Joe O'Hara

SAFFRON Walden IT contractor Joe O'Hara has scooped a temporary worker accolade at a national awards event.Mr O'Hara won a highly commended prize in the IT Contractor of the Year category of the One in a Million Award given to the UK's top temporary worker.

SAFFRON Walden IT contractor Joe O'Hara has scooped a temporary worker accolade at a national awards event.

Mr O'Hara won a highly commended prize in the IT Contractor of the Year category of the One in a Million Award given to the UK's top temporary worker.

The award is the highlight of National Temporary Workers Week, from June 2 to June 6, organised by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).

Mr O'Hara, of Littlebury, was nominated by recruitment agency Microcom Recruitment based in Hertfordshire for whom he has been working since October 2004.


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Through Microcom, he was assigned to global life science organisation the Automation Partnership in Royston and started work on its Concerto Development project.

His role has grown and he is now responsible for making major changes and authorising or rejecting proposals for alternative approaches. He also meets customers and recruits staff to ensure the project stays on track.

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Michael Parris of Microcom said: “Joe has always specialised in contracting and offers superb flexibility. Joe likes to work on contracts and see a project through from start to finish and views himself as a leader in getting projects completed within the given deadlines.”

REC acting chief executive Helen Reynolds said: “Joe has shown that the right approach to a complicated project can bring its own rewards both in terms of furthering his responsibilities and making himself invaluable within the team and well thought of by customers.”

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