Harris Pye, the global engineering group, has been awarded their second Gold accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating their commitment to high performance through good people management.
The latest award is to Harris Pye DMCC, the global group’s Dubai base, which is the recipient of the accreditation, just a matter of months after Harris Pye United Kingdom Ltd achieved the same accolade. The Harris Pye Engineering Group is a rapidly expanding global organisation specialising in the provision of repairs, upgrades and conversions to the marine, offshore oil and gas and associated onshore industrial sectors. Operating worldwide on a 24/7 basis, their philosophy is to provide a global service with a focus on supplying top quality products and fast and efficient customer service.
Investors in People is the international standard for people management, defining what it takes to lead, support and manage people effectively to achieve sustainable results. Underpinning the Standard is the Investors in People framework, reflecting the latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to outperform in any industry. Investors in People enables organisations to benchmark against the best in the business on an international scale.
Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “We’d like to congratulate Harris Pye DMCC, Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to success. Harris Pye should be extremely proud of their achievement.”
Commenting on the award, Harris Pye’s Chief Executive Mark Prendergast said: ”Naturally we are delighted to have reached Gold standard in both Dubai and the UK. We are strong believers in the importance of investing in people and nourishing their careers by means of training and continual professional development. The Group currently employs 1800 globally, they are the lifeblood of our organisation, and we owe it to them to encourage them at every stage of their career, whether they have newly joined us as apprentices or graduates or are further advanced in their working life with us. We are IMarEST Marine Partners and actively encourage all our staff to benefit from involvement with this, and other influential professional bodies.”
About Investors in People
Investors in People is the Standard for people management. The international people management Standard defines what it takes to lead, support and manage people well for sustainable results.
With a community of 14,000 organisations across 75 countries, successful accreditation against the Standard is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to sustained success.
Based on a tried and tested framework and a rigorous process of assessment, organisations that meet the Investors in People Standard proudly display their accreditation to the world because they understand that it’s people that make the difference.
Since 1991, the standard has evolved to keep pace with modern practices. The current sixth generation was launched internationally in 2015.
There are four levels of accreditation; Accredited, Silver, Gold and Platinum.
About Harris Pye
The Harris Pye Engineering Group is a rapidly expanding global organisation with active involvement in many key marine, oil and gas, offshore and industrial sectors. Operating worldwide on a 24/7 basis, our emphasis is on cost effective repair, preventative maintenance and conversion work.
Over the past 10 years, the Group has successfully developed a range of services to the offshore oil industry which include in situ repair, upgrade and conversion of rigs, semi-submersibles, trading tankers, FSU, FSO, FPSO and FSRU units. Harris Pye is a multi-cultural global service provider with a focus on supplying top quality products and fast and efficient customer service.