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ICON planning to create 200 jobs
29 Jan 2015 22:10
Irish multinational company ICON is to create 200 jobs in a new Global Innovation Hub.
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The posts will be in IT, Data Analytics, Clinical Science, Project Management, Finance and Human Resources.
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The new positions will be split between Dublin and Limerick and will take the company’s employment in Ireland to 1,200.
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The expansion has been part-funded by Enterprise Ireland.
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Founded in 1990, ICON provides outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries worldwide.
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It employs 11,000 people in 40 countries and is listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange in New York.
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ICON hosted the launch of the Action Plan for Jobs 2015 this morning.
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Taoiseach and Tanaiste confer at the start of the Action Plan for Jobs 2015 launch #allaboutjobs pic.twitter.com/8q4mYBYVLZ</p>— MerrionStreet.ie (@merrionstreet) January 29, 2015 <p>The Government set out measures it plans to put in place to deliver its recently announced target of full employment by 2018.
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The Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation has said almost 1,000 individual measures to help job creation have been introduced under the Action Plan for Jobs.
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It said the measures have helped in the creation of around 80,000 jobs.
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Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton has said that every region of the country is enjoying job growth and the Government wants to build on that.
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