Belfast Telegraph

£2.4m expansion of Moran's Retail to create 30 jobs

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 1st September 2017 - Declan Burns and Elmer Moran from Morans Retail pictured at the Musgrave Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse.
Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 1st September 2017 - Declan Burns and Elmer Moran from Morans Retail pictured at the Musgrave Race Day at Down Royal Racecourse. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Ryan McAleer

By Ryan McAleer

North west retail group Moran's has announced the recruitment of 30 additional staff in Co Londonderry as part of a £2.4m expansion.

The company is in the process of redeveloping all three of its stores in Derry, Coleraine and Ballykelly.

Moran's Retail has already demolished its Centra store on the Strand Road in Derry, with a new modern premises due to open in the next few weeks.

Upgrades are also being carried out at its Centra in Coleraine and SuperValu in Ballykelly.

Moran's Retail will also add new products and services.

The new recruitment drive is expected to bring the company's total workforce up to 150 across its retail and catering operations.

Managing director John Moran said the new roles will range from general manager to store and deli assistants, chefs and cooks to butchers and post office assistants, and delivery drivers to office administration posts.

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"These are very exciting times for Moran's Retail and we are seeking 30 of the best to join us on our journey," he said. 

"Providing great working environments for our people has been central to our commitment to investing heavily in our family business.

"Our dedicated employees are the best and some have been part of the team for over 20 years.

"They are the backbone of Moran's and we are always glad to invest in their continued development."

Describing the career opportunities offered by the company, Mr Moran added: "Our team members are given opportunities to grow and develop with our company through in-house training and external NVQ qualifications in the likes of food retailing, food handling, butchery and supervisory courses.

"By hiring the best people and offering the best packages, we ensure that we continue to deliver the best standards and customer experiences across all of our departments."

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