Vodafone to create 100 new jobs in Glasgow
Vodafone is expanding existing customer service centres across the UK creating around 2,100 positions.
The mobile phone giant is to create 800 additional jobs in Manchester, around 150 in Newark and Stoke-on-Trent and 100 in Glasgow.
Its third-party customer service partners will create another 600 jobs in Newcastle, nearly 200 in the west of Scotland, and 100 in Cardiff.
Vodaphone said the increase of staff is part of a three year, £2bn investment programme in network and services, and will improve the quality of service for its 18 million UK customers
Nick Jeffrey, UK Chief Executive at Vodaphone said: "These new, skilled roles will make a real difference to our customers and a real difference to the communities that are the focus of our customer services investment.”
"Our ambition is to give our customers the best experience possible, providing an outstanding level of service and support as we continue to invest in building the biggest and best network in Britain."
There are currently around 12,500 people in the UK employed by Vodaphone, the company stated the new jobs will provide “long term development opportunities and career path potential for new recruits”.
Karen Bradley, the UK secretary of state for culture, media and sport, said: “It’s fantastic this global organisation is demonstrating its confidence in the UK by creating new jobs across the north, in the midlands, in Scotland and in Wales.”
“This government is building an economy that works for everyone, one that backs business and builds on our strengths to drive growth and create jobs. We are working hard to create the right conditions for commercial investment in the UK, and today’s announcement is proof that Britain is well and truly open for business.”