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WEBINAR - Talk on "Government Procurement & Projects Implementation - In Pandemic Context”
Venue: Digital Platform
Date & Time: 24 Feb 2021 (3:00 PM - 5:00 PM) Closed
CPD/PDP: 2
Closing Date Before: 21-Feb-2021 (Subject to change based on availability of seat)
Organised By Special Interest Group - Public Sector Engineers (PSESIG)

SYNOPSIS

On the 25th January 2021 Ministry of Finance (Treasury) issued a document titled "Kaedah Pelaksanaan Perolehan / Project Kerajaan Tahun 2020"(Implementation Procedure for Government Procurement/Project2021). This circular shall remain effective till the 31st December 2021. In trying to combat the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Government of MALAYSIA has implemented some initiatives to revitalize the national economy through a series of strategic action and one of them is in the enhancement of the processes related to Government Procurement and Projects.

In this strategic plan there has been some relaxation in the procedures but at the same time maintaining compliance with the COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines and SOP issued by the authorities. It is through this Treasury Circular that the national economy is hoped to make a bounce back and normalise the economic situation nationwide. The speaker shall expand some of the processes that has been enhanced in the circular that benefits the Engineering fraternity with the hope that attendees will benefit from the exposure and knowledge shared. For Engineering Companies keen to participate in Government Procurement & Projects, this circular shall probably be the gate way.


BIODATA OF SPEAKER

Y.Bhg. First Admiral Dato' Ir. Hj Ahmad Murad Bin Hj Omar (Retired) joined the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) in 1975 and graduated from UTM with a B.E Mechanical in 1982. Whilst in the Navy he pursued his Masters of Science program in Business Engineering Management a twinning UTM/Warwick UK program. After 33 years in RMN serving both in shore establishments and onboard ships he rose to the rank of First Admiral, the highest rank an engineer could achieve at that time.

First Admiral Dato' Ir. Hj Ahmad Murad retired from the RMN early at the age of 49 in 2007 and ventured into the industrial sector as a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Motor Technology Industry Sdn Bhd dealing with micro precision machining and remanufacturing of diesel engines and 3 years later as a chief consultant for a Six Sigma Consultancy company. Late 2010 he joined OMAHAMS Corporation Sdn Bhd till this day. Today OMAHAMS Corp has been awarded a series of Graduate Enhancement training programs, the latest of which is the Penjana KPT-CAP Progarm involving graduate employability.

During all the years of experience, First Admiral Dato’ Ir. Hj Ahmad Murad covered an expanse of experience and knowledge in project management, ship building and repairs. From as early as 1984 he was already involved with the RMN’s Offshore Patrol Vessel (KD MARIKH) project, a 75-meter vessel and later served onboard for three years. In 1990 he was sent to Yarrows Shipyard in Glasgow, Scotland on a one-year exchange program attached to the Royal Navy Type 23 Frigate building program where exposure to shipbuilding techniques of the modern-day technology was evident and learned. Upon his return, he was later appointed to KD LEKIR a German built Corvette for a three-year duty. Outside the Navy, First Admiral Dato’ Ir. Hj Ahmad Murad has enhanced his experience further at the helm of OMAHAMS Corp Sdn Bhd a Bumiputera Marine Service & Supply company involved with the Ship Life Extension Program for KD KASTURI Class vessel, KD PERANTAU complete outfitting retrofitting, repairs of KM BUNGA MAS 5 and KD PERAK just to name a few.

First Admiral Dato’ Ir. Hj Ahmad Murad today is a Fellow of IEM, Fellow of IMarEST, member of SNAME (USA) and ASEAN Eng. He is also a Chartered Engineer and a Chartered Marine Engineer, registered with the UK Engineering Council for the former. Recently IMarEST UK made him an Honorary Vice President for life in recognition of his excellent and outstanding contributions in the maritime industry both local and international.



Limited to 470 participants only (first come basis) and confirmation email will be sent for successful registration latest by 23 February 2021 @ 5.00 PM


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