News : Tech Company to Open Call Centre in Auckland Adding Up to 140 Jobs
Auckland, New Zealand, May, 2017 -- Human resources IT company, Workday, plans to open an international call centre in Auckland, creating up to 140 new jobs.
California-based Workday's software links a company's financial, human resources, talent, recruitment, payroll, and analytics applications through a cloud service.
The call centre will be housed in the Grant Thornton building on Fanshawe Street. Auckland was chosen head of other Asia Pacific cities.
Workday also has call centres in San Francisco, United States and Dublin, Ireland.
Australia New Zealand managing director Rob Wells said the call centre could employ up to 140 workers and planned to have 80 staff in Auckland by the end of the year providing "around the clock support" to customers around the world.
Wells said the call centre was a "significant investment" for Workday and the company planned to further invest in New Zealand.
"We are proud to invest in New Zealand and to create jobs that will help further develop the technology industry here and provide additional opportunity for expats wanting to return home," he said.
Senior vice president Chris Byrne said Auckland appealed to the company "due to its willing and talented workforce and the country's Privacy Act, which is in line with the Workday's privacy commitments to customers".
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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