Azizi Developments doubles down on quality control

Dubai, UAE, 9 December 2019:Azizi Developments, one of the leading developers in the UAE, underlines its commitment to customer centricity and operational excellenceby investing AED 40 million in its quality control (QC) and quality assurance (QC) department, doubling the headcount, as well as setting in place further plans and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

A customer-focused company, Azizi Developments assigneddedicated quality engineers in itsdesign and construction departments to ensure world-class standards in the development and delivery of its projects.

Mohammed Ragheb, Executive Director- Engineering Division at Azizi Developments, said: “We follow the mantra of ‘quality means doing it right when no one is looking’. Quality doesn’t just happen – it is the result of dedication, sincere effort, attention to detail and skillful execution. It is a matter of ensuring that we keep our promise, which entails handing over our units in time and without default, seamlessly and in line with – or beyond – what is expected. We have a lot of pride in what we do; in our constant pursuit of excellence, we strive to continuously identify ways in which we can enhance our quality standards. We aim to contribute to Dubai’s innovative, quality supply of residential and retail units for generations to come.”

Azizi Developments is taking concrete steps to ensure quality throughout the cycle of purchasing land, designing and engineering, project management and project delivery. It selects reliable contractors and suppliers with proven track records and sources its construction materials carefully to ensure durability, the latest technology and designs, and adherence to agreed timelines and quality standards. For its suppliers, for example, preference is given to European suppliers of kitchen and bathroom fittings. Azizi’s dedicated quality control and assurance department assesses the quality of work performed by contractors and provides corrective actions when and whererequired, ensuring that its partners perform as agreed and deliver on time.

Beyond the usual quality control and assurance mechanisms that Azizi has in place, including stringent, comprehensive guidelines and procedures, frequent and detailed Project Quality Plan (PQP) reviews, bi-weekly site visits and meetings, quality audits, quality management training, set quality control KPIs, and material and methodology inspections, Azizi is implementing several new measures to ensure customer satisfaction. Among these, the developer now plans to invest further in the department by extending its PQM awareness training to its contractors, augmenting the existing NCR trend analysis by focusing more on root-cause analysis, increasing its QA/QC staff for enhancedon-site monitoring and implementing a new and advanced dynamic project quality performance assessment as part of its internal benchmarking.

With ongoing trends related to the digital transformation of quality management (Quality 4.0/Industry 4.0) as a backdrop, Azizi Developments is planning to use IBM Amosto enhance itsquality management processes, thereby giving the developer a competitive edge in the construction business.

With its customers’ best interest at the forefront of itsoperations, Azizi follows industry best practices and contemporary policies and procedures to ensure quality and operational excellence control.

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