At a prestigious awards ceremony, held at the Crowne Plaza in Newcastle, Faithful+Gould accepted the award for its cloud-based performance and learning management system, My Career, developed to manage its people’s continuing education, training and development requirements.
The esteemed award is presented annually to an organisation who has demonstrated and sustained a commitment to employee development. Amongst the entrants, judges looked for a company who has a strategic plan that includes driving performance via professional development, investing time and resources into their employees.
Nick Gray, Managing Director – North+Ireland, said: “The quality and professionalism of Faithful+Gould’s people are what distinguish us from our competitors and bring real value to our clients. Quite simply, they are our most important asset and are fundamental to our success. The continuous challenge for us is to create appropriate and sufficient opportunities for their growth and development, from apprentices right through to the directors of the business. My Career supports and encourages them to fulfil their potential, wherever their interests and aspirations lie.”
My Career includes access to classroom courses, helping people to prepare for professional qualifications; in-house workshops focusing on skills development, such as Faithful+Gould’s Line Management Essentials Programme and Women’s Development Programme; structured training programmes including the incredibly popular Graduate Development Scheme; and, live webinars and e-learning courses, ranging from guidance for first-time line managers to sessions showcasing our leading-edge technical expertise.
Mark Donlan, HR Business Partner, said: “At Faithful+Gould, we pride ourselves on offering fulfilling careers, making it a place where all employees can reach their potential. My Career is about getting the best from our people; it puts them in the driving seat in managing their performance and skills, building on their strengths and abilities. It helps everyone understand how they contribute to the bigger picture and supports Faithful+Gould in delivering a quality service to our customers.”
With a reputation for innovation and leadership, Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading project and programme management consultancies. Its success is built on hiring and developing the very best talent within the construction industry.
With offices across the globe, Faithful+Gould works on some of the most demanding and significant construction challenges in the world’s built environment, giving all employees the opportunity to strengthen their skills, knowledge and abilities across a diverse range of sectors and services.
Recent examples include Northern Spire, the biggest civil engineering project in the North East, and Hinkley Point C, the first in a new generation of nuclear power stations.
If you are interested in a long and rewarding career with Faithful+Gould, please visit our careers page.