Montreal-based IT company /n Spro is expanding to Halifax with plans to create up to 20 experienced IT positions over five years.
The province, through Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI), will support the company with a six-year payroll rebate of up to $327,950. The payroll rebate is based on performance and requires the company to meet pre-planned employment targets.
"This is an investment in growing the economy and providing a great future here at home for our IT grads," said Economic and Rural Development Minister Percy Paris. "Quality opportunities like these attract IT professionals from Nova Scotia and beyond to the rapidly growing industry."
/n Spro provides expert-level functional consulting to organizations using SAP's human capital management, customer relationship management, business intelligence and portal applications. SAP is a software application that helps businesses become more efficient and consistent through integrating technology.
"Nova Scotia is an ideal place to grow our business," said Luc Hedou, principal associate and co-founder of /n Spro. "We explored many options to expand our business and found Nova Scotia, with its talented workforce and existing client base, to be best-suited for our growth plans."
"Driving investment in sustainable sectors, like information technology, helps create long-term, high-paying jobs right here in Nova Scotia," said Stephen Lund, president and CEO, Nova Scotia Business Inc. "/n Spro is a great addition to our knowledge economy."
Founded in 2003 to meet the needs of clients who wanted to optimize their SAP investment, /n Spro is composed of a team of senior experts that possesses a sound understanding of the clients' problems and extensive expertise in the implementation of the SAP suite of products. Focusing mainly on SAP HR and payroll modules, its consultants work with the public sector, as well as with companies in the high tech, pharmaceutical and petroleum and gas industries. In view of its numerous successes, /n Spro is considered the team of choice in terms of carrying out architecture projects, quality assurance, strategic planning and the execution of highly specialized projects. Since its creation, it has shown a 300 per cent growth rate, annually. For more information, please visit www.n-spro.com .
Nova Scotia Business Inc. is Nova Scotia's private-sector-led business development agency. NSBI is the investment-attraction arm of the province and helps businesses in Nova Scotia meet growth potential through advisory services, trade development, financing and venture capital.
Go to www.novascotiabusiness.com for more details.