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Irish Tax Institute

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45 New Jobs for Wexford with Zurich

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45 New Jobs for Wexford with Zurich

Thursday, February 12, 2015 

45 New Jobs for Wexford with Zurich

45 new jobs have been announced for Wexford today with Zurich Insurance.

The jobs are coming on stream at the Zurich Insurance location at Drinagh, outside Wexford town.

The multinational insurance giant currenlty employs 160 people at it’s Wexford operation and hopes to bring that to over 200 in the coming months.

The new roles, which are now open to applicants, span a broad range of functions including:

  • Underwriting,
  • Claims management,
  • Marketing, and
  • IT

Zurich set up in Wexford in 2007 and has seen continued expansion since.

Details of the current opportuniites with Zurich are available here.

Is a career in the Insurance Sector for you? Explore our Sector Expert area, related employers, occupations and career videos here.


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