Uber to create 150 jobs by the end of 2015 in Limerick city
Uber to invest €4m in the city as it looks to strengthen its customer services team
Limerick Centre of Excellence to become the first customer support hub of its type outside the US
The investment is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland
LIMERICK 28th July 2015 – The world’s leading on-demand car service Uber has today announced it is to set up its first Centre of Excellence outside the US in Limerick, Ireland. The centre will create 150 jobs in the city by the end of the year and around 300 when it is fully up and running. The company is also investing €4m in the city this year as it aims to make Limerick one of its growing network of customer service hubs.
Uber is already advertising for an initial 50 jobs as it looks to start operations in the city by the end of August, and has signed a 10 year lease on a site on Thomas Street which will become home to 300 local employees when fully operational. The Centre will become a major hub of Uber’s support organisation within EMEA driving innovation and service excellence for the community of Riders and Partner Drivers in the region.
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