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150 new jobs at Clonakilty tech company

Written by Robert McHugh, on 14th Sep 2020. Posted in Technology

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Global Shares announced last week that it is seeking to increase its headcount from 370 currently to 1,000 by 2024, and fill 150 high-skill, high-value roles immediately. The fintech company is on track to achieve Unicorn valuation status by 2024.

The company is currently seeking applications for roles including software development, product owner, compliance,cyber security, financial reporting, project management and many more. 

An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin announced the new jobs at the firm’s headquarters in the West Cork Technology Park on the outskirts of Clonakilty town.

Speaking in the almost empty office space - the majority of employees have been working from home due to Covid 19 guidelines - An Taoiseach said, "The story of Global Shares is a remarkable one, illustrating how from small beginnings a company can grow and develop a global footprint. It is an inspiring example of what can be achieved through talent and ambition."

CEO of Global Shares, Tim Houstoun added, "Our growth over the past couple of years has been enormous, but over the next few years, we’re aiming to be West Cork’s first Unicorn, and we’re on track to achieve that. This is something that is exciting for many reasons – including the fact that as an employee owned company, many of our own staff will reap the rewards of the hard work they’ve put in over the years."

Source: www.businessworld.ie

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