Business advisory firm, Grant Thornton is to officially open it’s new offices and plans to hire people to meet demand for specialist areas such as advisory services, financial accounting and tax planning.
The company also has offices in Dublin, Limerick, Kildare, and Galway.
Meanwhile, twelve jobs are being created in Carlow at Irish startup company Maven TM.
The telemarketing and and lead generation company is already recruiting for the positions, which it expects to fill within a year. The new jobs come after the Carlow based company won a number of contracts with multinational firms such as VodafoneIreland.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny is visiting Carlow Community Enterprise Centre later today to make the official announcement, where he will also meet other entrepreneurs from the area.
The firm was set up in 2011, and currently employs 18 people. It has been steadily expanding since January, and has already added 11 jobs since then.
Maven TM has clients in Ireland, Germany, UK, USA, Sweden, France and Belgium, working in seven languages.
“Since the company’s beginnings in 2011, we’ve experienced impressive growth and market share,”
“We won key contracts with four global companies during the summer, fuelling our need to recruit a further 12 new jobs in the next year in sales, marketing, HR, finance and operations.”
Mark Cradock, Founder, Maven TM
Ken Murphy graduated from University College Cork in 1987 with an Electrical Engineering degree before moving to the US as a Network Design Engineer with BellSouth Corporation. His return to Ireland in 1989 heralded a career which concentrated on the multinational sector, and involved working with companies such as Apple Computer, Cabletron, FMC Automotive, Moog, General Semiconductor and Technicolor.
Ken is a specialist in quality management, purchasing, logistics and supply chain management. He has significant expertise and experience in managing the changing demands of the global media, electronics and automotive sectors at operational and project management levels.
Ken leads CareerWise Recruitment’s Cork operations. He has served on local and national committees of IPICS (The Supply Chain Management Institute), CIPD, the Cork Electronics Industry Association (CEIA), and has completed a three-year term as Chair of the UCC Alumni Board.
Ken has recently been elected as a Director of the Cork Chamber for a four year term to help promote business and drive policy objectives for the Cork Region
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