Dublin and Shannon to get 150 new jobs

Some 150 jobs are to be created with the expansion of two companies in Dublin and Shannon.

Customer services provider Abtran said it will take on an extra 100 staff at its operations in the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) in the capital.

The Irish-owned firm is expanding its consulting and technology services in anticipation of growing its business further internationally.

Abtran chief executive Michael Fitzgerald said it would also be a great opportunity for its employees to grow and develop their careers within the firm.

“Our consulting and technology services are about adding value to our clients whilst giving our employees an opportunity to apply their knowledge in a practical, hands-on way,” he said.

Abtran, which was set up in 1997, already employs more than 2,000 people in Ireland, with 50 staff based at its IFSC offices.

Speaking at the official opening , Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton said: “Abtran is a great example of the type of Irish company we are trying to support in this area — a highly innovative, fast-growing company which is taking advantage of the base of multinational companies we have here in Ireland in order to grow its sales.

Separately, mortgage provider Pepper Ireland said it is looking to recruit 50 people in Dublin and Shannon.

The company, which employs around 300 people nationally and is based on Atlantic Avenue in the Westpark Business Campus in Shannon as well as Hatch Street Upper in Dublin, will split the new positions between the two operations.

Pepper Ireland, an asset manager and provider of third-party loan and advisory services, is looking to recruit graduates and professionals with experience in commercial mortgages and real estate and will add 25 jobs to its ranks in Shannon


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