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Mivan Create 14 New Positions as Demand Grows

MIVAN, specialist interior fit out and joinery company in both land and marine sectors is recruiting 14 new positions as part of their ongoing growth plans as their order book continues to fill. ,The positions include a Contracts Director, Superyacht and Expedition Vessels Business Development Manager, BIM Manager, M&E Manager, two Senior Estimators and Senior Project Managers as well as six new Apprentice Joiners. ,The Antrim based company increased its turnover to £36.6m in 2019 with pre-tax profit increasing to £4.3m. The areas that saw the significant increase in turnover were the high-end residential, luxury hotel and commercial sectors, particularly in Central London, and Mivan’s marine division, delivering work for major cruise line corporations and superyacht builders across the world. ,With the impact of the global pandemic in March, Mivan took strategic action to diversify their product and service offering with the launch of Mivan Modular Solutions. Offering a variety of bespoke options to suit all types of construction projects in residential, hospitality, commercial and marine sectors, options range from fully fitted ‘plug and play’ bathroom pods including tiling and sanitaryware finishes, to a unique Podwall system preparing fully functioning units off-site in their 110,000 sq. ft. factory near Belfast. ,John Cunningham, CEO, Mivan said: “Despite the challenges of the past 12 months, I am pleased to be able to announce these additions to our team on the back of a healthy and growing order book. As well as a number of senior positions within the company, I am delighted that we will be building upon our apprenticeship programme, The Navigate Programme, and look forward to welcoming some new apprentices through our apprenticeship training pathway in September”,John went on to say: “The growth of the company is testament to the hard work of our team, our strong brand name and the exceptional quality of our work. On the back of that strong growth, we have continued to build our brand awareness with a refresh of our logo and website which launched in November.”,Mivan is one of Northern Ireland’s best-known fit out businesses, going from strength to strength, working on commercial, hotel and residential projects across the UK and Ireland, as well as outfitting in the luxury marine sector across the world. Recent projects include 20 Grosvenor Square, Chelsea Barracks and Freedom of the Seas with work recently commencing on The Broadway Development in London.

Mivan ‘Go Virtual’ for Apprentice Recruitment Event

Mivan, specialist joinery and interior fit out company, based on Greystone Road in Antrim, is currently recruiting for the next wave of Apprentice Joiners to join their growing team of high-quality craftspeople.,Mivan’s Apprenticeship Programme, in conjunction with the local College Network, currently offers Specialist Joinery and Furniture Production / Bench Joinery apprenticeships which lead to a Level 3 NVQ Diploma.,For more information about the opportunities, a virtual event is being held for people interested in starting an apprenticeship with Mivan in September 2021. The event will take place online on Thursday 18th March 2021 at 3pm. You must register to attend.,Mivan, which specialises in high end land and marine based interior fit out projects recruits a number of apprentices every year. The scheme is now open for apprentice joiners commencing September 2021. During the virtual event potential candidates will get to hear from key people from the organisation, take a virtual tour of the facilities and hear stories from the current apprentices in the business to find out more about the opportunities.,Karen Anderson, Head of HR, Mivan said, “Although we can’t hold our apprentice open day in person this year, we are delighted to host a virtual event which will give prospective applicants an insight into our business and the training, development and experiences we offer to apprentices. Apprenticeships are a vital part of our recruitment process because it allows us to train our people in the skills that we need to help the business to continue to grow.”,Karen continued, “A Mivan Apprenticeship is an excellent opportunity for someone to start their career with us and earn while they learn. They can achieve NVQ Level 2 and Level 3 working on exciting global projects while developing a range of skills to become a qualified joiner. This programme can lead to a long-term career opportunity with Mivan.”,To register for the event CLICK HERE or for more information e-mail recruitment@mivan.com ,Closing date for applications for the Mivan Apprenticeship Programme is Wednesday 31st March 2021.

Mivan Set for Multi-Million Pound Debut on Broadway

MIVAN, specialist joinery and interior fit-out company based in Antrim, has been awarded a multi-million-pound contract to fit-out the swimming pool and amenity spaces on The Broadway development in Westminster, London, which is being delivered by main contractor Multiplex.,The Broadway is set on the former site of the Metropolitan Police headquarters and within walking distance of the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and St. James’ Park. It is a modern and fashionable residential development comprising six grand towers with 258 luxury apartments, boasting spectacular views across the city.,Mivan will be undertaking the full turnkey fit-out of the 5-star amenity spaces which include the 25m swimming pool, vitality pool, spa and state of the art gym.,John Cunningham, Managing Director, Mivan said, “We are looking forward to continuing our relationship with Multiplex, commencing work on Northacre’s The Broadway development in London. Mivan has extensive experience of working within the high-end residential and leisure sectors and this project allows us to use our inhouse capabilities, from design and project management to bespoke specialist joinery manufacture and precision onsite installation.”,Mivan is one of Northern Ireland’s best-known fit-out businesses going from strength to strength working on commercial, hotel and residential projects throughout the UK and Ireland, as well as outfitting in the luxury marine sector across the world. Recent projects include 20 Grosvenor Square, Chelsea Barracks and Freedom of the Seas.

Mivan is Onboard to Fit-Out World’s most advanced Ocean Research Vessel

MARINE interior outfitting specialist, Mivan, is set to commence the interior fit-out of the cabins and interior living areas onboard the world’s largest research vessel, REV Ocean.,Due for completion in 2021, REV Ocean will be the world’s most advanced research vessel. It will commence its first science missions in the Arctic, focusing on climate change impacts, plastic pollution and unsustainable fishing. It will also be one of the world’s most environmentally friendly nautical vessels.,REV Ocean CEO Nina Jensen said, “We are delighted to work with a company like Mivan that is sensitive to environmental sustainability in their production process. Durability and comfort in the interior of our vessel is an important part of implementing our research and expedition programme and ensuring we achieve our mission of One Healthy Ocean.”,The vessel, owned by Rossellinis Four-10, and operated by REV Ocean Inc, is built for marine research with a focus on finding solutions to pressing environmental challenges. It will be equipped for investigations of the entire marine ecosystem and has the range and equipment to make autonomous expeditions globally.,John Cunningham, Managing Director, Mivan said, “The deteriorating health of the world’s ocean has never been more prevalent thanks to TV shows such as Blue Planet. The work this vessel will deliver will go a long way to developing concrete solutions to reverse negative environmental impact on our ocean.”,“We are delighted to play our part in getting the REV Ocean ready for sea, adding our quality mark on an already exceptional project. We are an environmentally responsible company and have been FSC® and ISO 14001 certified. These certifications underpin Mivan’s commitment to reducing our impact on the environment and supported our bid to become REV Ocean’s fit-out partner.  The fit-out will be carried out at the Lloyd Werft in Bremerhaven, Germany by our team early in 2020.”,“At Mivan, we have extensive experience in the marine sector and this project will utilise all of our inhouse capabilities; including design and project management through to specialist bespoke manufacturing and quality onsite installation by our highly experienced marine fit-out team.”,Mivan Marine is one of Northern Ireland’s best-known fit-out businesses. It was acquired by the McConville family, MJM Group, in 2014. It has gone from strength to strength over the last five years working on commercial, hotel and residential projects particularly in the London market as well as outfitting cruise ships across the world.