Capita doubles Irish workforce in 800 jobs boost.
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Four hundred new jobs are to be created in Cork at a call centre for Irish Water. The staff will be hired as hundreds of thousands of water meters are installed in homes across the country. The first hundred workers will be hired in July, with 300 more to be taken in the months ahead.
Cloud computing company Salesforce. com has opened a new operations centre in Dublin with the creation of a 100 new jobs.
The US firm plans to hire people in the areas of sales, marketing, IT and customer support. The company, which already employs 500 staff here, said it hoped to fill the new roles by the end of the year.
US biopharma manufacturer Alexion Pharmaceuticals is to establish a global supply chain facility in Dublin, creating 50 new jobs.
The company has already begun recruiting for a range of positions in quality assurance, quality control, logistics and supply chain functions for its new offices and laboratory.
Up to 1,600 new construction jobs are expected to be announced by the new company tasked with collecting water charges today.
The Irish Independent reports that 25% of the new jobs will be reserved for those on the Live Register and will last around three years.
It comes just days after Irish Water announced up to 240 jobs will be created at eight regional offices around the country, while another 400 positions are being rolled out in Abtran call centre in Cork, which will process applications and customer queries in relation to Irish Water's operations.
Ark Energy Consulting Limited has announced that it is to expand its Italian operations to a new Irish location in Longford town creating 10 new jobs over the next three years.
“This project will require software development skills and, as this work can be carried out independently of the location of its clients, the company has chosen to base the project in Ireland. I am delighted to be moving to Longford where recruitment for positions has already begun. I look forward to growing the business there over the coming years.”
A Kilkenny-based cleaning company has announced its intention to create 50 new jobs following its expansion into the Dublin market.
Administrative and cleaning positions based at McCreery Contract Cleaning’s new Dublin centre will be filled over the next two years.
The company will initially offer a domestic cleaning services package for people with high value homes in the capital which require a high level of security.
IDA Ireland is backing plans to develop a shipping-finance centre in Dublin, in a bid to emulate the city’s position as an international aviation leasing hub.
In a filing to Dublin City Council, the firm ISSC said it was acting for an unidentified investor planning a shipping services project that might result in more than 3,500 jobs in the capital’s docklands. In a separate filing, IDA said it supported the proposals.
Some 2,000 jobs and an economic impact of €200m – that’s the ambition behind a new project spearheaded by Dublin Chamber of Commerce and Dublin City Council aimed at making Dublin the #1 Tech Start-up City in Europe.
A report that has come out of a project called “Activating Dublin” aimed at generating growth and employment in the Dublin region has found that Dublin is already ahead of many European cities.