The Mater Private Hospital in Cork is to recruit up to 150 doctors, nurses and other medical staff over the next two years in a €70m expansion.
Health professionals currently working abroad will be targeted for recruitment.
Anna Fitzgerald, chief executive, Mater Private Cork said that, since opening in 2013, the facility’s aim has been to become the leading private hospital in Munster.
“Our commitment today, to further increase our workforce by 150, is a further manifestation of this objective,”
Ms Fitzgerald, Chief Executive, Mater Private Cork
Elsewhere, a French financial services and software development company has announced 90 new jobs over the next two years with the establishment of a base in Dublin.
SideTrade provides payment solutions to companies on 65 countries and will offer the jobs in the areas of accounting, financial expertise and customer support.
The company CEO Olivier Novasque said they had chosen Dublin for its well-educated and motivated workforce.
The investment is being supported by the IDA.
Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton said the announcement was a “boost” for a strategy Government had been pursuing of attracting investment from European countries.
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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