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30th November 2016

NuGen launches first ever company membership scheme with Nuclear Institute

NuGen has announced a partnership with the Nuclear Institute (NI) to launch a company membership scheme.

The NuGen and NI teams at the signing. L-R: John McNamara, (Head of Corporate Communications at NuGen) Amanda McMillan (NI) Andy McIvor (NI) Mercia Woest (NuGen’s contact for the Young Generation Network) Camilla Duncan (NuGen’s contact for Women in Nuclear) and John Male (NuGen’s Head of Training and Qualifications and main interface with the NI)

The partnership will open an agreement with the NI, where NuGen employees will join as associate members and will have access to the full range of member benefits. NuGen will also support staff who want to work towards attaining full professional membership of the institute.

NuGen CEO, Tom Samson, welcomed the announcement which was made during a Business Briefing at the company’s Manchester offices. Tom said: “NuGen is a growing nuclear company - developing a nuclear culture and a highly skilled organisation is an extremely important part of that journey.

“Membership of the NI is a fantastic resource, offering NuGen staff access to training and networking opportunities to enhance their knowledge, develop their skills and their career.”

To underline NuGen’s commitment to its new relationship with the Nuclear Institute, the company has been announced as main sponsor of the UK Women in Nuclear (WiN)- Conference, being held in London in February 2017, where CEO Tom Samson will be a headline speaker. NuGen’s recruitment drive at its Manchester city centre offices and in West Cumbria has been bucking the nuclear trend with 43% of staff female - and an emphasis on younger graduates entering the industry for the first time.

L-R: CEO of The Nuclear Institute, Alastair Laird, with NuGen CEO, Tom Samson, signing the agreement to launch the company membership scheme.

CEO of The Nuclear Institute, Alastair Laird, said: “NuGen continues to set high standards and be innovative in their thinking. We are thrilled to be partnering with such a dynamic company setting a high bar for professionalism across all staff working on their new nuclear build development at Moorside.”

 

 

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