New Construction Employer Trustees for NOCN Job Cards Board
Posted 2 December 2020
NOCN Job Cards recently announced two new additions who will strengthen the number of construction industry employers on their Board of Trustees:
- Tim Brownbridge, Academy Manager, BAM Nuttall Limited
- Paul Allman, Executive Director, Flannery Plant Hire Limited
As a charity, NOCN Job Cards is governed by a board of trustees, who support the management team to run the organisation according to its vision and values.
Drawing on a vast bank of construction plant and civil engineering experience and skills, the trustees have ultimate control to ensure that NOCN Job Cards achieves their aims and objectives, act within the law and manage our resources properly. The trustees make the vital decisions which build the charity, to advance personal outcomes, improve the flow of talent to the construction industry and boost the national economy.
Tim Brownbridge Eng Tech, FICE ASET
Tim is Academy Manager in BAM Nuttall Ltd, the UK’s biggest specialist Civil Engineering Contractor, his responsibilities include managing, developing and delivering training, competence recognition and qualifications programmes to all who work for the company.
He is a lifelong member of the construction industry, initially spending 8 years as a plant operator. He then spent 15 years in site supervision and management on major building and civil engineering projects before moving into training and qualifications in 2002. Tim has contributed to the development of industry standards through National Working Groups, Card Schemes and forums as a representative of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association.
In 2011 Tim qualified as an Engineering Technician and in 2013 became a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, recognising his contribution to both industry and the profession. He is currently Chair of the employer development group for the Groundworker Apprenticeship and Vice Chair of the CPCS Management Committee.
Paul Allman is a Director of P. Flannery Plant Hire, one of the leading plant hire suppliers into the UK construction sector.
He has worked in the plant hire sector for over 25 years, with over 15 years in a senior management role where he has been directly responsible for managing teams delivering plant hire solutions to major projects and clients throughout the UK.
This has included the development of an industry-leading training facility, actively promoting the development of machine control technology, working with colleges and schools to promote the construction sector as an employment opportunity and recruiting and training a significant number of plant operator apprentices and new entrants onto the sector. Paul is also a council member of the Construction Plant-hire Association.
About NOCN Job Cards
NOCN Job Cards is part of NOCN Group, a market-leading international Awarding Organisation and Government-approved End Point Assessment Organisation that has been creating opportunities for 30 years.
For more information about NOCN Job Cards please see www.nocnjobcards.org
In 2019, NOCN Job Cards acquired the Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) the leading skills certification scheme for plant within the UK construction industry from CITB. NOCN Job Cards provide proof that individuals have the required skills and qualifications for the type of work they carry out.
For more information about CPCS please see www.nocnjobcards.org/CPCS/