PayPal to add another 100 jobs in Dublin
Global online payments company PayPal has announced it is creating another 100 jobs at its European Centre of Excellence in Blanchardstown, Dublin. The new roles are in addition to the 150 extra jobs announced during 2009.
PayPal’s European operation centre opened in Dublin in 2003 and the company currently employs more than 1,100 people at the site. The centre manages all direct customer contact for PayPal’s businesses across Europe.
Today’s announcement opens up further opportunities for permanent positions in customer service and operations for individuals fluent in English and a second European language.
Commenting on the announcement, Uwe Heddendorp, Vice President PayPal European Operations, said: “It is a great testament to the team here in Dublin that we are able to announce the creation of further jobs at PayPal."
"Our European business continues to grow and I am proud to be able to once again support Irish job creation,” said Uwe Heddendorp Vice President PayPal European Operations."
Barry O’Leary, CEO IDA Ireland, said “PayPal’s investment represents a key endorsement from one of the world’s leading online companies, and is further evidence of Ireland’s ability to compete for and win high quality technologically advanced Foreign Direct Investment."
"This expansion builds on Ireland’s reputation as a global hub for the digital media sector. On behalf of IDA Ireland, I look forward to supporting the continued growth and development of PayPal in the future.”