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Accenture to create 300 new tech and design jobs in Dublin

Around 100 of these new roles will be in The Dock, the company’s new research and development hub.

The Taoiseach welcomed the news.
The Taoiseach welcomed the news.
Image: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie

ACCENTURE HAS ANNOUNCED the creation of 300 new jobs as part of plans to “grow and deepen its presence” in Ireland.

The new jobs will be in the field of design and technology, while 100 of these will be located at The Dock, the company’s new research and innovation hub which officially opens today.

The professional services company already employs over 2,200 people in Ireland.

New employees will work across a range of areas including artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, and in industries ranging from financial services to consumer goods.

The Dock will be based in Dublin’s Grand Canal Dock, and is described as one of the world’s “most connected and intelligent buildings”, as it uses sensors to learn from occupant behaviour, reacts to user feedback and allows the building to continually evolve.

In January last year, the company announced also announced 250 new jobs for Dublin.

There are currently 107 jobs listed under the search term “Dublin” on the company’s website.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny welcomed the news, describing it as a move “which further cements Ireland’s position globally as a technology hub”.

Accenture Chairman and CEO Pierre Nanterme said the company was “proud to build on [its] long history in Ireland”.

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