Sky brings 100 jobs to Scotland

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ENTERTAINMENT and communications company Sky has revealed it will bring 100 permanent jobs to Scotland.

The new posts will be with the expanding Customer Business Systems team in Livingston, West Lothian, which manages the technology systems supporting Sky’s customer operations, products and services.

Bosses at Sky say they are looking for “bright sparks” to join the team and hope to recruit people with broad and varied skills and will be looking for a range of talent, from juniors, graduates right the way through to experience IT professionals.

Scott Mackay, director of Customer Business Systems at Sky, said: “Groundbreaking technology is at the very heart of our business, so we want to recruit only the very best to help us continually deliver the great service that our 10 million customers have come to expect.

“We want to tempt high calibre bright sparks who are the very best in their profession to build a long-term career with us.

“We are known for investing in our people and this is exactly our plan in expanding the team at Livingston.”

“This is a really exciting opportunity for people looking for a fast-paced career in the world of advanced technology with a company that is continually innovating in the entertainment and home communications space.

“Our customer management platform is critical to our ability to provide Sky customers with only the very best service, which is why it is important that we have the right people with the right skills to look after it.

“Sky will offer full induction training and on-going support, meaning successful applicants are armed with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed at Sky.”

Sky employs over 6,000 people in its Scottish contact centres in Livingston, Dunfermline and Uddingston.

There are 6,768 Sky employees in Scotland, making it the country’s ninth largest private sector employer.

In 2009, Sky opened a £2 million training and recruitment Talent Hub in Kirkton Campus, Livingston.

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