Mayo engineer named Facilities Management Young Professional of the Year
16 December 2016
Broadcaster Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin (L), with Bernie McManamon of Sodexo Ireland accepting her Young FM Professional of the Year Award from Des Maguire, managing director of Tech Skills Resources
Engineer Bernie McManamon, a facilities management professional from Sodexo Ireland, has been named the Facilities Management Young Professional of the Year for 2016.
McManamon, general services manager at Bellanaboy Bridge Gas Terminal in Ballina, Co. Mayo, was recognised at the annual BIFM Ireland Awards held at BIFM Ireland’s Facilities Management Summit in Croke Park, Dublin.
McManamon holds an honours degree in Engineering from DIT and also completed a CPD Diploma in Professional Engineering with Engineers Ireland. She joined Sodexo in June 2016, shortly after the company won the contract to deliver integrated facilities management services at Bellanaboy Bridge Gas Terminal. She is responsible for a team of eleven delivering catering, cleaning, horticultural services, pest control and facilities management.
McManamon has been involved in Engineers Week for the past five years and has organised sessions with local schools to talk about her experience and promote engineering and facilities management as a career. She has spoken at Young Engineers Society events and was a guest speaker at the Young European Engineering Conference.
“We’re delighted that Bernie has been recognised at the BIFM Awards. Her focus on health and safety, passion for what she does, her ability to create a team spirit and commercial acumen means that she is delivering excellence for Sodexo and its clients,” said Margot Slattery, country president, Sodexo Ireland.
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