Compliance & Risks to Add 50 jobs Over Next Three Years

18th July, 2016

Compliance and Risks
Mr Simon Coveney, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government announcing 50 jobs at Irish-owned Compliance & Risks global headquarters in Cork today, pictured with Martin Corkery, Regional Manager, Enterprise Ireland, Aisling Lane, Director of Service Delivery, Compliance & Risks, Deputy Mayor Cork County, Cllr Padraig O’Sullivan and Jim Costello, Chairman Compliance & Risks.

18 July, 2016, Cork, Ireland - Compliance & Risks, the end-to-end global regulatory solutions provider, today announced that it will be adding 50 new jobs to its workforce over the next three years. The majority of these jobs will be based at their Cork headquarters, across the areas of research, software development, client support, sales and account management. The company is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through Enterprise Ireland.

Compliance & Risks, whose turnover has increased year over year since its inception, is in an aggressive development phase of its business, and these jobs will support its growth within the technology, consumer goods and retail, industrial goods and life sciences sectors.  The company helps manufacturers, retailers and their supply chain partners monitor and manage regulations and standards for a cleaner, safer and better world.

Making the jobs announcement today, Mr Simon Coveney, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government said, “I am delighted to announce that Compliance & Risks is creating 50 new jobs over the next three years. It’s always a good day when we have an indigenous Irish company creating employment. 

“This company is a perfect example of what’s great about this country, with their highly skilled legal team, combined with innovative technology creating value for blue chip clients for nearly 15 years. By further strengthening its workforce and in particular, its global operations centre in Cork, the company is poised to continue its successful growth trajectory.”  

Welcoming the announcement Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor said “I very much welcome this announcement for Cork today.  The Government through the Action Plan for Jobs is very focussed on ensuring all of Ireland benefit from job creation.  One of my priorities as Minister is creating an environment where job growth can thrive.  I wish Joe and his team the very best with their future expansion.”

Commenting on the announcement Joe Skulski, CEO of Compliance & Risks said “This is an important day at Compliance & Risks.  We have worked hard to establish ourselves as the end to end regulatory service provider within the sectors we operate. Working with many top global companies, we are perfectly positioned for formidable growth. These jobs will support our expanding business, as we grow in partnership with our existing clients, as well as capitalise on new opportunities.

As an Irish company, we are delighted to create these 50 jobs which will facilitate our rapid expansion plans over the coming years. These jobs will further strengthen our ability to deliver value, quality and innovation to our clients.”

Jim Costello, Chairman of Compliance & Risks also added, “Cork is the global operations center for the company and we’re delighted to be creating so many new jobs at such a great location. We’re looking forward to continuing to build on our existing talented team.

"Compliance & Risks has a great product set and is already successful in its targeted and growing global marketplace, We look forward to continuing this success into the future."

Welcoming the announcement, Enterprise Ireland CEO Julie Sinnamon said, “Enterprise Ireland has been working with Compliance & Risks since 2003. We are proud to be associated with this exciting phase in their development through the provision of support for new, highly-skilled job creation at their global operations base in Cork. The development of Irish companies of scale is a key priority for Enterprise Ireland and we look forward to working closely with Compliance & Risks to optimise their full international growth potential, sustaining and creating jobs in Cork.”

Compliance & Risks boasts seven out of the top ten electronics manufacturers in the world as clients, as well as many other blue chip organisations. It creates business advantage for organisations by providing reliable legislative information, insights and actions through C2P, its knowledge management software platform, consulting, market access, managed services and other solutions. International business represents 97% of the company’s overall turnover. As well as the Cork headquarters, they have offices in Brussels, California, London and New York.

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