Entries by Edward Murphy

Financial Analytics Firm Numerix Is Creating 30 New Jobs

TweetSoftware-based solutions company Numerix announces that 30 new jobs are being created in Dublin. Numerix provides cross-asset analytics for derivatives valuations and risk management. The firm is recruiting people who have experience in the following positions, financial engineering, financial analytics development, as well as professionals in legal and accounting. Numerix is looking to hire 30 high-skilled employees over the next three years. Numerix is based in New York, it provides asset solutions for structuring, pre-trade price discovery, trade capture, valuation and portfolio management of derivatives and structured products, for more than 700 clients and 75 partners across more than 26 countries. Steven R. O’Hanlon, Chief Executive Officer & President of Numerix said: “We’re […]

E-learning Firm Affero Lab Basing European Hub In Ireland

TweetBrazilian e-learning company Affero Lab is setting up their European Headquarters in the capital. Not only will their European operations centre be set up in Dublin, they’re creating 40 new positions too. Affero Lab is the result of a merger of brazil’s two biggest companies in Corporate Education: Affero and LAB SSJ. On the one side, Affero – with a unique portfolio and dozens of successful cases of technology solutions geared toward learning. On the other, LAB SSJ – recognized for its classroom-based and blended solutions, which link training to results. Affero Lab will be recruiting for roles such as, research and development, developing the company’s technologies in the areas of […]

Pharmaceutical Firm Alexion Announce 200 New Jobs For Dublin

TweetPharmaceutical company Alexion are creating 200 new jobs in West Dublin. Alexion are investing €450 million to expand their facilities at College Park near Blanchardstown. Alexion is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and delivering life-transforming therapies for patients with severe and life-threatening rare diseases. The companies global supply chain and quality operations facility is based in Ireland. The addition of another 200 staff over the four years, will bring their total Irish workforce up to 500 employees. During the building phase, a further 800 construction jobs will also be created. Speaking about the project, Alexion’s Irish executive VP for global operations Julie O’Neill said it: “further underscores our commitment […]

320 new jobs coming to Co. Armagh

TweetIrish-based company Eishtec are creating 320 new customer service jobs in Craigavon, Co Armagh. ‘Eishtec is an outsourced contact centre providing tailored solutions to businesses,’ that focus on customer support. During the next three years, they’ll be hiring up to 320 staff for a new centre opening in Northern Ireland. Eishtec already have offices in Wexford and Waterford, employing nearly 1,100 staff. They provide customer and sales services, analytics and technical support to the UK Mobile network operator EE. Eishtec’s Operational Director, Colm Tracey said: “The impetus to set up a third customer service centre was through increased demand from our core client, EE. However, our objective is to significantly expand our customer […]

EU-USA trade deal could result in 10,000 jobs for Ireland

TweetA possible deal between the European Union and America could result in 10,000 new jobs for Ireland. The sector most likely to see the greatest increase, if the deal goes through, is the export sector. Reports suggest that if the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is agreed upon, the Irish economy is forecast to have a 1.1% improvement. The TTIP will increase the export sector for three to five years, almost double what any other European Union country can expect. The study in to the trade deal, commissioned by the Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton says that: “Because Ireland’s trade balance with the US is already very favourable, TTIP will in […]