IT consultancy firm Version 1 is to create 180 new jobs in Ireland to meet the demands of new business and forecasted growth.
The 180 jobs will be created by 2013 and will include opportunities for senior technology consultants, project, team and practice leads, as well as a number of graduate roles. There are 45 roles to be filled in the next three months.
The company has forecasted growth in excess of 30pc this year. “Last July we announced the creation of 100 jobs in three years, but given our strong performance we expect to fill those roles in one year,” said Jarlath Dooley, human resource director.
Version 1 reported a turnover of €17.5 million in 2010 and in the first quarter of this year, turnover was up 30pc on the same period last year and gross sales in March reached a record high in excess of €2 million. Version 1 currently employs 265 staff at its offices in Dublin, Belfast and Cork.