APM PROJECT MANAGEMENT AWARDS 2020

Running annually for over 20 years, our prestigious Project Management Awards ceremony, sponsored by RPC UK Ltd, was streamed live on Monday 16 November.

Projects, individuals and organisations from a broad range of sectors and countries were recognised and celebrated for their incredible achievements over the past year in a very new and exciting way. For the first time ever the ceremony was free to watch online to all across the globe, all united in celebrating the very best of the profession.

You can now relive all the excitement of the evening and watch the ceremony on-demand below. Plus read the full list of winners and read about their winning profiles and projects.

Feeling inspired? Have a read of our entry guide to find out more. Entries open Spring 2021.

Give something back to the Awards

We’re recruiting for new members of the APM Project Management Awards Steering Group (ASG). Could you help? 

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WATCH THE VIRTUAL CEREMONY ON-DEMAND


CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR WINNERS 

Explore the winners and finalists below and read about their winning profiles and projects.

 🏆 WINNER  

HMRC: COVID-19 Programme

The COVID-19 Programme turned HMRC around on a sixpence and moved us from being tax gatherers into monetary supporters of employers, employees and the self-employed ...

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 🏆 WINNER  

Allianz Insurance PLC: Allianz Motor Engineer Control System (MECS) project

This truly transformational project successfully delivered mobile workflow technology and significant financial benefits, whilst streamlining our claims operating model ...

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 🏆 WINNER  

Defence Equipment and Support, MOD: The delivery of HMS Prince of Wales and completion of the QEC Programme

The delivery of the HMS Prince of Wales aircraft carrier to the Royal Navy in 2019, marked the completion of the UK’s largest and most complex warship build programme ...

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 🏆 WINNER  

Cayman Islands Government: 
Cayman Islands Field Hospital - Covid19
 

How a tiny island in the Caribbean prepared for the Coronavirus pandemic creating a fully functional 80 bed hospital facility within 3 weeks in the face of worldwide supply chain issues, lock-downs and embargo ...

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 🏆 WINNER  

Sellafield Ltd: Project Delivery Directorate

HSSE is at the heart of everything Sellafield Ltd does. The safe and secure stewardship of the site, reduction of high hazard and risks, care for the environment and employee and partner wellbeing is vital ...

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Arup: Collaborative, Lean and Integrated Project Delivery of a World-class Innovation Centre 

The Lean Integrated Project Delivery methodology was used in collaboration with an Integrated Form of Association contract to completely change the interactions between the client and site delivery teams, from a combative, to a cooperative arrangement ...

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 🏆 WINNER  

Rolls-Royce PLC: Pioneering PM

Pioneering Programme Management (‘Pioneering PM’) was launched to meet this business need: to engage and continue to professionalise our community of approximately 850 PMs world-wide putting Programme Management in Rolls-Royce on the map ...

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 🏆 WINNER  

Heathrow Airport Ltd: Airport Resilience

Heathrow Airport deployed a ‘bespoke set of anti-drone systems’, designed to block unmanned aerial vehicles from entering its airspace following a string of recent attempts ... 

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Young Project Professional of the Year Award

Sponsored by
Defence Equipment & Support

 🏆 WINNER  

Emma Simpson (Highways England)

Emma joined Highways England in 2017 on our graduate programme, taking every opportunity to learn and develop ...

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 🏆 WINNER  

Theresa Sloan (Allianz Insurance PLC)

Theresa successfully led the Allianz Contact Centre International (CCI) Programme, from its inception nearly 3 years ago, transforming the telephony infrastructure and customer experience in Allianz UK for both our UK and India based teams.

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Mike Nichols Award for Inspiration

Sponsored by Nichols Group

 🏆 WINNER  

Babcock: Ventilator Challenge UK (Zephyr Plus)

Babcock was asked by the UK government to help design, procure and assemble ventilators in the fight against COVID-19.  The project team stepped up to the challenge, working relentlessly for 87 days straight to deliver outcomes no one believed were achievable ... 

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 🏆 WINNER  

Government of Montserrat PMO

Montserrat's Programme Management Office has achieved rapid success as a respected and impactful PMO in a uniquely challenging delivery and funding context ...

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 🏆 WINNER  

PA Consulting

At PA we apply our ingenuity to help our clients to achieve successful outcomes from their most difficult projects. This support come in many forms; we advise clients how deliver more effectively, we build our clients’ capability so they can be better at delivery and we lead delivery behalf of our clients ...

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 🏆 WINNER  

Lieutenant General Tyrone R Urch CBE, Commander Home Command

It seems only right, that in a year dominated by a global pandemic - which has challenged the norms for the project profession - that APM pays tribute to an individual at the heart of the work done to respond to this crisis ...

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Overall project
of the year Awards


(chosen from the winners of the four Project of the Year Awards)

 🏆 WINNER  

Counter Unmanned Aerial System at Heathrow

The fast and accurate detention of drones keeps passengers and staff safe, and minimises delays. The system is constantly being augmented as part of the business case to maintain its world leading advantage in Counter-Unmanned Aerial System technology ...

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Your chance to give something back to the Awards ...

We’re currently recruiting for new members of the APM Project Management Awards Steering Group (ASG), which exists to ensure that the judging process for APM’s most prestigious awards remains robust and the rules of entry are followed fairly.

The ASG are also responsible for confirming and endorsing award winners and finalists based on judges' scores and feedback, and will select the winner of the overall project of the year award. This is a rare and valuable opportunity for experienced project professionals to give something back by being part of one of the profession's most respected awards. You can apply yourself, or nominate someone else. Eligibility terms apply.

More information is available in the Terms of Reference.

Apply or nominate now

 


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