Industry & Business

Ireland Chapter of PMI Announces Winners of the National Project Awards

 Breaking News
  • Irish Genetics Company Wins €1.8 Million ‘Beyond Food Labelling’ R&D Grant Irish genetics company IdentiGEN has welcomed a €1.8 million research and development award to further strengthen its position as a world leader in DNA technologies within the food industry. IdentiGEN, which is based in Dublin and provides DNA traceability solutions for the meat and seafood sectors, will use the investment to advance food quality and [...]...
  • Retailers Relish Run Up to Christmas as Dunnes Takes Top Spot Dunnes Stores has claimed pole position as Ireland’s leading retailer for the third consecutive period, boasting a market share of 22.4% in the 12 weeks to 2 December 2018.  The latest grocery market figures from Kantar Worldpanel show the retailer registered sales growth of 3.4% on last year. Dunnes held on to top spot despite stiff competition from [...]...
  • TriMedika Secures Four Export Contracts TriMedika has secured four new orders of its innovative non-contact thermometer at Medica 2018, the world’s leading trade fair for the medical industry. The deals in Switzerland, Germany and Austria are the latest for this growing Belfast-based medical devices business. Co-founders Julie Brien, COO, and Dr Roisin Molloy, CEO, have been working closely with Invest Northern [...]...
  • CRU Proposals to Facilitate Greater Integration of Renewable Natural Gas The Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) is supporting the introduction of renewable natural gas to the Irish transmission network with a revision to the Gas Safety Guidelines to incorporate renewable gas injection facilities. In addition, the CRU has commenced a consultation on changes to the gas transmission tariff methodology, which includes proposals to facilitate [...]...
  • Enterprise Ireland and HSE Invite SMEs to Tackle Diabetes in New Challenges A new competition to address health complications that arise as a result of diabetes has been announced by Enterprise Ireland and the HSE through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) initiative. The health and wellness challenges aim to harness innovation and technology to help diabetes patients avoid the development of typical complications associated with the [...]...

Ireland Chapter of PMI Announces Winners of the National Project Awards

Ireland Chapter of PMI Announces Winners of the National Project Awards
November 07
10:10 2017

The Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute (PMI) has announced the winners of the inaugural National Project Awards, sponsored by PwC. Derek Tierney of the Department of Finance won Project Professional of the Year at a gala dinner hosted by principal sponsor PwC. Pramerica scooped Project Management Office of the Year and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland won Private Sector Project of the Year for their National Training Programme for Emergency Medicine.

SME Project of the Year 2017 went to Sonalake for Automation of Fibre to the Premises for enet; and Three Ireland won Project Management for Social Good for its charity partner e-mentoring system. Terence O’Donnell won Distinguished Contribution to Project Management for his career achievements working in the project management education and consulting arenas; and Ervia won Public Sector Project of the Year for its Limerick Gasworks Site Remediation Project.

The National Project Awards recognise and honour individuals, project teams and organisations that have excelled within the project management discipline.

Speaking at the announcement of the winners, President, Ireland Chapter of PMI, Niall Murphy said: “The National Project Awards celebrate the very best of project management across the country. The calibre of entries for our inaugural awards was excellent and reinforces the extraordinary talent there is within the industry. Our judging panel identified the people and teams who are driving best practice in project management. The winners, along with the entrants and finalists, are to be commended for their invaluable work in the management and delivery of innovative projects across the country. A special thank you also to our sponsors for their continued support.”

Darren D’Arcy, PwC Director for Portfolio and Programme Management in Ireland, said: “The calibre of the National Project Awards winners is a testament to the excellence within the project management discipline. Excellent project management skills result in more successful projects, reduce complexity, take out risk, improve outcomes and are critical to maintaining Ireland’s competitiveness. PwC is delighted to host this important event celebrating excellence in project management and the exciting work of the companies, teams, projects and people involved.”

The Ireland Chapter of PMI’s National Project Awards is proudly supported by principal sponsor PwC, along with Aspira, Institute of Public Administration, Progressive Financial Services, and AIB.

Membership of the Ireland Chapter of PMI has grown by 26% in the past 12 months, to over 1,300 members. There are currently over 50,000 employed in project management across Ireland, in sectors such as IT, public sector, construction, pharmaceuticals, professional services, financial services and manufacturing.

For full details on the National Project Awards see projectawards.ie.

Winners of the National Project Awards

  • Project Professional of the Year 2017 – Derek Tierney, Department of Finance
  • Project Management for Social Good 2017 – Three for its charity partner e-mentoring system
  • PMO of the Year 2017 – Pramerica
  • Private Sector Project of the Year 2017 – Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland for National Training Programme for Emergency Medicine
  • Public Sector Project of the Year 2017 – Ervia for Limerick Gasworks Site Remediation Project 
  • SME Project of the Year 2017 – Sonalake for Automation of Fibre to the Premises for enet
  • Distinguished Contribution to Project Management 2017 – Terence O’Donnell

CAPTION:

Pictured with Derek Tierney (centre), Department of Finance, who won Project Professional of the Year at the Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute’s National Project Awards, is President, Ireland Chapter of PMI, Niall Murphy (left) and PwC Director for Portfolio and Programme Management in Ireland, Darren D’Arcy (right).

About Author

admin

admin

Related Articles

New Subscriber





Subscribe Here



Advertisements



















National Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition 2018

NIBRT Springboard Success Stories



Upcoming Events

  • No upcoming events
AEC v1.0.4