Novartis to cut up to 400 jobs at Dublin operation over two years

Company announced in April it was to cut up to 8,000 staff across its offices worldwide as part of restructuring plans

The company currently employs more than 1,000 people at the centre, but said today this could reduce to 600 over time.

Novartis, the pharmaceutical giant, has announced plans to cut up to 400 jobs at its Dublin operation as part of an ongoing worldwide restructuring plan.

In a statement today, the company said the changes will take place over the next two years at its Global Service Centre at Elm Park in Dublin after employees were informed this morning.

It said today’s decision was a strategic move as part of an ongoing review of its organisational ...