Some good news for Manchester this morning.
Business desk are reporting that Siemen's Green Technology Centre to be based at Princess Park is amongst 34 projects being given the go ahead by the regional development fund.
The technology park will create up to 340 new jobs in its Projects business, focused on the design and build of transmission systems to connect countries’ power networks to new energy sources, especially offshore wind.
The new high technology roles will be recruited from a number of areas, both new graduate and experienced hires to optimise the talent pool. Siemens will recruit intensively from the universities which are active in Electrical and Power engineering, both graduate and post-graduate, and from the existing workforce in the UK and Europe. Siemens will also recruit engineers from other sectors which are either static or in decline, such as oil and gas, industrial automation and armed forces.