333 new jobs announced for Derry by phone network EE

eeMore than 300 call centre jobs are to be created in Derry by an American corporation.

Convergys is to set up a customer service centre in the city in collaboration with phone network EE.

The Derry centre will open in spring and the new posts will be created over the next 12 months.

Convergys Corporation is a US-based company that operates 150 customer service centres across North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia.

Invest Northern Ireland is supporting the investment by offering of £1.5m. It's Chief Executive Alastair Hamilton spoke to Highland news a short time ago...

Meanwhile, Convergys Chief Commercial Officer, Mike Wooden says they did look at a number of places for these jobs, but Derry came out on top...