Moy Park announces major investment in skills
Northern Ireland’s largest company, Moy Park, has announced a major £8m investment in a strategic multi-year skills programme to support the growth of the company as a leading European food business.
The skills growth programme, which will be supported by a £1.4m grant from Invest Northern Ireland, covers a comprehensive suite of training and learning initiatives including leadership and management development, technical competences and functional skills across the entire company workforce.
Moy Park’s HR Director Europe, Mike Mullan stated:
“As one of Europe’s leading food companies, we are committed to supporting our team members with outstanding training and development opportunities. We are delighted to announce this significant investment into skills and training, supported by Invest Northern Ireland, which will be instrumental in sustaining our continual transformation, growth and improvement.
“People are at the heart of Moy Park. As a values-led company we continue to make major investments in our industry leading agriculture and processing facilities and it is essential that we champion and develop the capabilities of our people to take the business forward.”
Moy Park is Northern Ireland’s largest employer with around 6,300 of its 12,000 employees based here. The company was recently awarded the IGD John Sainsbury Learning and Development Award in recognition of its best in class approach to people development.