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Colm Hofler

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CRH plc

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Within the building materials industry there are opportunities for people with very different backgrounds.

The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with clever technology. They will often follow the latest developments in their chosen field, and prefer mentally stimulating environments.
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300 New Jobs for Dublin with SAGE

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300 New Jobs for Dublin with SAGE

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 

300 New Jobs for Dublin with SAGE

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny has welcomed the creation of 300 jobs in Dublin as Europe’s second largest technology company Sage announces the opening of a new Sandyford base in South Dublin.

The Dublin Centre will serve the European market for Sage, the world’s leading small business accounting, payments and payroll solutions provider. These new centres will provide digitally-driven sales and support for its global products. It will enhance the overall experience for customers and partners and be part of the sales proposition to potential customers across Europe.

Sage said the office will create career opportunities in Marketing, Sales and Services. Sage is building these centres globally as part of its strategy to build deeper, life-long relationships with customers.

Sage currently has 1.8m customers across Europe. The company's existing office in Citywest, Dublin employs 250 members of staff.

The project is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.

Sage are currently recruiting. Details of Career Opportunities with Sage are available here.

Source: IDA Ireland

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