Kirby recognised as an Investor in People

Kirby has been awarded gold accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating their commitment to high performance through good people management.

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 Kirby, Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to success. Kirby should be extremely proud of their achievement.”

Commenting on the award, Fergus Barry, Kirby Group Head of Human Resources, said: “It is a privilege to gain this gold standard accreditation. Our success has been built on a focus, over many years, on delivering true value and operational excellence for our clients. We achieve this by deploying teams of highly engaged and high performing people who strive for excellence.”

Founded in 1964, Kirby is a leading Mechanical and Electrical engineering contractor with operations in Ireland, the UK and Northern Europe. The company, with a turnover of €165m, delivers high-value engineering and construction services and directly employs over 700 highly-skilled professionals.

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