Business expansion
Southern and Eastern;
Location of affected unit(s)
Cork and Dublin
Professional Services
Scientific, Architectural And Engineering Technical Activities
Architectural And Engineering Activities; Technical Testing And Analysis
71.12 - Engineering activities and related technical consultancy

500 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
23 June 2021
Employment effect (start)
23 June 2021
Foreseen end date
30 June 2024


Professional services company Accenture will create 500 new jobs in Ireland over the next three years. The new roles will be based mainly in Cork, at a new regional hub, and also in Dublin at its research and development innovation centre. The roles will be based mainly in the company’s life sciences sector across a range of areas including technology, cloud, security, strategy, creative, design, digital supply chain, cloud, and artificial intelligence.

The business expansion is expected to enhance the company's innovation capacity and to support its work in the life sciences sector. 

Accenture currently employs about 5,000 people in Ireland.

In addition to this job creation plan, in Ireland, Accenture has created about 300 jobs in 2017, 250 jobs in 2016, 250 jobs in September 2015 and another 200 jobs in October 2015, 140 jobs in 2013, 100 jobs in 2012 and 100 jobs in 2007



Eurofound (2021), Accenture, Business expansion in Ireland, factsheet number 105112, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/105112.