Dublin is to benefit from a jobs boost today, with the creation of 25 new jobs. Overseas sales consultancy firm, Extra Sales, which specialises in selling Irish owned overseas properties is expanding it's operations over the next two year's. Six positions will be filled immediately ranging from administration to sales management roles across a variety of countries including China, Bulgaria, Turkey, Spain and Russian.
Software and telecoms provider Asidua has revealed plans to create 16 new jobs, more than doubling the company’s headcount. New expansion plans will see Asidua grow its Dublin office, as well as offer its application and data integration services and solutions based on its customer contact platform and platform for policing. The company has deployed services based on this software for major clients, including BT, Milton Keynes Council, London Borough of Harrow, Chorley Council, a major UK police constabulary, as well as an international mobile phone operator.
Convenience and fuel retailer Topaz is investing €3m in its service station at Dublin airport, which will involve the employment of 100 people during the construction phase and 20 people full time once it’s open. Work on the new 100 sq m flagship site will begin later this month and it’s expected to be completed by September.
Thomas Mastaglio, managing director of the Mymic Global computer technology company, yesterday said the company will set up in the former premises of the Valentia Island Cable Company, with the immediate creation of five jobs. The US-based multinational provides safety training software products for maritimeindustries and plans to move into the offshore wind and wave energy areas. The IDA is grant-aiding the project, which plans to have a 22-strong workforce in Valentia by 2016.
Egan Hospitality, the Irish catering company, is to spend €2 million opening 10 branches of Soho Coffee in Ireland.
Manor House Hotels of Ireland and Irish Country Hotels today announced that its 50 members will invest more than E10m in marketing and capital projects and create up to 150 jobs this year.
Hillbilly’s Family Restaurants is set to create 80 part-time and fulltime jobs in the first half of 2014 as it opens three new stores in Galway, Cork and Dublin.
Irish med devices company VistaMed is to create 125 new jobs in Carrick-on-Shannon and Roosky as part of a €7m investment.
Recruitment for these positions is ongoing and positions are expected to be filled by the end of 2014.
The company, which is a subsidiary of Fane Valley Co-operative Society, sources and produces beef and lamb. A total of 179 new posts, including managerial and production roles, have been created. The expansion of the workforce comes two years after the company built a new facility adjacent to its main processing site at Granville. "The 179 new production and managerial positions, to be created in Dungannon with support from the Jobs Fund, will generate over £2.5m annually in additional salaries,"
The American insurance company, Allstate, has said it will create 650 jobs at its Northern Ireland operation over the next three years. The firm currently employs 1,900 people at its premises in Belfast, Londonderry and Strabane. Almost 200 of the software development, software testing, infrastructure services and analytics posts have already been filled. The remaining 450 will be recruited by 2016.