The jobs in Ireland’s burgeoning IT industry keep coming with Pitney Bowes announcing 100 new roles today, writes Padraig Hoare.
The firm outlined plans to open a new operations centre in Dublin that will house a three-year multi-million euro research and development project focused on next generation e-commerce and payments platform for global brands.
It will have a client support centre as well as a research and design Centre, creating approximately 100 new jobs for technical support, customer support and e-commerce research and development professionals in the region over the next few years.
The global technology company powers billions of transactions – physical and digital – in commerce and clients around the world include 90% of the Fortune 500.
Pitney Bowes’ investment in Dublin is supported by the Department of Jobs through IDA Ireland.
Director of client operations for Europe at Pitney Bowes, Audrey Lynch said: ““Dublin’s rich mix of client services talent and language skills, combined with the excellent support that we’ve received from IDA Ireland make it a great place for us to locate our client support operation as well as our innovation team.”
She added: “Our clients turn to us around the clock to power billions of transactions globally, and ensuring they receive the best account and technical support is a strategic priority for us. This new facility will help us deliver on our promise to clients in the UK, Ireland and Nordics.”
Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA Ireland said: “Ireland’s diverse multilingual talent pool and pro-business infrastructure make Ireland the ideal destination for companies like Pitney Bowes. I wish the company every success and offer the continued support of IDA Ireland in the future.”