Accenture to create 200 senior roles in Ireland

Consulting group also creating 50 graduate roles

Accenture said recruitment for the new roles would begin immediately

Accenture said recruitment for the new roles would begin immediately

 

The global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company Accenture is to create 200 new senior roles and 50 graduate jobs in Ireland.

The company said its recruitment drive was focused primarily on professionals working in the technology and digital areas and with experience across a number of sectors including financial services, communications, media and food and agriculture.

Accenture said recruitment would begin immediately and stressed the graduate roles were in addition to its usual intake of college leavers.

“There is a wealth of talent in this country, and we are pleased to offer the opportunity to develop careers with Accenture,” said Alastair Blair, Accenture’s country managing director in Ireland.

“We are seeking highly motivated, skilled individuals who share our passion and commitment to client service. Professionals who join our team will have access to the latest technology and will receive training and professional development opportunities to expand their business, industry and technical skills,” he added.

Accenture currently employs about 1,600 people in Ireland and 319,000 worldwide.

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton welcomed the announcement.