts (OPC) programme, that may also see further agreements come into pressure at Defence sites which includes Cyprus, Germany, the Falkland Ascension and Islands Island.

The brand new contracts have already been developed considering recommendations for enhancements to the present arrangements and can mean an improved service for military staff based overseas.

Greater alignment to current industry requirements will mean improved collaboration between DIO and its own suppliers and invite for providers to be much better tailored to certain requirements of specific websites. A new, integrated software program will enable info to be shared better.

The contracts have already been designed to advertise more efficient procedures and the quicker shipping of high quantity, lower value functions, ensuring increased affordability. Overall performance targets will encourage a higher standard of maintenance and reduce the dependence on repeat visits.

DIO’s Chief Working Officer David Brewer stated:  “DIO is focused on supporting people over the Armed Forces who be determined by us to supply facilities and essential solutions which permit them to work securely and safely.

“This marks a significant milestone in the OPC program, because the first of the brand new agreements will be awarded in Gibraltar. This new agreement builds on the successes of present hard facilities management plans while dealing with board tips for additional providers and improvements, that will improve the standard of living for folks in Gibraltar. We anticipate operating with Mitie to provide for our MILITARY abroad.”

Brian Talbot, Managing Director, Central Authorities & Defence, Mitie, mentioned:  “As proud supporters of the British MILITARY, we are usually delighted to possess been awarded the brand new Overseas Prime Agreement for Gibraltar by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation. By giving these vital solutions, delivered by our excellent co-workers and underpinned by our industry-leading technology, we anticipate working with the MILITARY located in Gibraltar and helping the clean delivery of functions on web site.”

Another OPC contract to become awarded will undoubtedly be for hard facilities administration in Cyprus in earlier 2023.

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