PWC have revealed new plans to hire more than 500 people in Ireland in 2016 across a wide range of roles from finance to cybersecurity, data analytics, risk management and other areas.

The recruitment drive includes well over 200 professionally qualified people as the firm launches its campaign to attract talent home from abroad.The company said the expansion is being led by client demand and is in response to Ireland’s robust economic performance.

The professionally qualified roles for 2016 are full-time senior positions right across the firm.PwC said it is aiming to attract talent to come home from abroad as well as talent based in Ireland.

They are looking for people with expertise in the following areas: assurance, technology, digital, data analytics, cybersecurity, financial effectiveness, regulatory compliance, risk management, deals and international tax, as well as financial services and fund administration.


Founded in Ireland in 2004, Asavie now has offices in both the UK and the US, along with its Dublin HQ, and it is now looking to use its new recruits to expand its IoT platform, PassBridge.

According to Asavie, PassBridge enables mobile operators and original equipment manufacturers (OEM) to rapidly launch, scale and secure end-user focused enterprise mobility and IoT services, with current clients including Irish telecom players Eir, Three and Vodafone, as well as AT&T and Telefonica.

The 106 jobs being created by Asavie is one of its largest expansions to date and will see the company hire across a variety of roles in engineering, sales, product management, marketing and support.

The announcement is considerable for Asavie as it more than doubles its current number of employees from 80 to 186 at its headquarters in Dublin 4 and comes following it recently being presented with the Outstanding International Growth Award by the Irish Software Association, as well as being named a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2015 winner.

Speaking of the announcement, Ralph Shaw, CEO of Asavie, said: “The Asavie team is very proud of this expansion to our operations. We have experienced phenomenal growth over the past few years." adding that "This latest evolution of the company builds on the success of Asavie’s world-class technology; our talented team, the strength of our global partnerships and the huge demand from companies to secure and control the costs of their mobility and innovative IoT projects as they scale. "

Jobs Expo Belfast, Northern Ireland’s leading jobs, employment and recruitment fair, is to return to the Stormont Hotel on Saturday 20th February 2016. The event will show case jobs and opportunities to people with companies from Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland further afield.

The event is run by Careers Unlimited, an events and careers company. Jobs Expo also runs twice-yearly in Dublin and Cork, attracting tens of thousands of jobseekers each year.

If you’re an employer and wish to exhibit at Jobs Expo Belfast, please contact Careers Unlimited via

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