The first 50 employees have been welcomed into Abtran’s newly established North Western Regional Operations Hub in Sligo, marking the first wave of a 350-strong jobs boost for the region.
Abtran is Ireland’s largest home grown Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) provider which already employs over 2,000 people in Cork, Dublin, Kildare and Southern India.
The company has recently set about creating 350 new jobs at its new centre in Finisklin Business Park Sligo.
Christina Kenny, Chief People Office of Abtran said, “We’re delighted to welcome this first group of colleagues to their new careers with Abtran in Sligo. Our growth plans are supported by our overall high quality of operations together with continued investment in technology and highly skilled people where we are also investing extensively in learning and development and the creation of career advancement opportunities throughout our organisation.
Ms Kenny added: “Our growth in Sligo provides a great opportunity for our people to grow their careers with us and I have no doubt, based on the quality of people joining our organisation, that our operations here will have a bright future.”
Established in 1997, Abtran marks its 21st anniversary this year. The company is a specialist provider of services in sectors including government, transport, utilities and financial services.
Abtran announced its new centre for Sligo in June, as part of the Irish company’s regional expansion strategy. The development is supported by the Government through Enterprise Ireland. The announcement in June was attended by Business, Enterprise and Innovation Minister, Heather Humphreys, T.D.Tags: