Nuclear Engineering Services Limited (NES), of Wolverhampton, is delighted to announce that the company has recently gained Corporate Accreditation from the Association of Project Management (APM), for their Project and Programme Management Professional Development programme.
This is a great achievement for NES, demonstrating to customers, suppliers and employees the businesses commitment to the highest standards of project management and professional development.
NES are now only one of 34 companies in the country to hold this prestigious accreditation, and are the first nuclear supply chain member of its size to reach this standard.
Commenting on the accreditation, George Andrews, Program Director and Deputy Managing Director for NES said, “We are proud that our training and development work and the commitment made by NES to promote best practice has been recognised by the APM. We know from working closely with our customers that recognition of our project management expertise is critical in today’s competitive environment – especially in the Nuclear and Defence sectors we service. It also underpins NES’ continuing commitment to developing our project management team and will help NES attract the best Project Managers who are able to recognise the benefits associated with a structured career path aligned to APM competences. For all our project management personnel, NES provide a structured career path and continuous professional development focusing on achieving a chartered Project Manager status. Through the accreditation process we were able to identify and individual and corporate gaps within our programme management structure that our bespoke training and development programmes have filled”.
George went on to comment “Being part of this group provides NES with a national network of project management professionals where best practices and continuous improvement can be discussed to ensure NES remains firmly at the forefront within our chosen markets.”
Chief Executive of APM, Andrew Bragg, said: “The Association for Project Management is proud to award corporate accreditation to NES. Within APM’s professional community, organisations of every type and from every sector have an important role to play in raising the bar of project professionalism. NES typifies good practice in supporting APM’s 5 Dimensions of Professionalism.”
Gaining Corporate Accreditation to the APM is the latest in a series of investments by NES including four new start of the art machining centres for the Wolverhampton manufacturing facility, the development of an Institute of Mechanical Engineering accredited graduate scheme, appointment as a Tier One Board Member of the Nuclear AMRC, becoming the first employee member of the National Skills Academy – Nuclear Manufacturing, and the opening of the NES North West Division in Beckermet.
In order to meet the current and future demands of the markets NES services, the business is always on the lookout for enthusiastic and talented individuals to join their team. Vacancies are regularly posted on the company’s website www.nes-limited.com.