EY has announced the creation of 1,000 new jobs in Northern Ireland over the next five years in a move that will bring the total EY headcount to 1,900 in the region.
The professional serveices firm is seeking roles to be filled by a mix of experienced candidates, recent graduates and school leavers in areas such as cyber security, data analytics, cloud computing, Artificial Intelligence and other emerging technologies, risk, tax, audit and as well as business consultancy.
To support this growth, EY will establish a hub in the North West to attract talent from across the region.
Assured Skills Academy Programme
EY Northern Ireland said it will work with the Department for the Economy to operate an Assured Skills Academy Programme that will deliver new talent for EY in specific areas such as cyber security, data analytics, among others.
The Assured Skills Academy Programme will focus on individuals such as those seeking to return to work following a career break, those wishing to change career, or recent graduates looking for an alternative route into professional services.
World Class Team
“Thanks to our partnership with the Department for the Economy and Invest Northern Ireland, we have been able to create this pipeline of jobs and skills development opportunities that we are announcing today," said Rob Heron, EY Northern Ireland Managing Partner.
"Whether you are a college graduate, someone looking to advance or change your career, or you are ready to re-enter the workforce following a career break, EY’s Assured Skills Academy Programme will offer you an opportunity to acquire new skills and to join a world class team here in EY Northern Ireland."