2015 Australian Business Awards Employer of Choice: Klohn Crippen Berger

August 14, 2015

Klohn Crippen Berger has been recognised as an Employer of Choice in The Australian Business Awards 2015. The Employer of Choice Award is bestowed upon organisations that maximise the full potential of their workforce through practices that demonstrate effective employee recruitment, engagement and retention.

“We are honoured to be recognized as an Employer of Choice. An on-going commitment to best practices is key to our success,” commented Chris Dickinson, Vice President, Australasia, Klohn Crippen Berger. “The cyclical nature of the resource sector is a challenging one and we have worked with many talented professionals over the years that have risen to challenge. I would like to thank all our staff, past and present, for their contribution to the success of the company.”

Ms. Tara Johnston, Program Director, says, “For a decade, The Australian Business Awards have conducted knowledge building programs which focus on organisations that foster a supportive workplace culture through great leadership and clear strategies enabling their employees to achieve high performance.

“Organisations that closely tie their culture and leadership in with their workforce can truly maximise employee engagement which is essential to a successful enterprise,” Ms. Johnston added.

Len Murray, Klohn Crippen Berger’s President and CEO said, “I want to congratulate our Australia operations on this award. Over the past decade our talented employees in Brisbane and Perth have shown initiative and cooperation, often taking a leadership role in implementing best practices that are later adopted company-wide.”

Mr. Murray continued, “The team balances entrepreneurial spirit with a strong collaborative approach that has made us a stronger organisation globally and served them well regionally.”

The key attributes of The Australian Business Award for Employer of Choice (EOC) define the characteristics of well-managed, high-performing industry leading organisations that provide a stimulating and supportive workplace.

Entrant organisations are required to demonstrate their achievements across the key areas of Organisational Culture; Leadership and Strategy; Employee Education, Training and Development; Employee Health, Safety and Satisfaction; Performance Management; Recognition and Remuneration.

About Klohn Crippen Berger:

Klohn Crippen Berger is an international consulting firm with a strong reputation for quality service and technical excellence in a range of services in engineering and geosciences. Our Australasian operation services a wide variety of clients within Australia and across the Pacific Rim.

For more information on The Australian Business Award for Employer of Choice, go to: www.australianbusinessawards.com.au

###     Contact information: Kathy Fowler, Manager Marketing & Sustainability 604.251.8583 / kfowler@klohn.com