December 2018

Elena Raisi, Transport Team.  

The nomination was received from Jackie Fotheringham, Kent Enterprise for the prompt assistance provided at the last minute, during the organisation of a conference held at Kent. Elena’s response alleviated any stress that could have arisen and Jackie is really grateful.

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December 2018

Miriam Sandiford, Transport Team.  

The nomination was received from Teresa Curteis, Head of Traffic Management and travel for the exemplary performance provided by Miriam  whilst assisting the Estates Managers during the process to check that their fleet drivers are compliant with HSE in relation to University documents and Driving at Work Standard.  This included creating an easy to use guide on the Estates website and updating the Transport Team process.

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Who we are

We have recently published a new document entitled Who we are, what we do and where we are going which outlines our strategic vision, key objectives and core values. Please have a look and let us know what you think!

https://www.kent.ac.uk/estates/who-we-are.html

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November 2018

Tracey Davies, Access Control Adviser.  

The nomination was received from Jon King, Kent Law School. Jon acknowledged Tracey’s dedication and commitment to the Law School, (staying late out of hours on one occasion).  Following a break in to one of the offices Tracey provided secure access to the offices within the department at very short notice.

In awarding the Customer Services Award the Senior Management Team, acknowledge the impact made to both the Estates Department and the University.

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November 2018

Charlotte Richardson,  PPM and Maintenance
Co-ordinator.  

The nomination was received from Ron Moore, Assistant Director of Estates, Maintenance and Compliance for Charlotte’s work on the new P task system.  Charlotte was commended for her dedication, professionalism and technical knowledge whilst working with Exitech and for providing coaching and training to her colleagues.

In awarding the Staff Excellence Award the Senior Management Team, acknowledge the impact made to both the Estates Department and the University

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October 2018

Gary Wilson, Maintenance Section.  

Nominations were received from Paul Potter, Building Maintenance Manager and Kamal Omer, Caretaker, FM Team.  Gary consistently goes the ‘extra mile’ and has a good working relationship across the campus, producing work of a high standard on behalf of the Estates Department.  Gary is courteous and professional with a good work ethic.

In awarding the Staff Excellence Award the Senior Management Team acknowledge the impact Gary has made on behalf of the Department and the University.

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October 2018

Sophie Pearson, Space – Workplace Manager.  

The nomination was received from Jill Hayes, PA to the Head of School, School of Politics and International Relations for the outstanding service provided to SPIR during their recent office moves.  Sophie’s emotional intelligence, strong decision making skills and expert knowledge resulted in a working environment that will make a significant improvement for staff, visitors and students.

In awarding the Customer Services Award the Senior Management Team acknowledge the impact Sophie has made to both the Estates Department and the University.

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September 2018

Dan King, Estates IT Assistant

Dan was nominated by Harriet Monday, Estates HR Manager for the positive and proactive response to IT issues in a busy and challenging, week.  Harriet also asked a few colleagues if they would support this Staff Excellence Award nomination and received an overwhelming and vociferous vote of support across the Department.

In awarding the Staff Excellence Award the Senior Management Team, acknowledge the impact you have made to both the Estates Department and the University.

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September 2018

Emily Mason, Environmental Sustainability Assistant

This nomination was received from Kelda McCabe in Student Services.  Kelda acknowledges, Emily’s passion for her job is contagious.  Whilst recruiting sustainability champions across the University to support the FutureProof project and raising awareness of the UN Sustainability aims,  Emily has transformed the way colleagues view their workspace and empowered them to do more to make improvements, whilst highlighting the work of the Estates Department.

In awarding the Customer Services Award the Estates Senior Management Team acknowledge the impact made to both the Estates Department and the University.

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August 2018

Members of Campus Security

Members of Campus Security were nominated by Lisa Collinson, Deputy Head of Security for their response to an emergency situation on Campus on 23 July, at Park Wood. It was an amazing team effort by all and Lisa was extremely proud of the assistance they gave to the staff member and emergency services during this very serious incident.

In awarding these colleagues the Staff Excellence Award, the Senior Management Team acknowledge the dedication they showed in response to this incident.

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