Tasks of the Danish Ministry of Defence Estate Agency
The Danish Ministry of Defence Estate Agency (MDEA) is an agency under the Ministry of Defence. The main office of the MDEA is located in Hjørring in Northern Jutland. The task of the MDEA is to take care of the operation of the Ministry of Defence’s properties and areas. This includes facility management, construction projects, maintenance, environmental and energy tasks and nature preservation. Most of these tasks are executed by external suppliers.
The objective of the MDEA is to support the operational units of the Danish Armed Forces, in order for them to stay focused on their military tasks. It is MDEA responsibility to ensure that day-to-day activities run smoothly. Service is a key concern for MDEA activities and personnel.
The MDEA has approx 750 employees and is present at army barracks, air bases and naval bases all over Denmark. The local presence handles and supports all practical tasks for customers locally. Overall planning, controlling and larger projects are normally handled by MDEA main office in Hjørring where the leadership and administration of the MDEA are situated.
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