15th August 2013
ISIA member, NOONAN, has significantly increased its presence in Northern Ireland by creating and securing almost 300 jobs.
An Irish-owned company which has its Northern Ireland headquarters in Lisburn, employs more than 7,000 people across Ireland in a range of positions. The firm also has multiple sites across Northern Ireland and this new jobs figure brings the total number of employees in Northern Ireland to 1,012.
Recently, Noonan has secured a number of significant new contracts, including an international corporate law firm and a major government department and has invested over £500,000 in new capital equipment. The new positions will be based at locations across Northern Ireland.
John O’Donoghue, Group CEO of NOONAN, welcomed the news: “Noonan is committed to strengthening its position in Northern Ireland".
“Providing good facilities management requires flexibility, innovation and the ability to adapt our offering to a client’s unique needs. By recruiting industry experts, we’ve been able to deliver substantial cost savings and service improvements for customers – that has led to us being in the strong position that we’re in today. We’re providing an integrated service across a number of sectors here, including Corporate, Technology, Healthcare, Retail and Life Sciences. The investment that we’ve made demonstrates our confidence that we will continue to grow our market share across Northern Ireland.”
NOONAN have pointed out that the firm has seen a significant expansion in its reach with contract wins in the healthcare, education and security sectors in the UK and Ireland.
O’Donoghue concluded: “Our team has worked exceptionally hard to deliver a first-rate service for clients – this investment represents a vote of confidence in them and the Northern Ireland economy”. Over the past number of years, Noonan has launched a number of new services to enhance its core proposition, including building maintenance, landscaping, technical support services and environmental services. The group is committed to delivering more sustainable practices for the facilities industry; having ISO 14001 certification the group anticipates that it will achieve the prestigious ISO 50001 certification for its energy management system later this year.