BearingPoint to add 100 jobs in 18 months

Company beefs up leadership team with two new partners and two directors

Management and technology consultancy BearingPoint is planning on hiring more than 100 people in the next 12 to 18 months, appointing two new partners and two directors to its Irish business ahead of the recruitment drive.

Directors Claudia Carr and Gary Mullane have been promoted to partners. Ms Carr will lead BearingPoint Ireland’s People and Strategy Practice, covering sustainability, people development for the modern workplace, business transformation and management, and focusing on challenges facing organisations in the years to come.

Mr Mullane becomes partner with responsibility for BearingPoint’s Insurance Consulting Services, and is also head of data analytics and artificial Intelligence.

Marie Ryan and Gerard Hayes have been appointed director in software and director in business consulting respectively. Ms Ryan will grow the software team to help deliver innovative solutions to both new and existing clients. Mr Hayes will lead BearingPoint’s services related to the delivery of transformation programmes, operational and process excellence and workforce planning.

BearingPoint employs more than 250 consultants in Ireland. As part of its recruitment drive, the company is recruiting for 50 immediate vacancies across the business at all levels, from graduates up to senior leaders, in riles such as business process analysts, software testers, technology advisors and database administrators.

“Today’s announcement underlines the firm’s ongoing success and growth ambition as defined in our strategy 2025: putting people in the centre, outperforming the market every year and being in the top three in our chosen areas of expertise,” said Gillian O’Sullivan, country leader for BearingPoint Ireland. “I am particularly proud and delighted to announce the appointment of Claudia, Gary, Marie and Gerard to these vitally important roles for our business. All of them have reached this important milestone based on their exceptional abilities, deep industry expertise and outstanding commitment to serving our clients.”

Ciara O'Brien

Ciara O'Brien

Ciara O'Brien is an Irish Times business and technology journalist