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BREAKING NEWS: 300 jobs announced for new EE Derry call centre

Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster today announced that 333 new jobs are being created in Derry as a result of an investment by Convergys Corporation.

Convergys is to set up a customer service centre in the city in collaboration with its client EE, an investment which Invest Northern Ireland is supporting with an offer of �1.5 million.

Pictured, left to right: Scott McGimpsey, Principal Network Delivery Manager, EE; Enterprise Minister, Arlene Foster; Alastair Hamilton, Chief Executive, Invest NI and Mike Wooden, Convergys Chief Commercial Officer.

Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster today announced that 333 new jobs are being created in Derry as a result of an investment by Convergys Corporation. Convergys is to set up a customer service centre in the city in collaboration with its client EE, an investment which Invest Northern Ireland is supporting with an offer of �1.5 million. Pictured, left to right: Scott McGimpsey, Principal Network Delivery Manager, EE; Enterprise Minister, Arlene Foster; Alastair Hamilton, Chief Executive, Invest NI and Mike Wooden, Convergys Chief Commercial Officer.

 

More than 300 new jobs are set to be created in Derry within the next year as a new customer service centre, supporting mobile technology company EE, opens in the city.

The announcement of 333 jobs was made this morning by Invest NI, who are supporting the business with a £1.5million investment.

The company behind the announcement are Convergys Corporation and it is anticipated that all 333 jobs will be in place within 12 months.

Convergys Corporation is a US-based company which operates 150 customer service centres across North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia and in a work-at-home environment. The company also operates two service centers in Belfast through its recent acquisition of U.S.-based Stream Global Services.

EE is the UK’s most advanced digital communications company and was first to bring 4G to the UK in 2012, when it launched 4G services, and is the only 4G provider across Northern Ireland.

The centre will open later this spring.

 

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