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Over 1800 dedicated people nationwide
Providing critical infrastructure for the UK
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Richard

Proposals Manager

"The focus is truly on people and their development in order to build a sustainable business and carry it forward into the future."

What attracted you to nmcn?
I saw nmcn as a forward thinking, growing business, that provided opportunity for variety and career progression as far as I am willing to take it.  I also saw the business as being able to offer diversity and variety. The family feel and accessibility to senior team members was also a significant influence on my decision to join the nmcn team.

Please provide a brief overview of your job role/s to date.
I currently work as proposals manager within our building business unit.  My role is extremely varied and covers a wide range of functions, which include project planning, project risk analysis, business development, bid writing and management, client / delivery team link during mobilisation, to name but a few.  I am also involved in our investment business with regard to joint venture opportunities and viability assessments.

How would you describe the culture and working environment at nmcn?  
The working environment within the business is one of focus, determination and professionalism, but with that said, we also have fun during the working day.  We have a strong team within the building business unit, who get on well with each other, but in the right way, are not afraid to challenge one another when required.

What has been your highlight since you started working here?
Being part of the pre-construction team that landed the contract to build the tallest building nmcn have been awarded to date.  17 storey student accommodation scheme in the centre of Sheffield.

Have you had the opportunity to experience other roles within the company?
Due to variety and flexibility within my role, I am fortunate to have the opportunity to get involved in many different activities. Roles and functions.  Also; yes, my current job role is changing with a focus toward development management on behalf of our investment business.

How is nmcn different to other companies?
The focus is truly on people and their development in order to build a sustainable business and carry it forward into the future.

How have you progressed since joining nmcn?
I came to nmcn to carry out a role I had not directly done before.  With the support and assistance of my line manager and wider team, I have developed in to my role with confidence, ability and strength.  Additionally, I have been given further opportunity to grow and develop for the future, with enrolment on the latest ILM level five management course.  The course will give me further skills and abilities to progress my career and handle the new challenges’ that lie ahead.

Would you recommend a career with nmcn?
Quite simply; Yes!

"I have developed in to my role with confidence, ability and strength. Additionally, I have been given further opportunity to grow and develop for the future, with enrolment on the latest ILM level five management course. The course will give me further skills and abilities to progress my career and handle the new challenges’ that lie ahead. "

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