Jobs boost for North Tyneside tech firm

Dozens of new jobs are being created as part of a 'tech talent' investment - with more in the pipeline.

Wednesday, 28th August 2019, 4:31 pm
Updated Monday, 2nd September 2019, 1:36 pm
Phil Grand, managing director of  Newcastle Strategic Solutions.
Phil Grand, managing director of Newcastle Strategic Solutions.

Newcastle Strategic Solutions, the UK’s leading savings management platform, has announced 80 new jobs for the North East.

It is part of the first phase of an investment drive that will see significant and continuing recruitment through 2020.

The North Tyneside-based online savings technology and services provider is looking to fill 80 additional new roles, adding to its existing 600-strong colleague team, based at Cobalt Park and Newcastle city centre.

Business growth, continued success and positive half year business results has accelerated investment in the business, which is seen as one of the North East’s most established and successful FinTechs.

Predominantly tech focused, the new roles will support complex projects, including launching new banks and developing new and innovative services for existing clients. They also include opportunities in the customer services, client services, business transformation and financial crime teams.

Solutions managing director, Phil Grand, was delighted to make the announcement.

He said: “This is a major moment in our history and development.

"Proudly based in the North East, our work has earned us an enviable reputation in the market as the best at what we do.

"We’re at a significant point where we need more talented people to join our amazing team and play a key part in delivering the next chapter in the success story of our Solutions business.

“Newcastle Strategic Solutions offers an exciting, friendly and fast-paced workplace, with great opportunities for self-development.

"A place where colleagues can realise their potential and do their best work in an exhilarating, leading edge environment, whilst also contributing to making the North East a vibrant and thriving place to live and work.”

Solutions, which is part of Newcastle Building Society, has already seen its clients win dozens of awards based on the services it provides and has ambitious future growth plans.