CIPD NI Awards 2017 Shortlist

The shortlist for this year’s CIPD Northern Ireland Awards has been revealed.

The awards celebrating excellence within the HR profession will be presented at a gala ceremony in Belfast next month to teams, individuals and organisations across 10 categories.

Shortlisted in the various categories are:

Best Employee Engagement Strategy

Bank of Ireland
Kennedy Recruitment
Lagan Construction
Macklin Group
Mount Charles
Ulster Bank

Outstanding Student of the Year

Allstate - Keith Houston
Inspire Wellbeing - Ronan Brennan
Mid Ulster Council - Joseph McGukin
Northern Ireland Housing Executive - Ivor Robinson
Sensata Technologies - Paula O'Connell

Health and Wellbeing

Bank of Ireland
Business Services Organisation
Lagan Construction
Queen’s University Belfast

Consultant or Consultancy of the Year

Happy Raspberry
Think People
Willis Employment Services

Best Change Management Initiative

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council
B/E Aerospace
Inspire Wellbeing
Macklin Group

Talent Management Programme of the Year

BSO Career Pathways
BSO HSC Leadership Centre
Dennison Commercials
Northern Ireland Housing Executive

Most Effective Organisational Learning and Development Strategy

Danske Bank
Lagan Construction Group

HR Team of the Year

Belfast Met College
Lagan Construction
Northern Ireland Housing Executive
Willis Employment Services

HR Director of the Year

Awarded on the evening.

A Chair’s Special Achievement Award, which will recognise an individual, team or organisation who has made a significant contribution to the profession in Northern Ireland, will also be revealed at the gala ceremony.

Entries for 2017 have now closed. 

Shortlist for the 2017 awards will be announced on Thursday 27th April 2017.


2017 Sponsorship Opportunities 

There are a limited number of sponsorship opportunities remaining for the 2017 CIPD NI Awards.

To become a sponsor, please contact Avril Anderson 07736 132 375 or email


Book CIPD NI Awards Gala Tickets

Join us at the Titanic Belfast for this celebration of HR, L&D and People Management in Northern Ireland. With over 330 attendees last year the evening provides the perfect backdrop to network, engage and celebrate the wonderful successes of organisations.

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