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Prima Uno Set to Work With AECOM

1Prima Uno Planning & Programming Ltd, a Britain’s Energy Coast Business Cluster (BECBC) member is set to work with AECOM to provide project controls and specialist associated services.

Prima Uno specialise in project planning, forensic planning, programme audit and interrogation, programme benchmarking, project recovery, dispute resolution and other associated specialist services to public and private sector clients in the UK.

Sarah Purdham, Managing Director of Prima Uno Planning & Programming Ltd, explains that:

“Entering a contract with AECOM is excellent news for the company. It allows us to build upon our extensive portfolio and provides further evidence of our continued commitment to provide our clients with an exceptional programme and project controls service. We are delighted that AECOM are supporting a local Cumbrian SME. This contract enables us to upskill our work force and apprentices throughout the UK and in Cumbria.

About AECOM
AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. The firm’s global staff — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serves clients in over 150 countries around the world. AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, had revenue of approximately $19 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2015. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

Gen2 and Prima Uno Pair up in Project Controls Training Partnership

Cumbrian based training provider, Gen2, and Project Control specialists, Prima Uno, are delighted to announce the launch of a new apprenticeship programme in Project Controls. The first apprentices are set to begin their programme later this year, where they will cover topics such as planning, cost and commercial management- just some of the critical skills needed to deliver projects.

 Delivered in partnership by industry professionals from Prima Uno and Gen2, apprentices will complete their training over 42 months as part of the nationally-recognised ECITB Advanced Apprenticeship framework. The Project Controls Apprenticeship will also contain specialised modules built in conjunction with Prima Uno’s specialist training material.

 In addition to these apprenticeships, bespoke short courses will be available to upskill existing staff of local employers who work in Project Controls & Project Planning. This will help enhance the skills of local Cumbrian practitioners ahead of the Nuclear New Build which is set to bring a huge boost to the local economy. Non-nuclear companies can also take advantage of these apprenticeships and the commercial training workshops.

 Sarah Purdham, Managing Director of Prima Uno added: “We are delighted to be working in collaboration with Gen 2 in bringing an excellent new training package and qualification to Cumbria. Our expert consultants will be delivering the training and ensuring the students competency over the duration of the course. This is an excellent opportunity for young Cumbrians to gain specialist skills and provide them with excellent career opportunities “.

 The Project Controls apprentices are also joined by a record number of apprentices across all Gen2 centres in Carlisle, Workington and Lillyhall with a total of 350 apprentices starting their full-time apprenticeships during September and an anticipated 500 apprentices by August 2016.

Anyone wishing to find out more about apprenticeships in Project Controls or other professions throughout the rest of Cumbria can visit www.gen2.ac.uk or call 01900 701305.collaboration

Prima Uno Launches New Company!

Prima Uno has launched a new company that specialises in bespoke project controls and project planning training courses.

They will be providing training in the following:

  • Introduction to Project Planning
  • Introduction to Project Controls
  • Nuclear Project Controls Procedure Training
  • Introduction to Earned Value Management
  • Critical Path Analysis
  • Procurement
  • Design & the Design Process
  • Introduction to Governance
  • Introduction to Change Control/Trending
  • Introduction to Estimating
  • Introduction to Cost Management
  • Introduction to Commercial/Contract Management
  • Reporting Programme Board Reporting
  • Risk, Opportunities, Exclusions, Contingency in a project environment
  • Quality
  • Industry Best Practice
  • NEC 3 Form of Contract

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Sarah Purdham Prima Uno’s MD Speaks out in the Sellafield Ltd Magazine – August 2015 Issue 1

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Prima Uno Enters into Partnership With M + W Group

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Prima Uno Planning & Programming Ltd, a member of Britain’s Energy Coast Business Cluster (BECBC) has been appointed by leading global design, engineering and construction company, M+W Group to provide project controls and specialist associated services in Lancashire and Surrey.

Prima Uno specialise in project planning, forensic planning, programme audit and interrogation, programme benchmarking, project recovery,  dispute resolution and other associated specialist services to public and private sector clients in the UK.

Sarah Purdham, Managing Director of Prima Uno Planning & Programming Ltd, explains that:

“Entering a contract with M+W Group is fantastic news for the company. It allows us to build upon our extensive portfolio and provides further evidence of our continued commitment to provide our clients with an exceptional programme and project controls service. We will be assisting with two business streams, nuclear and pharmaceutical. M+W Group has a strong SME and Socio Economics agenda and by investing in a local Cumbrian SME highlights how they carry out these policies.  These contracts enables us to upskill our work force and apprentices throughout Cumbria and the rest of the UK.

 

2015 Busiest Year for Prima Uno!

Prima Uno is nearing their third anniversary in September and this year has been the busiest with new clients, employees & projects growing nearly 200% since last July.  Big announcements, collaborations and projects are on horizon for  the team at Phoenix Court.  A new specialist lab and an office refurbishment is currently underway to cope with the growth.  Please keep an eye out on our media pages and website for the new announcements!

New nuclear build is in the horizon – we are looking to grow our team!  

Prima Uno are looking for Senior/Lead Planners and Project Control Specialists to join their team in West Cumbria. We have new projects commencing in West Cumbria and Warrington. Please email your CV’s to amy.edwards@primauno.co.uk!
Projects commencing in the next month.sl

Photos from game day yesterday.

Whitehaven v Leigh, proud to sponsor our local team!549414_1083602598321255_7263889881145736984_n 10469204_1083394145008767_4670837825353800844_n 11215787_1083602274987954_5425596411750581538_n 11329993_1083393961675452_174786672322543800_n 11377172_1083601954987986_2385718165111509104_n 11390070_1083394885008693_2924025055084173390_n

Project Controls Athlete

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Prima Uno to sponsor the Whitehaven RLFC vs Leigh Centurions Match!


Press Release

 

Prima Uno to sponsor the Whitehaven RLFC vs Leigh Centurions Match!

 

Prima Uno are delighted to be match sponsors for the Whitehaven RLFC vs Leigh Centurions match on Sunday 31st May.  We are proud to sponsor our local team and keen start a relationship with local West Cumbrian teams.  We have invited our clients and employees to be part of great day of rugby league.

 

Prima Uno Planning and Programming LTD are a specialist project controls and programme management company, providing a full managed service to our clients. Employing only high skilled project and programme professionals we can carry out discrete packages of work or provide skilled professionals to integrate into your existing projects teams for short or long term assignments. We provide the following ‘professional services’

 

Project controls:

  • Estimating
  • Project Planning
  • Forensic Planning
  • Cost Engineering
  • Risk and opportunity management
  • Change control
  • Reporting

Maturity Assessment:

  • Independent review of procedures and process’s, capability and project performance.

Programme Management:

  • Master Planning
  • Benchmarking
  • Programme Management

 

Using only top professionals gathered from all business sectors Prima Uno guarantees quality, right first time services to all its clients.
With its main offices in West Cumbria the company employs a number of professionals with exceptional NDA and Sellafield facing skills. The company’s client base includes non-nuclear facing Company’s such as Kier and The Murphy Group, and our growing nuclear clients include:

  • Low Level Waste Repository
  • Energy Solutions
  • Deloitte
  • NDA
  • Gen 2

Prima Uno is a privately owned West Cumbrian based SME and successfully delivers varying services and scopes of work for all its clients without the use of subcontractors.leighwhavenlogo