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Women in Nuclear Cumbria Launch

On the 8th of March Sarah Purdham was delighted to be a guest speaker at the launch event of Cumbria WiN. It was a fantastic event where like minded people came together to celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion within the nuclear industry. Other guest speakers included Dorothy Gradden OBE of Sellafield Sited LTD and Alison McDermott, MD Interim Diversity LTD.

http://www.whitehavennews.co.uk/news/VIDEO-Inspirational-women-pledge-to-address-nuclear-gender-balance-a5c5a6a1-de44-41bc-8732-26404eaffdee-ds

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New offering

Prima Uno are pleased to announce a new offering of a Quality Management Consultancy Service with regards to ISO 9001:2015. This covers the implementation, maintenance and auditing of the standard. In addition to this we are pleased to offer support to companies wishing to achieve ISO 44001:2017 Collaborative Business Relationship Management Systems.

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WiN

Women in Nuclear Cumbria to launch on International Women’s Day

Prima Uno were delighted and honoured to have won the BECBC Growing Business of the Year and Managing Director Sarah Purdham won Business Person of the Year Award.

 

Sarah Purdham MD – ‘To win these awards is an absolute honour for myself and Prima Uno.  It is a pat on the back and recognition for all the hard work we have done. 2017 has been the hardest but the most successful of Prima Uno and that is testament to the people that work here.  I would like to wholeheartedly thank my staff and my clients.

Our whole ethos at Prima Uno is be professional, help each other – team work, hard work, trust, caring, honesty, have pride in our work, inspire one another, be professional at all times and care for each other. We flow these values down to our clients.

2018 is expected to be an exciting year for us we are planning to gain accreditation for ISO 44001:2017 for Collaborative Business Relationship Management Systems, we are also hoping to become an Axelos Consulting Partner with P3M3 and become an accredited organisation with APMG for MSP.  We are making inroads into new sectors and offering new services.

We are looking to continue to forge existing relationships and make new business collaborations.’

Prima Uno provide services in the following:

Project Controls

Subject matter experts in Project Controls this is our primary service.  We currently have 31 people in the North West working under NDA, SLC, LLWR procedures. We are also experts in Project Controls and risk management bid management and bid writing.

  • Estimating
  • Cost Engineering
  • Planning
  • Risk Management
  • Project Controls Maturity Assessments
  • Forensic Planning, Delay Analysis and Dispute Resolution
  • Portfolio, Programme and Project Management
  • Business Intelligence and Audit
  • Programme and Project Assurance
  • Project Controls Training
  • Quantity Surveying and Commercial

 

Bid Management and Bid Writing

Prima Uno have been successfully supporting bids and have strength in writing bids for the NDA, Sellafield sites and LLWR.  Our staff are familiar with the systems, policies, procedures and QA requirements for each.  We are therefore familiar with the bid questions and more importantly how to gain maximum score in these areas. We have a combined 20 years of successful bid experience just for the nuclear sector alone.

 

Risk and Value Management 

Proactively managing projects to mitigate risks and hold values

 

We provide leading edge risk and value management services as an integral part of our project delivery process or as a specific service to clients.

 

If you would like any more information about the services we provide please contact Sarah Purdham on 01946 817209 or sarah.purdham@primauno.co.uk

 

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Angie Dean – New Office & QA Manager

Angie Dean joins Prima Uno as our new Cumbrian Office and Quality Assurance Manager.

Prima Uno, the specialist Project Controls, Risk and Forensic Planning, Consultancy (a BECBC member), has announced they have engaged a new manager for the Head office in Cleator Moor Cumbria, as well as supporting all of Prima Uno’s Quality Assurance. Angie will assist the team working on various ventures.

Angie is an experienced Quality Assurance person and has provided advice and support to allow us to attain our ISO Accreditation and with Angie as part of the team, Prima Uno can now offer support to other companies wishing to attain their accreditation either by transitioning from 2008 to 2015 or from scratch. We can also offer assistance with internal audits and management reviews. We are also working towards ISO 44001:2017 Collaborative Business Relationship Management Systems.

Sarah Purdham Managing Director of Prima Uno added ‘Due to the rapid growth of the business in the last few years, it is necessary to move up a gear once more to cater for new clients, projects and long-term frameworks won. Having someone with Angie’s reputation and credentials to assists us further, will enable us to grow sustainably for the future. It is also a great opportunity for our younger members of staff to learn from Angie”.

Prima Uno is currently strengthening its management infrastructure, with new offices and ventures.

Since Prima Uno was established in 2012, its main aim has been to grow the business into a nationally respected specialist consultancy. Alongside this ambition, Sarah Purdham also wanted to set up a ‘Centre of Excellence’ , enabling more people in West Cumbria to become nationally respected Project Control specialists.

Amy and Angie Angie Dean

 

Are you a major company new to the nuclear Industry where Project Control Procedures do not align to client requirements?

Is your company ready to bid for Nuclear Frameworks?

 

Prima Uno:

  • Have developed procedures aligned to the NDA Estate which include current best practice from other industrial sectors.
  • Use and develop industry best practice processes and systems.
  • Recruit only the best staff from all sectors of industry.
  • Train and SQEP their staff in Prima Uno’s project controls procedures, processes and systems.
  • Manage the staff as they work for you.
  • Maintain their development.

 

Prima Uno will help you win by:

  • Working with your Project Control Procedures to develop a compliant / winning bid.
  • Supporting the schedule, estimate and risk build.
  • Input into Project Control sections of the bid.

 

Prima Uno will help you deliver by:

  • Providing the Project Control Procedures in the initial stages of the contract.
  • Developing your team.

 

Prima Uno Can:

  • Carry out an independent review of your Project Control Procedures.
  • Develop and deliver an improvement schedule for your Project Control Procedures.
  • Provide the support needed to maintain compliance.

 

Prima Uno Will:

  • Help you win work.
  • Help you deliver the work successfully.
  • Keep your client happy.

 

If you would like to know more information on how Prima Uno can ensure that you are compliant for major procurements please contact Prima Uno on 01946 817209 www.primauno.co.uk / www.p4m1.co.uk / www.primaunotraining.co.uk

Are you a larger company with deficiencies in your Project Controls Procedures?

Is your company ready to bid for Nuclear Frameworks?

 

Prima Uno:

  • Have developed procedures aligned to the NDA Estate which include current best practice from other industrial sectors.
  • Use and develop industry best practice processes and systems.
  • Recruit only the best staff from all sectors of industry.
  • Train and SQEP their staff in Prima Uno’s project controls procedures, processes and systems.
  • Manage the staff as they work for you.
  • Maintain their development.

 

Prima Uno will help you win by:

  • Providing their own Project Control Procedures, or help you update your Project Control Procedures.
  • Support the schedule, estimate and risk build.
  • Input into Project Control sections of the bid.

 

Prima Uno will help you deliver by:

  • Providing the Project Control Procedures in the initial stages of the contract.
  • Developing your team.

 

Prima Uno Can:

  • Carry out an independent review of your Project Control Procedures.
  • Develop and deliver an improvement schedule for your Project Control Procedures.
  • Provide the support needed to maintain compliance.

 

Prima Uno Will:

  • Help you win work.
  • Help you deliver the work successfully.
  • Keep your client happy.

 

If you would like to know more information on how Prima Uno can ensure that you are compliant for major procurements please contact Prima Uno on 01946 817209

Are you Small SME with little or no project controls people, processes and procedures?

Is your company ready to bid for Nuclear Frameworks?

 

Prima Uno:

  • Have developed procedures aligned to the NDA Estate which include current best practice from other industrial sectors.
  • Use and develop industry best practice processes and systems.
  • Recruit only the best staff from all sectors of industry.
  • Train and SQEP their staff in Prima Uno’s project controls procedures, processes and systems.
  • Manage the staff as they work for you.
  • Maintain their development.

 

Prima Uno will help you win by:

  • Providing the Project Control Procedures to give a compliant bid.
  • Building the schedule, estimate and risk.
  • Writing the Project Controls sections of the bid.

 

Prima Uno will help you deliver by:

  • Providing the Project Control Procedures on a long term service contract.
  • Developing your team.

 

Prima Uno Can:

  • Carry out an independent review of your Project Control Procedures.
  • Develop and deliver an improvement schedule for your Project Control Procedures.
  • Provide the support needed to maintain compliance.

 

Prima Uno Will:

  • Help you win work.
  • Help you deliver the work successfully.
  • Keep your client happy.

 

 

If you would like to know more information on how Prima Uno can ensure that you are compliant for major procurements please contact Prima Uno on 01946 817209 www.primauno.co.uk / www.p4m1.co.uk / www.primaunotraining.co.uk

ISO 9001:2015 – WE’VE PASSED!

Prima Uno are delighted to announce that we have successfully passed the Stage 2 ISO 9001:2015 audit. We have been recommended for certification with no issues identified.

Thank you to all who helped us on our journey!

 

 

WE’VE BEEN SHORTLISTED!

Prima Uno are pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted for 2 awards at the BECBC Business Awards 2017;

– SME of the Year

AND

– Growing Business of the Year

Take a further look at all other categories, sponsors and shortlists here!
https://www.becbusinesscluster.co.uk/news/article/shortlists-for-becbc-business-awards-2017-announced