PM Expert Company will participate in the creation of a project management system in RusSEZ
August 7, 2013 PM Expert Company, a member of ARMADA Group (MICEX-RTS: ARMD), won the open competition of JSC "Special Economic Zones" (JSC "SEZ") for the right to sign the contract for the provision of a service-engineering services under the standard A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). The contract value will be 12 million rubles. The corresponding contract was signed on Friday, August 16.
According to the terms of the contract, PM Expert will provide services of project management rapid audit, designing and implementation of project management methodology and project management support for the development of special economic zones (SEZs) which are the members of the federal network of SEZ and under the management of JSC "SEZ". Completion date of the contract is November 2013.
As a part of project management support, PM Expert professionals will perform the work on the development of the calendar-network project models, management plans and projects execution in 17 special economic zones. "Winning the competition and the opportunity to participate in large-scale and national priority projects such as the development of special economic zones is a sign of appreciation of our company’s professionalism, – commented Alexander Kutuzov, CEO of PM Expert. - This is not the first project on a national scale, which PM Expert is involved in, and we are confident that our company’s unique long-term experience in managing major projects and programs will help to increase the effectiveness of SEZ-related projects.
The purpose of SEZ is the formation of centers of economic growth through the creation of infrastructure and attracting foreign direct investment as well as the advanced technologies in our country's economy, - said the head of RusSEZ Michael Trushko. - The number of RusSEZs and management bodies is growing every year. Creating the Project Office and the switching to project management methods is a part of the global strategy of RusSEZ. The use of the advanced project management technology will enable us to improve the effectiveness of time and risk management and improve the system of monitoring and control over production processes in RusSEZ, as well as to improve the quality of business administration."
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RusSEZ - a national network of special economic zones managed by JSC "SEZ" and of its sole shareholder is the state. The project is implemented under the auspices of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation. JSC "SEZ" was created in 2006.
Out of 17 SEZs under the management of JSC "SEZ", 6 specialize in the development of industrial production, 5 on technological innovations, 4 on the development of tourism and recreation business, 2 on the development of port and logistics and transportation hubs.
The special economic zone of Russia attracts more than 336 investors from 24 countries. Among them there are multinational giants such as 3M, General Motors, Armstrong, Yokohama, Itochu, Air Liquide, Bekaert, Rockwool, Novartis, Nokia Siemens Networks and others. Volume of investments claimed by residents exceeded 393 billion rubles.
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