Belfast Telegraph

Close to 90 new jobs on way at IT services firms

An IT firm is doubling its Northern Ireland workforce with the creation of 60 new jobs.

Version 1 has announced it is expanding operations at its Belfast base. It will double the size of its Cromac Place office and bring its workforce to 120.

The company, which provides online customer service technology, said it was able to expand after winning "substantial" new business for in the energy, utilities and the public services sectors.

Lorna McAdoo, head of operations at Version 1 NI, said: "This comes after a lot of very hard work in Belfast.

"We have become more competitive in Northern Ireland and this, combined with hard work and commitment from our team, has led to several large contracts being awarded to us.''

"Over the next six months, we will be doubling our office space at Cromac Place and also doubling our workforce to 120 over the next two years."

Meanwhile, financial services firm Funds-Axis Ltd is creating 29 new jobs paying an average of £25,600 in Belfast with the help of £145,000 from Invest NI. Five of the jobs are already in place.

The jobs range from risk and compliance roles to positions in HR, marketing and finance.

The regulatory technology firm provides investment compliance, risk and regulatory reporting technology and services to the global investment management industry.

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