BT has announced their plans to expand their workforce for their state of the art new offices in Birmingham. The telecom firm opened their new office at Three Snow Hill last year. Moreover, the company is intending to create more than 450 new jobs in Birmingham as part of the expansion project. In addition, the new office space has the capacity to accommodate 3,500 workers.

BT is looking for digital workers

So far BT is employing more than 1,700 employees in Birmingham City with a total workforce of around 6,000 across the United Kingdom. Furthermore, the telecom company stated that they want to hire more digital workers. These workers will work in various future proof roles. Hence, they are looking to hire people with skilled roles such as Artificial Intelligence, cloud, agile delivery, design, machine learning, product management and software engineering. The new staff members will start work at BT by April 2024.

BT’s recruitment drive

Furthermore, these newly created jobs are part of strong recruitment drive through which BT plans to hire 1,000 workers across United Kingdom. “Digital was founded to accelerate BT’s transformation, innovation and return to growth. To succeed, we need to bring in and upskill the top digital talent, and our efforts will boost the tech communities along the way. Diversity is a key focus in our recruitment efforts as we need a broad set of temperaments, mindsets and abilities to drive through the cultural transformation that comes hand-in-hand with this talent drive.” BT’s chief digital and innovation officer, Harmeen Mehta said in her statement.

Collaboration with ‘Distributive’

The announcement is related to an earlier news when BT signed a £30m deal with ‘Distributed’. As a result, they will bring agile elastic teams to work collaboratively with BT’s Digital team on projects. Moreover, the deal will provide an option for BT to access highly skilled tech talent to carry out its ambitious transformation goals.

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