Irish consultancy and technology firm Aspira has announced plans to create 40 new high-level jobs at the official opening of its new headquarters in Penrose Dock, Cork.
The company also announced plans to open an office in Portugal in November to improve delivery capacity in response to increased sales in mainland Europe.
The 40 new roles are expected to roll out over the next 18 months, with positions expected to include opportunities for project managers, business analysts and technology professionals. A number of positions created will be reserved for new graduates.
Aspira said it has experienced accelerated growth, doubling in size every three years, due to increased demand for technological expertise in the private and public sectors, including pharmaceuticals, banking, energy, services. public and electronic commerce.
Aspira CEO Pat Lucey said: “This is an incredibly exciting time for the company and we look forward to welcoming our new hires to Aspira in the coming months.
“Many organizations are now relaunching and accelerating the rollout of large technology projects that may have been delayed due to the pandemic. The creation of these new roles will further strengthen our capacity to carry out these large-scale innovative projects.
“We are also looking forward to expanding our international team with more positions to be created in our Portuguese office in the future. “
Mr Lucey said the move to the new office “marks a sea change” for the company and its “overall commitment to the new way of working”.
“We have made a conscious effort to re-imagine how our team will work together at our global locations and what a sustainable future looks like for our physical offices,” he said.
“We installed our new headquarters to meet the needs of the hybrid model with shared spaces to facilitate collaboration and conversation. “
The latest announcement follows the company’s expansion in 2020, which saw the opening of its Asia-Pacific regional headquarters in Malaysia and the expansion of its operations in Continental Europe with the opening of its second country office. -Low.
Enterprise Ireland CEO Leo Clancy said it was “exciting” to see the company grow stronger “with the opening of its new head office in Cork.
Aspira was established in 2007 and currently employs 160 people. The company caters to an international clientele including leading players in the IT, financial services, pharmaceutical / medical device, healthcare and energy industries.