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Belfast gaming start-up Rocket Flair Studios to create several new jobs

TweetRocket Flair Studios is best known for the ancient Egyptian city-building game Dynasty of the Sands, which is available on PC. Start-up based in Belfast that develops video games 14 new positions will be created at Rocket Flair Studios, covering full-stack and front-end development, lighting and animation engineering, and quality assurance. Invest Northern Ireland has provided the company £98,000 in funding to help create the positions, eight of which are already in place. Following the completion of a multimillion-pound contract with an unnamed worldwide games developer, the company announced its employment plans. In order to fulfill its contract with the games producer, the start-up will invest £700,000 in its operations […]

The 6 local NI councils that are currently hiring

TweetArds & North Down Borough Council Ards & North Down Borough Council have 2 key vacancies this month. They are recruiting for an Assistant Regeneration Officer and a Business Researcher. You’ll find out more and how to apply for these jobs on the link below. Location: Bangor Salary: £20k-£30k Find out more Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council are recruiting for 3 vacancies in March. They are looking for a Senior Planning Officer £35k-£45k, a Corporate Project Manager £30k-£40k and Technical Assistant £20k-£30k. Check out the full list of jobs to see if there is something for you. Location: Banbridge Salary: Varied […]

According to a survey, employment in Northern Ireland has hit record highs

TweetLast month, the number of employees in Northern Ireland reached a new high of 777,300, indicating that the employment market rebound following Covid-19 is taking root. According to the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, the number of employment paid through the PAYE system increased by 5.4 percent year on year and 0.5 percent in February (Nisra). Employee numbers were up 3.3 percent from March 2020, marking the ninth month in a row that they were higher than pre-pandemic levels. Overall employment levels, including self-employed people, as well as total hours worked, have not yet returned to pre-pandemic levels, according to Nisra. HMRC PAYE statistics also revealed that, at £1,904 […]

Home Bargains creating 120 jobs at new Belfast outlet

TweetIn April, Home Bargains will open a new 33,000-square-foot store in west Belfast’s Kennedy Centre, employing 120 people. Home Discounts said it was “delighted” to serve the community and that its investment in the store would enable it to deliver “even more bargains” to west Belfast. Despite the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic, the shopping center reported its greatest Christmas ever for 2021. Over the holiday season, the Kennedy Center had a 24 percent increase in foot traffic compared to the prior record day, with nearly 30,000 people passing through the doors. In addition to the new Home Bargains store, Peacocks, a bargain fashion brand, has secured a 10-year lease […]

This year, BT will hire 26 graduates and apprentices in Belfast

TweetLater this year, telecoms behemoth BT will hire 26 graduates and apprentices in Belfast. The news is part of the company’s intentions to hire over 600 graduates and apprentices this year across the UK. For the September 2022 intake, 13 graduates and 13 apprentices are needed. To support the UK’s fast-growing digital sectors, positions in engineering, customer service, applied research, and cyber-security will be available. The new hires will also help the firm create and expand its 5G network across the United Kingdom. Birmingham, Bristol, Dundee, Glasgow, Ipswich, London, and Manchester are among the cities where the new positions will be filled. Over the last three years, the BT Group […]

800 new jobs opening in the financial and healthcare sectors

TweetOver 800 jobs have been announced in Northern Ireland in the financial services and healthcare industries. Citi, Northern Ireland’s largest financial services employer, will hire more than 300 new employees, while Connected Health, an independent domiciliary care provider, will hire 500 new employees. Citi, the only major investment bank with a presence in Belfast, employs over 3,200 employees across four locations and covers 21 different departments, including legal, HR, compliance, audit, markets, and technology. The company has hired 1,000 new employees in the last year, and the vacancies offered this year range from apprentices and graduates to experienced employment. “After launching our business in Belfast 16 years ago with 375 […]

Mallaghan creates 40 jobs as demand for air travel increases

TweetAs demand for its airport ground support equipment develops as global air travel resumes, a County Tyrone manufacturing company has created 40 new jobs. Mallaghan said it has seen an increase in orders for airport buses, fire rescue stairs, catering trucks, de-icers, passenger stairs, and maintenance platform lifts from major airlines across the world. The move will increase the company’s personnel by 15%, with positions including welders, fitters, and spray painters, among others. “The Covid-19 pandemic has had a serious impact on aviation but finally, we are seeing the green shoots of recovery with demand for air travel on the up,” Company Director, Niall Mallaghan said. “This increase in demand […]

NIE Networks and a manufacturing company are looking for 150 new employees

TweetNIE Networks, which owns the local power grid, has announced the creation of 110 new jobs, including craft and technical positions. Mallaghan, a Dungannon-based producer of airport ground support equipment, has announced that it is hiring 40 workers as demand for air travel rises. NIE is looking for engineers, analysts, and support personnel in areas such as IT and digital, procurement, HR, and finance, in addition to craft and technical people. It’s part of a goal, according to NIE Networks, to upgrade the power network in order to combat climate change. In total, it will invest £50 million in the network over the next three years. Adding renewable energy infrastructure […]

Primark is laying off 400 people across the UK, with stores in Northern Ireland among those affected

TweetPrimark has announced the elimination of about 400 jobs across its UK outlets. Northern Ireland outlets are included in the employment cuts, according to a spokeswoman. Across its 191 UK locations, the business employs roughly 29,000 employees. Primark made the announcement as part of a plan to simplify its retail operations, which includes proposed changes to management structures in its UK locations. It is estimated that the proposed changes would see an overall reduction of around 400 jobs across the UK store estate as a result of roles being removed and a new entry-level management role being created. The suggested changes, according to them, are intended to provide clearer responsibility, […]

Stena Line has launched a significant recruitment drive with up to 60 job openings

TweetStena Line has initiated a recruitment effort in the Irish Sea to fill up to 60 vacancies onboard its ships. This is the first time the ferry firm has run a large-scale recruitment effort. Onboard service assistants and chefs are needed, and the company will provide comprehensive training as well as free lodging and meals onboard. The ‘Life Less Ordinary’ campaign emphasizes the unique work/life balance on offer, with 50% of time spent off. The current recruitment process for diverse tasks as part of Stena Line’s crews at sea is being driven by the need to be prepared for increased consumer levels post-pandemic, according to the company. Head of Onboard […]