Bilfinger shines with four award nominations at the cHeRries

17/05/2023
Kelly Paddon (Bilfinger)

LEADING engineering and maintenance provider Bilfinger UK is celebrating a quadruple nomination for the cHeRries Awards, which recognises excellence in HR and people management across the UK.

Bilfinger’s Recruitment Team, who have worked tirelessly to attract and retain the best talent, has been nominated for Team of the Year, while the Training and Competency team has been nominated for Learning Development of the Year for their innovative and effective training programs to help our employees develop their skills and advance their careers.

Laura Hardie, Occupational Health and Wellbeing Advisor, and Kelly Paddon, HR Business Partner, have both been nominated for Professional of the Year. In addition, Kelly has also been nominated for HR Local Hero due to her commitment to volunteering, fundraising and supporting good causes in the community.

Laura has played a key role in promoting the health and well-being of the Bilfinger workforce, regardless of location, while Kelly has been a passionate advocate for EDI and driving change within the industry.

Both Kelly and Laura have undergone offshore safety survival training so they can visit the workers on board various assets to ensure they are connecting and engaging with a personal and tailored approach.

Alison Porter, HR Director at Bilfinger UK, said: “Each of these nominations is particularly meaningful as they showcase our commitment to our best asset – our people.

“We believe that our success is rooted in our ability to attract and retain talented and diverse professionals, and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected.

“Huge congratulations to all of our nominees and I wish them the best of luck at the cHeRries Awards Ceremony. We are proud to have such talented professionals on our team!”

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