22 October 2018 | Herpreet Kaur Grewal
The Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers has opened nominations for its annual Young Manager Award and is looking for a talented young facilities manager deserving of the training and development opportunities it provides.
The award is open to managers aged 21-32 working in the FM sector, who must be nominated by their employer. The deadline for submission of entries is 14 November, and shortlisted finalists must be available for interview on 23 November in London.
The Pattenmakers is one of the historic Livery Companies of the City of London dating back to the 14th century.
In recent years the company has become the livery home of the FM industry and of professionals from across the built environment sector in addition to its traditional membership from City institutions and the footwear industry.
The winner of the prestigious Pattenmaker Young Manager Award receives expert support to create a varied and bespoke personal development programme, including off-site courses and a programme of customised work placements designed to broaden their perspective. The training programme will be developed in full consultation with the winner's line manager or employer.
There is also a small financial bursary kindly donated by FM consultancy Glennister Associates.
The award will be presented to the winner by the Lord Mayor of London at the Pattenmakers' Annual Banquet held at the Mansion House in January. The winner will also receive the Freedom of the Company, with the opportunity to apply for the Freedom of the City of London at a later stage.
This is an ideal opportunity to encourage the development of enthusiastic and deserving young people within the FM industry. Employers may nominate more than one young manager from their organisations.
Nomination forms and more information about the Young Manager Award are available from www.internationalworkplace.com/pattenmakers