Danihers team rewarded at industry night

(L to R): Damien Di Cosmo, Richard Kirkland, Steve Thorogood (General Manager), Sharon Dellevergini, Jude Fernando

(L to R): Damien Di Cosmo, Richard Kirkland, Steve Thorogood (General Manager), Sharon Dellevergini, Jude Fernando

Talented Danihers Facility Management cleaners and managers shone at the recent BSCAA VIC AustralianSuper Industry Excellence Awards.

 

 

 

 

Sharon Dellevergini brought home the award for Outstanding Achievement as a Cleaner in Health and or Community Services, as well as winning the overall Cleaner of the Year for all categories.

For the past eight years, Sharon has excelled as a dedicated team player at one of Danihers’ longest serving clients, CSL Broadmeadows.

Sharon’s passion for training and improvement, flexibility, and willingness to go over and above are proof of her commitment to provide high quality service for our client.

Well done to Richard Kirkland, Jude Fernando and Damien Di Cosmo for each achieving high commendations as finalists in their categories.

Richard was a finalist in the Industry Excellence Award for Manager of the Year category, Jude was a finalist in the Outstanding Achievement as a Cleaner in Commercial Services category and Damien was a finalist in the Neil Jackson Young Manager of the Year category, each demonstrating excellent dedication to their work.

The Building Service Contractors Association of Australia Industry Excellence Awards recognise individuals who have achieved outstanding success in a professional capacity within the building services industry.

A big round of applause to Sharon, Richard, Jude and Damien! We are incredibly proud of your efforts!

 

Congratulations to our winner:

Sharon Dellevergini – Outstanding Achievement as a Cleaner in Health and or Community Services, winner

Sharon singleWorking at one of Danihers’ long term clients, CSL Broadmeadows, for the past eight years, Sharon has proven her capacity to be a highly skilled and qualified cleaner through her desire and dedication for her work which is rarely seen in this industry. Sharon is trained in every area of cleaning at the CSL plant except for one, which is a rare feat for any cleaner who works in such a dynamic and intense 24 hour operational site. Due to her passionate interest in developing her skill set in many areas throughout the plant, Sharon undertakes hours of training on a monthly basis. She has helped deliver training across a range of areas to new members of the Danihers team at CSL to ensure the client is receiving quality cleaning throughout the site. She is always looking for ways to improve works on site and recently put forward recommendations for equipment that needed to be improved.

 

Congratulations to our finalists: 

Richard Kirkland – Industry Excellence Award for Manager of the Year, finalist

Richard singleIn his role as Client Service Training and Development Manager, Richard has great communication, organisational and time management skills that ensure he is always servicing his clients and contractors to the next level. Richards’s commitment and dedication to his work and his clients is proven by his passion to go above and beyond his normal work duties to ensure clients are satisfied.

 

 

 

 

 

Jude Fernando – Outstanding Achievement as a Cleaner in Commercial Services, finalist

A member of the Danihers team at DHL since it opened in 2010, Jude demonstrates excellent attention to detail and willingness to go above and beyond. Earlier this year, DHL embraced Jude as one of their own by presenting him with an Employee of the Month award. Jude works alongside the DHL team during the day, is always friendly and willing to help and they consider him to be a member of our DHL team. Their site is presented at an extremely high standard each and every day because of Jude’s care and passion.

 

 

Damien Di Cosmo – Neil Jackson Young Manager of the Year, finalist

Damien singleDamien is responsible for all Human Resource functions at Danihers. Key responsibilities include recruitment of staff and business units, and ensuring relevant policies and legislation are adhered to. He has shown great initiative in coordinating information and training sessions to help educate all staff members about a number of key topics in cleaning, facility management and tips on how to effectively run a business or their sites. In his four years at Danihers, he has shown great leadership and people management skills that see him interact with all members of Danihers, from cleaners, to managers to client business managers and principals.