Construction Industry Transformation Programme on track to reach KPIs and outcomes

96.5% of Current CITP Targets Achieved through National Blue Ocean Strategy

Kuala Lumpur, 12 October 2017: The Construction Industry Transformation Programme (CITP) 2016 – 2020, a comprehensive plan to transform the construction industry into a modern, highly productive and sustainable sector, is set to fully achieve its key performance indicators (KPIs) and outcomes through strategic collaboration with the industry’s key stakeholders including the Ministry of Works (MoW), Public Works Department, Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government, the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) Malaysia, as well as private industry players.

This approach is in line with the National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS), whereby agencies and organisations collaborate and leverage on each other’s strength and resources in order to achieve common objectives. In fact, the industry has achieved 96.5% of the second quarter 2017 KPI target.

“The construction industry plays a catalytic role in the growth of the Malaysian economy, and the CITP is the blueprint for the industry to become a safer, more modern, productive and sustainable sector. We are pleased that the industry is on the right track to reach the KPIs and outcomes set for year 2020. Looking at CITP’s progress from January 2016 until June 2017, we have achieved the Green (Way To Go) score of 96.5% of KPIs achieved,” said Dato’ Sri Haji Fadillah Haji Yusof, the Minister of Works after chairing the CITP Ministerial Committee (CITP-MC) meeting.

The current progress number is calculated by averaging the current target weightages of all 117 KPIs until June 2017. With the overall 2020 target set at 100%, the current target set for June 2017 is 29.93%, of which 28.87% has been achieved. This translates into 96.5% of KPIs set for June 2017 having been achieved. Out of the 117 KPIs, 88 KPIs are Green (Way To Go), achieving 90% or more, and 10 KPIs are Yellow (Can Do Better), achieving between 60–90%. Presently, no KPIs are Red (Hurry Up) or below 60% of the current target.

“Since the start of the implementation of the CITP in 2016, progress by each Strategic Thrust has been very promising so far. All four Thrusts have also achieved progress in Green (Way To Go) until June 2017, recording scores of between 95% and 99%,” said Dato’ Ir. Ahmad ‘Asri bin Abdul Hamid, Chief Executive of CIDB Malaysia.

“In line with CITP’s tagline of ‘Driving Construction Excellence Together’, we recognise that effective collaboration among industry stakeholders in both the public and private sectors are crucial in implementing CITP programmes and achieving target outcomes set for 2020,” he added.

An agency under the MoW, the CIDB is the lead agency supporting the implementation of the CITP in collaboration with key public and private players within the construction industry.

Until June 2017, some of the notable achievements under the CITP Strategic Thrusts include:

Strategic Thrust
1. Quality, Safety & Professionalism
Quality: 63% of 449 projects assessed achieved Quality Assessment System in Construction (QLASSIC) score of 70%
Safety: 824 Safety & Health Officers and 1,350 Site Safety Supervisors trained
Professionalism: 43 Facility Management Contractors registered under F01 and F02
Current Thrust Progress: 96%

2. Environmental Sustainability
Sustainable Infrastructure Rating Tool: 2 infrastructure pilot projects had been assessed using Civil
Engineering Environmental Quality Assessment and Award Scheme (CEEQUAL) to test the viability of CEEQUAL in Malaysia
MyCREST: 30 Malaysian Carbon Reduction and Environmental Sustainability Tool (MyCREST) assessors have been certified; 27 are from the public sector and 3 are from the private sector
R&D in Sustainability: 3 MoUs have been signed with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) to conduct and promote R&D in sustainability practices
Current Thrust Progress: 95%

3. Productivity
Training: 100,348 construction personnel trained and certified (3 categories of skill, supervisory & management and Continuing Professional Development training)
Accreditation: Amended Schedule 3 of Act 520 on accreditation of skilled workers has been gazetted
IBS: 46 new Industrialised Building System (IBS) manufacturers registered since 2016
BIM Training: 800 Building Information Modelling (BIM) personnel trained via MyBIM Centre & BIM Satellites
N3C Portal: National Construction Cost Centre (N3C) Portal completed with 8000 users registered and 40 prototype cost models developed covering 8 categories of building and infrastructure
NCIIC Portal: Project manager and vendor has been appointed to develop the National Construction Industry Information Centre (NCIIC) Portal with 16 head of contents
Bumiputera FM Contractors: 321 Bumiputera contractors has been trained for Facility Management (FM)
Current Thrust Progress: 96%

4. Internationalisation
MSCESSM: 80% progress in converting Malaysian Civil Engineering Standard Method of Measurement (MyCESMM) to a Malaysian Standard (MSCESMM)
Verification Officers: 87/50 material verification officers trained and accredited based on category and products
Overseas Projects: RM 2.7 / RM 2.0 billion won through 79 overseas projects
Financing Study: 85% completion of Study on Strengthening Access to Financing for Malaysian Champions Going Abroad
Current Thrust Progress: 99%

“CIDB looks forward to more effective collaboration with our strategic partners from both the public and private sectors to achieve the transformation goals for the construction industry. With the partnership from key government ministries and agencies and from the private sector, we are confident that the construction industry will be a key part of the country’s National Transformation Agenda,” said Dato’ Ir. Ahmad ‘Asri bin Abdul Hamid.

The CITP-MC was convened to review the progress of the CITP targets from January 2016 until June 2017 (Q2 2017). The committee is responsible for steering the overall success of the CITP, reporting to the top of the CITP governance structure chaired by the Prime Minister. The Minister of Works serves as the chair of CITP-MC.

The Construction Industry Transformation Programme (CITP) 2016-2020 was launched on 10 September 2015 by the Prime Minster of Malaysia, Dato’ Seri Haji Mohd Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak. The five-year programme is Malaysia’s national agenda with the primary objective of transforming the construction sector towards becoming one that is highly productive, environmentally sustainable, on par with globally competitive players and one that prioritises safety and quality standards.

For more information, please visit www.cidb.gov.my or http://www.citp.my

About CIDB
The Construction Industry Development Board was established under the Construction Industry Development Act (Act 520) to develop the Capacity and Capability of the Construction Industry through Enhancement of Quality and Productivity by Placing Great Emphasis on Professionalism, Innovation and Knowledge in the Endeavour to Improve the Quality of Life.

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