International construction specialists John Paul Construction have been awarded the much sought after CPD Accredited Employer Standard by Engineers Ireland in recognition of their continuing professional development (CPD) strategy.

Headquartered in Dublin, and with offices in the UK, the Netherlands, Bahrain, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, John Paul Construction currently employs over 490 staff members who work across a wide variety of sectors including Life Sciences, Healthcare, Mission Critical, Commercial & Retail, Residential, Civil Engineering, and more.

John Paul Construction place their people at the heart of their organisation and achieve success by empowering employees to make a real difference. The organisation believes in collaboration and all-party alignment as the best way of achieving maximum results for clients. This approach to project delivery is built around their core values of Excellence, Respect and Teamwork.

Paraic Keogh, Construction Director, Niamh Ronan, Learning and Development Lead, Roy Wolfe, Contracts Manager and  Emily Conroy, HR Manager at John Paul Construction are pictured with their CPD Accredited Employer parchment.

Commenting on achieving the CPD Accredited Employer Standard, Paraic Keogh, Construction Director at John Paul Construction said: “We are delighted to have received the Engineers Ireland CPD Accredited Employer standard. At John Paul Construction we are committed to providing a supportive environment where our people can nurture their skills and provide meaningful opportunities for growth.

“As a growing organisation, we are dedicated to developing the capabilities of our employees through Continuous Professional Development. We develop annual CPD objectives for our teams which are supported by our CPD Team and a dedicated engineering support group. We have also implemented a number of tailored programmes including a Performance Development Programme, Graduate Development Programme and Leadership Development.  Achieving CPD accreditation is a fantastic endorsement of our efforts,” Mr Keogh added.

Dee Kehoe, CPD Director at Engineers Ireland is pictured presenting the Engineers Ireland CPD Accredited Employer parchment to Paraic Keogh, Construction Director at John Paul Construction.

Congratulating John Paul Construction, Dee Kehoe, CPD Director at Engineers Ireland, said: “Engineers Ireland is delighted to award John Paul Construction with the CPD Accredited Employer Standard.  John Paul Construction has positioned itself as a dynamic, innovative employer, ensuring that people development is at the core of its impressive strategic growth.  We congratulate the team at John Paul Construction on the achievement of this prestigious standard.”

The Engineers Ireland CPD Accredited Employer Standard is a strategic framework which enables engineers and engineering employers to raise competency levels and deliver tangible business benefits by investing in engineers through continuing professional development. For more information, visit: