Wednesday 24 May 2017

Hertz creates 100 jobs in Dublin

Car rental company Hertz has announced that it is to expand its European shared services centre in Swords, Co. Dublin with the creation of up to 100 new jobs.

The new jobs will bring the total number employed in Swords by the company to over 930.

Making the announcement today, Tánaiste Mary Coughlan said: “Hertz has successfully operated a European shared services centre from Dublin for over 10 years and the transformation of this facility with the creation of 100 high value new jobs is a welcome step."

"This expansion will enable the Hertz team in Swords to focus on further enhancing its strategic partners with the business units across EMEA and to grow the operation’s reputation as a centre of excellence for customer care within the group.”

“A high-value transformation of this nature is characteristic of the Government’s ‘Smart Economy’ Strategy and I look forward to working closely with Hertz as it continues to develop and expand its presence in Ireland,” the Tánaiste concluded."

Andrew Varley, Vice President Hertz Europe Service Centre, said: “I am delighted with this announcement and mandate expansion at Hertz in Dublin."

A number of new functions in both Finance expertise and Customer Care and growth elements will be managed from the Shared Services Centre. This will include the establishment of a Best in Class centralised Employee Shared Services Operation for Europe, Middle East, and Africa.”

“On behalf of Hertz I look forward to this further development and to continue to build on the company's relations with Ireland and the Irish Government.”

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