Outsourcing business brings job opportunities

Global credit intelligence company Pepper Advantage will launch a major outsourcing business in Fiji.

In a press release issued on Tuesday, the company stated that the new business would be called Pepper Advantage Hub, which would offer an entire suite of back-office support functions that range from IT services such as software engineering and data analytics, to finance- related roles, customer service support, HR, marketing, and administration.

Investment Fiji chief executive officer Kamal Chetty said the launch of the hub would leverage Fiji’s position as a strategic hub for the outsourcing sector.

“Fiji has substantially branded itself as an investment destination for outsourcing companies, and global key players such as Pepper Advantage is a testament to that,” said Mr Chetty.

Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said the investment opportunity would benefit Fijians at large.

“We are excited to host the Pepper Advantage Hub in Fiji and welcome the 800-1000 new jobs it will create for Fijians over the next five years.

“This is a big win for our young, dynamic, English-speaking workforce and a major affirmation of the incentives we have introduced and infrastructure improvements we have made in the ICT sector. Fiji is open for outsourcing, the world knows it, and our people will increase feel the benefits in the form of high-paying tech careers.”

The hub’s managing director Aaron Milburn said: “The Fijian Government, Investment Fiji and Outsource Fiji have ensured that we have the right meetings with the right people for ease in setting up so that we can get more people into more jobs in Fiji faster and more seamlessly.”

“For us, this is a great opportunity. We have over 1200 colleagues worldwide, we are literally going to double that number and half of our workforce will come from Fiji.

“We have selected Fiji

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