The consultancy firm invests in the region as it continues to bolster its presence across the UK
BJSS, the Leeds based technology and engineering consultancy, today announces it has opened a new office in Newcastle. The company aims to hire 40 new employees in the region by 2022, with all new recruits adopting BJSS’ company-wide hybrid working policy.
Located along the city’s engineering and tech powerhouse hub, Quayside, in Rotterdam House, the new Newcastle office supports BJSS’ already strong national and international presence of 15 offices in locations across the UK, Europe, USA and Australia. Newcastle has one of the fastest-growing tech clusters in the UK, which the northeast team is set to tap into as it grows throughout the year.
The initial focus of the Newcastle operation is to elevate BJSS’ well-established work within the public sector, with a core client being the NHS in the region. In addition, the team will support developing BJSS’ technology, engineering, consulting, cloud, data, and AI services. The company will be recruiting for various software delivery roles, including platform and infrastructure engineers. As the team grows, there will be increased demand for operation managers, client service people, tech consultants and strategists.
Stuart Bullock, Managing Director, BJSS, said; “Expansion of the business continues to be important for BJSS. Newcastle’s exciting tech scene offers vast opportunities for us to continue growing and working with highly skilled and talented people. We’re incredibly excited to be contributing to the thriving community that inspires a sense of collaboration and offers a highly valuable digital tech talent pool. BJSS is a northern rooted business; we have no doubt the opening of this new office will play a large part in the continued success of the work we provide our clients daily.”
Invest Newcastle, part of NewcastleGateshead Initiative, is supporting BJSS with its expansion plans, promoting the city’s assets, digital ecosystem and offering as a place to locate and grow a business. Newcastle is home to The National Innovation Centre for Data and is recognised for its growing tech talent pool.
Jennifer Hartley, Director, Invest Newcastle part of NewcastleGateshead Initiative said; “A warm welcome to BJSS as they join Newcastle’s fantastic tech eco system. This investment into Newcastle is a testament to the innovative and collaborative community of businesses in our region and cements our position as a leading tech hub in the UK. The recruitment of 40 highly-skilled roles is a brilliant opportunity to tap into our talent pool with two leading universities on our doorstep. We are delighted that they will be growing their innovative team in Newcastle and look forward to working with them to as they continue to grow and thrive here.”
BJSS is now hiring for talented technologists to join its Newcastle operation. To view the latest job opportunities, please click here.
About NewcastleGateshead Initiative
Established in 2000, NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI) is the destination and investment agency for Newcastle Gateshead. Their work is supported by both Newcastle City Council, Gateshead Council, private sector partners and more than 1,000 businesses and stakeholders who work with them to make better places to enjoy, stay and invest. Their team of 25 are in the heart of Newcastle’s city centre, in The Common Room of the North, a venue of unique history and heritage. As well as attracting investment, strategically important businesses and people to Newcastle and Gateshead, their work is dedicated to supporting initiatives that make a lasting social and economic impact. All their work is aligned to our overall mission of creating better places for everyone.
About Invest Newcastle
Part of NewcastleGateshead Initiative, Invest Newcastle drive and deliver economic growth in Newcastle and Gateshead. They secure capital investment, work to attract new businesses and create jobs. They help businesses to locate, expand and thrive through a bespoke range of services. They champion the region and its strengths on a national and international stage, promoting Newcastle as a city to collaborate, innovate and thrive. Since it was established in 2013, it has supported more than 200 new businesses to relocate or expand, helping to create and safeguard more than 11,000 jobs.