Deloitte to create up to 400 jobs, new Cork institute will add another 50
Professional services firm Deloitte will create up to 400 jobs here over the next four years, while 50 jobs will be created at a new national institute in Cork.
Jobs Minister Richard Bruton will participate in a jobs announcement at Deloitte's office in Dublin later today.
The jobs are across areas including finance and analytics.
The company also said the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has approved its acquisition of System Dynamics, a technology consulting business.
Managing Partner Brendan Jennings said "the recruitment drive for these positions, and the acquisition of System Dynamics by Deloitte, reflects our commitment to investing in our Consulting practice."
"We have experienced considerable growth, with revenue growth of over 80pc...we are investing heavily in digital, technology, business intelligence, and analytics, and are looking to grow our consulting team to almost 1,000 people over the next four years, so that we are well placed to help our clients make the right choices for their businesses.”
Separately, 50 new jobs are to be created at new national institute in University College Cork, where high-tech research into future food and smart medicine will take place.