DIRECTORATE OF DEVELOPMENT AND WORKS SERVICES
HAJAH MARLIYANA BINTI HAJI ABDULLAH FUNG
Director of Development and Work Services
Marliyana binti Haji Abdullah Fung was appointed as the Director of
Development and Work Services (DDWS) of the Ministry of Defence on
January 2015. As the Director, her responsibility lies in leading the
organization and convey organizational direction, values, policy and
strategic objectives. She oversees the administration and management of
DDWS and is also responsible for managing and administering Mindef &
RBAF infrastructure development projects.
after graduating, she was enlisted into DDWS, Mindef as an Engineer in
January 1992. She was the project officer for the planning and
implementation of a major project; RBAF Lumut Camp. In her 24 years of
service, she served in several appointments within DDWS, Mindef. Prior
to her appointment as Director, she held the appointment of Assistant
Director for 8 years where she led the DDWS management team and achieved
the certification of ISO 9001 Quality Management System in 2009. She
also led a team for the production of Mindef and RBAF Infrastructure
Guidelines, which was officially launched on 13 June 2013. To add, she
was also a Facilitator of DDWS Kumpulan Kerja Cemerlang (KKC).
was appointed as the Executive Engineer in 2001 for the Head of
Maintenance Work Services Section (now known as the Estate Maintenance
Section), being actively involved with the improvements of RBAF camps
maintenance system and was the Head of DDWS KKC project.
Marliyana attended the Brunei Executive Development Programme in Mindef
in collaboration with Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National
University of Singapore in 2008.
received her secondary and pre-university education at Maktab Sains
Paduka Seri Begawan Sultan. In 1988, she was awarded with a
Government Scholarship to study Civil Engineering at the University of
Leeds, England where she graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering with
Honours in 1991. She is a Chartered Civil Engineer and attained
membership to the Institution of Civil Engineers, UK on December 1998.
She is also a member of Chartered Management Institute, UK since October
has been conferred with State Decorations and Awards which include
Pingat Indah Kerja Baik (P.I.K.B) for work merit, The Most Blessed
Order of Setia Negara Brunei 4th Class (P.S.B) and Long Service Medal
is married to Haji Idris bin Haji Mohd Ali and has one son and two
daughters. She enjoys travelling, cooking,
piloxing, hi-lo toning and spending precious time with family.
Before the Directorate of Development and Works Services (DDWS) was established in 1986, the Directorate was led by two main sections: Garrison Engineer (GE) and Project Liaison Officer (PLO). GE was responsible for maintaining all of RBAF estates, while PLO was responsible not only for planning but implementing new projects as well. After 1986, both sections were merged together to form the Directorate of Development and Work Services (DDWS).
Quality, Sustainable and Smart MINDEF Infrastructure
To Develop High Quality Infrastructure and Optimal Maintenance of Ministry of Defence Estates
DDWS is committed to the above Vision and Mission by providing effective and efficient services to meet the requirements of all customers (internal and external) and stakeholders and to continually improve the effectiveness of its Quality Management System.
Provision of effective service in:
• Management and implementation of MINDEF projects
• Maintenance management of MINDEF Estates
• General administration of DDWS
• Management of budget for DDWS
• Management of research, information technology and system for DDWS
• Managing and implementation of National Development Plan (NDP) and Departmental projects required by MINDEF
• Managing the maintenance of MINDEF estates including buildings and physical infrastructure
DIRECTORATE OF DEVELOPMENT AND WORK SERVICES (DDWS)
The Directorate of Development and Works Services (DDWS) is one of the nine (9) Directorates within the Ministry of Defence under the authority of the Permanent Secretary and is directly under the Deputy Permanent Secretary (Technology and Development). The Directorate is headed by a Director and supported by 2 Assistant Directors.
The Directorate has three sections namely Administration, Finance and Research & IT Section, Development Project Section, and Estate Maintenance Section. The total number of staffs is 165 personnel.
Administration, Finance and Research & IT Section is responsible for managing:
1. General administration and training.
2. Budget, payment and project monitoring & documentation.
3. Research and IT infrastructure & system.
Development Project Section is responsible for:
1. Planning and implementing MINDEF infrastructure projects.
2. Designing and preparing project cost estimates for budget application.
3. Preparing tender documents and contracts.
4. Coordinating and monitoring of projects from inception to completion.
5. Preparing and verifying payments.
Estate Maintenance Section is responsible for:
1. Planning and maintenance of buildings, facilities and mechanical & electrical (M&E) equipments within MINDEF.
2. Providing technical advice and services to MINDEF.
3. Preparing tender documents and contracts, and supervising the projects related to maintenance and term contracts.
4. Providing assistance in MINDEF activities and events.
5. Equipment write-off.
Bureau Veritas Conducts Surveillance Audit on DDWS
The Directorate of Development and Work Services underwent a surveillance audit from 6 November 2019 to 7 November 2019. The audit was conducted by the certification company, Bureau Veritas. Bureau Veritas conducted the audit to grant the ISO 9001:2015 certification to DDWS back in December 2017. The audit was carried out first with the Management Representative and Top Management / Quality Management System of DDWS, before moving on to the Development Project Section, and Research and IT Unit. Over the two-day audit, the auditors also visited the Estate Maintenance Sections in Bangar Camp, Rimba Air Base, Tutong Camp, and Defence Academy, before holding a closing meeting on 7 November 2019.
POLITEKNIK BRUNEI STUDY VISIT TO SHHBIDSS, RBAF MUSEUM AND MRS
A total of twenty-seven (27) students undertaking a Diploma in Interior Design and their three (3) lecturers from the School of Science and Engineering from Politeknik Brunei performed a study visit to the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies (SHHBIDSS), Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Museum and Medical Reception Station (MRS) in the Bolkiah Garrison on the 1st October 2019. This visit is part of the Directorate of Development and Work Services’ cooperative efforts to provide learning experiences for the higher learning institutions in the country.
The study group was welcomed by the Director of SHHBIDSS, Muhd Shahrul Nizzam bin Umar, and DDWS Architect, Pg Jefri bin Pg Tajuddin, conducted the tour to present the green sustainable design concept of the Institute. The study group also visited the Royal Brunei Armed Forces Museum to observe the interior design and exhibits. The final location of the study visit was the Medical Reception Station where the industrial architect gave a briefing on the conceptual design of the new MRS Bolkiah, and how it evolved into the finished project. The group was met by the Chief Medical Officer, Col (Dr) Hj Awang Md Hafizul bin Hj Awang Hassan, at the end of their visit.
DDWS FAMILY DAY
MUARA, Friday, 6th September 2019 – The Directorate of Development and Work Services held their inaugural DDWS Family Day this afternoon at Muara Beach. The families of all the officers and staff of the Directorate were invited, culminating in an attendance of over 100 people. The event was a good opportunity to foster closer relationships between colleagues, allowing them to get to know each other and their families better. Games such as Guess the Weight, Catch the Dragon’s Tail, a mini tug-of-war tournament, a colouring contest, a mini-treasure hunt based on general DDWS knowledge, and a relay race involving coconut bowling, sorting sweets by colour and frog-jumping, were organized to entertain the children and encourage all participants to have fun and enjoy their precious time with their colleagues, friends and family. The event ended with the presentation of prizes for the games and a group photo to commemorate the occasion.
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT VISIT TO DDWS, MINDEF HQ
Members of the Public Works Department (PWD), Ministry of Development made a work visit to the Directorate of Development and Work Services (DDWS) on the 9th of July 2019.
Upon arrival, the Director of Development and Work Services, Hjh Marliyana binti Hj Abdullah Fung, and Assistant Director 2, Dk Roselawati binti Pg Hj Halus, welcomed the twenty-two (22) visitors from all four (4) district branches, headed by the ex-Acting Director of Building Services, Hjh Mastura binti Hj Sulaiman, and Acting Director of Building Services, Hj Awang Azahar bin Hj Awang Adenan.
In her welcoming speech, the Director of Development and Work Services explained the concept and advantages of integrated Facility Management (FM) contracts which DDWS is currently in the process of implementing across all Ministry of Defence and Royal Brunei Armed Forces estates. The work visit was conducted so the visitors may study DDWS’ management system and the techniques implemented by the Facility Management system in Bolkiah Garrison.
The agenda ended with a visit to the FM Bolkiah office.
DDWS CELEBRATES HARI RAYA WHILE HONOURING PERSONNEL
On the 21st of June 2019, the Directorate of Development and Works Services celebrated Hari Raya Aidilfitri as a department at a hotel in Beribi. Hosted by the Estate Maintenance Sections of Penanjong Garrison and Muara Naval Base, the event allowed the members of the Directorate to come together and celebrate the month of Syawal. The event also commemorated the retirement of five (5) of our officers, Executive Engineer (Mechanical & Electrical) Abdul Shaib bin Hj Abdul Mumin, Engineer, Mohd Sofian bin Morni, Quantity Surveyor, John Wong Chi Ming, Electrician Grade 1, Md Idris bin Hj Nordin and Electrician, Goh Tee Hock.
The Directorate also used the opportunity to award the Excellent Employee Award to Project Officer, Nor A’uyun binti Hj Talib in Division II, Chief Technical Assistant, Dyg Hjh Noorzailahwathy binti Hj Lakim in Division III and Assistant Clerk, Hjh Rokiah binti Hj Matdaud in Division IV. This award is bestowed upon those whom the Directorate recognizes as highly dedicated to their work, which shows in the quality of their product and efficacy of their solutions.
DDWS STUDENTS WIN BEST CONCEPT
Three (3) Directorate of Development and Work Services officers were invited to Politeknik Brunei’s Architecture & Interior Design Exhibition on the 27th of April 2019 in the Airport Mall Atrium.
Architects, Pg Jefri bin Pg Tajuddin and Pg Nur Diyanah binti Pg Anak Hj Damit Baharuddin, and Senior Draftsman, Hjh Mas Suryana binti Mohammed Don mentored three (3) students of Architecture and Interior Design from Politeknik Brunei for three (3) months. During the exhibition, the officers were presented with certificates of appreciation for mentoring the students for their final year project. One of the students, Abdul Afiq ‘Izzuddin bin Hj Mardini, also won the prize for Best Concept, for his project to renovate a house in Jalan Maulana, Kuala Belait, into an Islamic Daycare.
This is part of the Directorate’s initiative that invites students to approach the Directorate to learn the skills of the trade, allowing the Directorate of Development and Work Services to act as a learning hub and partner with higher education institutions in Brunei Darussalam.
DDWS BIDS FAREWELL TO THREE (3) VALUED OFFICERS
The Directorate of Development and Works Services held an appreciation and farewell breakfast on Saturday, the 27th April 2019 to commemorate the retirement of three (3) of our valued officers. Executive Engineer (Mechanical & Electrical) Abdul Shaib bin Hj Abdul Mumin, Engineer, Mohd Sofian bin Morni and Quantity Surveyor, John Wong Chi Ming, retired early this year. As a token of appreciation and to send them off right, the Directorate pooled to present crystal plaques to the officers during their appreciation breakfast held at Seasons Restaurant, to thank them for their years of service. The Directorate wishes these officers luck with their future endeavours.
5th DDWS TEN PIN BOWLING TOURNAMENT 2019
The Directorate of Development and Work Services held their 5th DDWS Ten Pin Bowling Tournament on the 1st of March 2019. The two-day event was held at the Utama iBowl during the Friday afternoon MinDef sports sessions of the 1st of March 2019 and the 8th of March 2019. A total of 114 players spread over 17 teams – the highest turnout since the inaugural event in 2010. The last DDWS Ten Pin Bowling Tournament was held in 2017, hosted by the Estate Maintenance Section (EMS) Bolkiah.
The event brought together DDWS staff members stationed all over Brunei, from Lumut to Temburong, helping to foster a closer relationship among these colleagues that were regularly posted so far from each other. It provided an avenue of healthy competition as participants took to the lanes to practice before the tournament.
The tournament also provided an avenue of creativity as teams sought to win the prize for Best Dressed Team, which was ultimately won by the team, 7 Wonders. The prize for New Fashion Breakthrough was awarded to the team, Spinning Queens. The prize for Best Male Player was awarded to Ak Hj Khairus Syahidin bin Pg Hj Sasufidin while the prize for Best Female Player was awarded to Nur Hafidah bte Hj Mohd Said. The event culminated with the team, DA Strikers, walking home with the grand prize as the winning team for the 5th DDWS Ten Pin Bowling Tournament 2019.
DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL AVIATION VISIT TO DDWS HQ
The Department of Civil Aviation visited the Directorate of Development and Work Services on the 4th of March 2019.
The visitors were interested in studying the Directorate’s management system and techniques of the Facilities Management System currently being implemented in the Bolkiah Garrison. The nine (9) visitors, led by Executive Engineer, Pg Roslan Pg Haji Badaruddin, were greeted by Dk Roselawati binti Pg Hj Halus, the Assistant Director 2 of the Directorate who heads the Estate Maintenance Section.
BRUNEI POLYTECHNIC STUDY VISIT TO DEFENCE ACADEMY
Students undertaking their second year of study for a Diploma in Architecture conducted a study visit to the Defence Academy in Kg Tanah on the 24th of January 2019.
The students were interested in studying the design aspects of architecture at the Defence Academy and the RBAF Museum. The twenty (20) students, one (1) lecturer and three (3) Directorate of Development and Work Services (DDWS) attachment students visited the Parade Square, Surau, Ceremonial Hall, Auditorium, Library, Mess, Lecture Hall, Headquarters and Basic Obstacle Course of the Defence Academy. The visit was led by architect Pg Jefri bin Pg Tajuddin, who works with the Development Project Section in the Directorate of Development and Work Services. Also present was the OC Admin of the Defence Academy, 659 Major Hj Mohd Amin bin Awg Hj Mahmud.
ROYAL BRUNEI POLICE FORCE & DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENT VISIT DEFENCE ACADEMY
Ten (10) personnel from the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) and fifteen (15) personnel from the Department of Development (DoD), Public Works Department (PWD), Ministry of Development (MoD), visited the Defence Academy in Kg Tanah Jambu on the 15th of November 2018.
The visitors were interested in studying the Defence Academy as a model for a proposed new Police Academy for recruits and officers. They visited the Parade Square, Ceremonial Hall, Auditorium, Library, Mess, Accommodation Block, Lecture Hall, Headquarters and Basic Obstacle Course of the Defence Academy. The visit was led by Dyg Sabrina binti Hamidon, Assistant Director 1 of the Development Project Section in the Directorate of Development and Work Services. Also present was the OC Admin of the Defence Academy, 659 Major Hj Mohd Amin bin Awg Hj Mahmud.
BRUNEI POLYTECHNIC STUDY VISIT TO DEFENCE ACADEMY AND ROYAL BRUNEI ARMED FORCES MUSEUM
Students undertaking their final year of study for a Diploma in Architecture and a Diploma in Interior Design conducted a study visit the Defence Academy in Kg Tanah Jambu and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Museum in Bolkiah Garrison on the 8th of October 2018.
The students were interested in studying the design aspects of architecture and interior design at the Defence Academy and the RBAF Museum. The forty-six (46) students and two (2) lecturers visited the Parade Square, Ceremonial Hall, Auditorium, Library, Mess, Accommodation Block, Lecture Hall and Headquarters of the Defence Academy, before making their way to Bolkiah Garrison to visit the RBAF Museum. The visit was led by architect Pg Jefri bin Pg Tajuddin, who works with the Development Project Section in the Directorate of Development and Work Services. Also present was the OC Admin of the Defence Academy, 659 Major Hj Mohd Amin bin Awg Hj Mahmud.
DDWS ISO 9001 QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM CERTIFICATION
The first certification of ISO 9001:2008 Standard Quality Management System was achieved by DDWS as early as 2009. The certification is awarded based on the management and implementation of MinDef projects, maintenance management of MinDef Estates, general administration and management of budget for DDWS. This multi-site certification applies to the DDWS HQ, Development Project Section, Estate Maintenance Section and its branches, as well as the Administration and Finance Section.
Meanwhile, the new certification of ISO 9001:2015 has just awarded in December 2017. This is based on the overall audit process and the outcome of the certification audit which concluded that DDWS has satisfactorily implemented standard requirements of ISO 9001:2015 and adopted process approach and risk based thinking in its quality management system. DDWS has established and maintained its management system in line with the requirements of the standard(s) and demonstrated the ability of the system to achieve requirements for products and/or services within the scope and the organization’s policy and objectives. The scope of certification includes: management of MinDef Infrastructure development projects; maintenance management of MinDef Estates; general administration of DDWS; management of budget for DDWS; and management of research, information technology and system for DDWS.
• How to get a copy of the tender/quotation document?
Tender document can be collected at the following address:
Lobby Ground Floor
Bangunan Arkib Pertahanan
Bolkiah Garrison BB3510
Quotation document can be downloaded from Ministry of Defence Website:
http://www.mindef.gov.bn click on [Tender & Quotation]
under DDWS click on DDWS Quotation
• How to participate? Tenders are open to contractors registered with the Ministry of Development.
• How to get info? Tender information will be published on the MinDef website,
Pelita Brunei and DDWS office.
Directorate of Development and Work Services
Ministry of Defence
Bolkiah Garrison BB3510
Negara Brunei Darussalam
Tel No: 2386383 (Helpline)
Fax No: 2382156
Estate Maintenance Section branches Hotline:
Bolkiah……………..2382790 / 2382785 / 2380567
Defence Academy.........2367259 ext 26259