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350 new jobs planned for Sligo

Sligo, and the North West in general, is set to get a jobs boost with news that outsourcing company Abtran will create 350 jobs at its new regional operations centre in Finisklin.

The announcement was made by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys T.D., together with Pat Ryan, CEO of Abtran and Julie Sinnamon, CEO of Enterprise Ireland. The development is supported by the Government through Enterprise Ireland.

Abtran is Ireland’s leading Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) provider. The company has a proven capability in delivering transformative solutions with an extensive and diverse client base across regulated markets. Abtran is a specialist provider of services in sectors including government, transport, utilities and financial services. Established in 1997, the company marks its 21st anniversary this year.

Abtran already employs over 2,000 people in Cork, Dublin, Kildare and Southern India. The company will base its new regional operations centre in a high-tech facility at Finisklin Business Park in Sligo which will be up and running in Q3 2018.

Recruitment for the new roles in Sligo has started. For more information on the variety of new roles that will be available or to submit a CV, applicants are invited to email Abtran’s Talent Acquisition Team at [email protected]. Details on Abtran’s Sligo Careers Fair and a new jobs page will be announced over the coming weeks.

The news has been welcomed by Senator Frank Feighan who said:

“The new Sligo operations will be based at Finisklin Business Park in Sligo and will be up and running later this year.

“Abtran is already well established in Ireland and already employs more than 2,000 people in Cork, Dublin and Kildare as well.

“This a massive jobs boost for Sligo and I welcome the Abtran CEO’s endorsement of the continued need to support national and regional economic development wherever possible.

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