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Derbyshire construction firm invests in women in construction with four new hires

Derbyshire construction firm invests in women in construction with four new hires

National contractor The Input Group has strengthened its service offering and commitment to increasing diversity with four new appointments.

Yvonne Moseley joins the firm as a senior quantity surveyor, Jenny Knowles has taken up a position as bid manager, and Caroline Blanksby and Anne Jones have joined the head office support as PA to managing director Chris Monk and office administrator, respectively.

Yvonne, who has more than 35 years of industry experience, has held a number of managerial roles at Tier 1 UK contractors and has extensive knowledge of the rail sector.  Having served as a leading quantity surveyor on several award-winning major schemes including Network Rail. Yvonne also achieved the Daily Telegraph award for Architectural Design innovation and the Derby City Council award for Investment for the new HP turbine facility for Rolls-Royce, Derby.

Yvonne said:

“I am delighted to be joining The Input Group, which has a national reach and an exciting pipeline of work. I’m looking forward to making an impact within the business and working alongside talented colleagues to drive forwards standards and efficiencies, and support women in the construction sector – which is something that I’m passionate about.”

Jenny, who joins the company with 14 years of bid experience within the construction and energy sector, will be heading up the bid department.

She said:

“I was instantly attracted to the culture of the company, and its strong family values. I’m looking forward to developing the business’ bid function and identifying opportunities for growth in line with The Input Group’s long-term strategy. I also have a keen interest in supporting social value projects and look forward to building on the fantastic work already taking place in the communities in which the company serve.”

Chris Monk, managing director at The Input Group, added:

“We are so pleased to welcome Yvonne, Jenny, Caroline and Anne to the team. They are all highly experienced and knowledgeable and will be able to support our central functions to progress our existing processes and offer another layer of expertise to our teams.

“Increasing diversity in our workplace is one of our key objectives as we move forward. There is a well-documented skill shortage in the construction industry, and we are encouraging women and people from all backgrounds to consider a career in the sector. We’re therefore delighted to have all four women join the firm and continue to develop their careers with us.”

A family run business, The Input Group offers a wide variety of services from construction and building works to interior fit out, signage manufacture and much more. Since its inception, The Input Group has worked on high profile rail projects across the UK such as the Eurostar terminal at St Pancras International.

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Picture: L-R Yvonne Moseley, Jenny Knowles, Caroline Blanksby and Ann Jones

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