Over 280 Jobs To Be Created In L'Derry

OneSource Virtual is to create over 280 jobs in L'Derry by 2017.

The Texas-based firm is to establish a HR Outsourcing Centre and the 289 jobs include payroll administration, benefits administration and application management services.

Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister, Jonathan Bell, said: "This is a major project for Londonderry, which will see 289 new jobs in place by 31 December 2017.
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"OneSource has chosen to create its first European operation in Londonderry, with the centre opening in September. The company undertook a rigorous evaluation of a number of locations looking at the availability of a skilled workforce, local higher education provision, quality of life and cost of living, as well as the financial business case. It was down to two locations and, with the support of Invest NI, Londonderry was chosen, securing this project for Northern Ireland.

"The new jobs will be across a range of roles including deployment, application management services, and payroll services, with most of the employees having the potential to earn £36,000 per annum. When the project is fully operational, it will contribute nearly £12 million of salaries to the economy annually."


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