Xerox announces 2,500 new jobs for Jamaicans

Sunday, September 11, 2016

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Xerox will be recruiting 2,500 Jamaicans in its customer care and business process centres in Montego Bay, Kingston and Portmore to support the company’s expanding list of global clients.

Xerox is recruiting the new employees via a series of open houses and recruitment fairs throughout September and October. The company intends to hire 1,000 people in Kingston and 1,500 in Montego Bay.

"Xerox is expanding its market-leading presence in Jamaica," said Leroy Reid, vice president and country leader for Xerox in Jamaica via a news release. "We are serving new clients and expanding the services we provide to many of our existing clients."

Xerox is the largest diversified business process services company worldwide. The company provides business services, technology and expertise that enables workplaces, ranging from small businesses to large global enterprises to simplify the way work gets done.

From its 11 locations in Jamaica, the Xerox team provides support for corporations operating in industries such as health care, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, retail, transportation, and high-tech.

"The minimum requirements for employment are a school- leaving certificate at the secondary level or HEART Level II certificate," said Reid in the news release, who added there are additional career opportunities for people with advanced qualifications.

"The type of work performed by the team members in Jamaica also includes technical support, administrative assistance, insurance claim processing, finance & accounting, payroll services, and transaction processing," he said.

Xerox employs 6,500 people in Jamaica, the company say, making the Jamaica team the fourth-largest concentration among the company’s 130,000 workforce, following the US, India and the Philippines, the release said.

"We have a team of well-trained and highly qualified and exceptionally motivated Jamaicans who deliver superior service for a wide range of global brands across multiple industries," said Reid.





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