Jacobs targets ‘ambitious’ growth in Ireland and plans to hire 100 new staff

The new roles at the US construction management giant will be created over the next two years

Jacobs marked its 45th year in Ireland back in 2019 and has offices in Dublin, Cork and Belfast.

Jacobs, the engineering and construction management giant, is “ambitious” about its Irish growth prospects and plans to hire 100 staff for its new Sandyford office over the next the two years.

The company, which has been in Ireland for 50 years, employs 1,200 people in Dublin, Cork and Belfast and supported €50 billion of infrastructure projects in Ireland.

Bob Pragada, chief executive of Jacobs, said “Although we’re a global business, our operation here is an ...