Virgin Media brings 120 new jobs to Ireland

And the vacancies need to be filled immediately...

Virgin Media has confirmed that it will create 120 jobs at its National Customer Experience Centre at Roxboro, Co. Limerick.

This will bring its total number of employees at the facility to 400.

Virgin has also announced plans to expanding its fibre broadband network in the region. It plans to connect 10,000 more homes and businesses to its network when the upgrade is finished.

The company says that it is, "growing its Irish workforce to meet demand for its superfast broadband, TV, phone and mobile services."

It will start filling these vacancies immediately - they range from customer care specialists to sales and financial roles.

Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan reacted to the announcement: "This is a very welcome development for Limerick and it underpins the city's track record as a hub that can deliver strong results for high tech multinational companies like Virgin Media.

"Today’s announcement follows a succession of quality job announcements for Limerick and further demonstrates the city’s proven track record in attracting companies of this nature. Virgin Media has consistently been one of the biggest employers in Limerick and I commend them for this jobs decision and their continuing investments in the Mid-West."

Virgin Media CEO Tony Hanway added, "Virgin Media is an exciting place to work and we’re always looking for talented people who enjoy working with customers."