To mark International Women’s Day this year, we’re shining a spotlight on our staff. The national celebration promotes the acceleration of women’s equality and celebrations the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of all women.
Samantha Smith is one of our resident liaison offices at SBS, and we caught up with her to talk about her role in the company and what International Women’s Day means to her.
Why is International Women’s Day important?
It is recognition of the increasing roles of women in the working environment. Their ability to perform tasks alongside their male colleagues is beneficial to both the employers they work for, as well as their own personal development.
What has been your greatest career success?
The success of these projects gives me great job satisfaction and recently passing my SSSTS (Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme) was a great achievement, and I’m very grateful to SBS for enrolling me on the course.
What do you feel are additional challenges in the workplace for yourself?
As I have a young family with children aged 5, 7 and 14, I have to consider their needs. I’m ambitious to increase my knowledge of the build trade, aimed at improving my work performance and delivery client and SBS expectations.