Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Dublin, Galway
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities

150 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
9 May 2017
Employment effect (start)
9 May 2017
Foreseen end date
31 December 2018


Software specialists SAP are planning to hire 150 people in Ireland by the end of the 2018.

SAP currently employ 1880 people at its locations in Dublin and Galway. While there is no firm detail on what type of jobs are being created over the next 18 months, SAP employees from work in research and development to sales and customer support. It has a varied workforce with over 40 languages spoken between them.

The German company has been in Ireland for two decades. The company's global chief executive Bill McDermott suggested that SAP could expand further in Ireland, due to the company's digital innovation.


  • 9 May 2017: The Irish Times
  • 9 May 2017: Silicon Republic.com


Eurofound (2017), SAP, Business expansion in Ireland, factsheet number 90854, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/90854.