13th June 2023 – Codec, one of Ireland’s leading cloud solutions consultancy companies, has announced the launch of an ambitious expansion programme. The expansion will create 65 new jobs in Ireland and sees the opening of a new Codec office in Great Britain this week.
The new premises, situated in Paddington, London will enable Codec to hire a further 100 people by 2025, bringing total employment at the company to over 465 Microsoft Cloud professionals. The move will allow Codec to grow its presence in the British market and enable the company to capitalise on its expanding customer base.
Established in 1985 and headquartered in Dublin, now with offices in London, Belfast and Malta. Codec is one of the most awarded and recognised Microsoft partners. It provides organisations in the Public and Healthcare sectors with business applications, artificial intelligence, and cloud infrastructure on the low-code Microsoft platforms.
Codec's expansion is being supported by Enterprise Ireland, who are backing the investment through its company development funding scheme. The partnership demonstrates the collaborative efforts between Codec and Enterprise Ireland to drive economic development and job creation across Ireland and internationally.
Recruitment has already commenced with a range of highly-skilled roles available in Ireland including project managers, IT services consultants and technical support positions.
Commenting on the growth announcements, Codec CEO Ronan Stafford said: “We continue to experience significant growth in all our markets and are delighted to be announcing today the creation of these new roles to support our expansion. For nearly forty years Codec has been leading the way in Business Applications and today’s announcements demonstrates our continued commitment to growth and innovation. With this expansion, we aim to strengthen our reach domestically and internationally as we continue delivering exceptional solutions to our valued customers across the Island of Ireland and the UK. We are looking forward to our future, one that fosters collaboration, drives innovation, and propels us towards new success in Ireland and internationally.” he added.
Welcoming the announcement, Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Simon Coveney TD: “Today’s announcement that Codec, an indigenous company, is creating 65 new high-tech, professional jobs in Dublin is exciting and very welcome. It is testament to the vision and hard work of everyone in Codec that the company has grown in recent years into a highly innovative and successful company, with numerous operations overseas. The Government through Enterprise Ireland looks forward to continued engagement with Codec as they scale their business in international markets. I wish Ronan and all the team at Codec continued success for the future.”
Speaking about the announcement, Minister of State at the Department of Finance, Jennifer Carroll MacNeill TD said: “I am thrilled to launch the opening of Codec’s new office in London, marking an exciting milestone for the company. Their expansion exemplifies the absolute potential of Ireland as a hub for innovation and growth internationally. I would like to extend my warmest congratulations to Codec's talented team on this exciting new chapter as they grow their business and seize the opportunity that new markets offer."
Leo Clancy, CEO, Enterprise Ireland said, “Enterprise Ireland’s mission is to partner with innovative Irish businesses with the drive and ambition to scale. Codec is an Irish Technology company with global ambition, partnering with Microsoft and organisations in the public and healthcare sectors both in Ireland and across international markets. Today’s announcement is testament to the ambition and capabilities of the company and we at Enterprise Ireland are proud to be backing this exciting phase in the company’s development, supporting the creation of new highly-skilled jobs operating from Codec’s Dublin headquarters.”
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