Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Paypal increases staff by 100

PayPal has today announced the creation of 100 new jobs at its Global Operations Centre for Europe, the Middle East and Africa in Ballycoolin, Dublin. The positions will be filled by mid-April and will contribute to bringing the number employed by the company in Ireland to 3,000 by 2018 – including 1,600 in Dublin and 1,400 in Dundalk. Currently PayPal employs over 2,400 people in Ireland.

PayPal is a payments platform that enables people to pay, or get paid, online and on mobile devices. Globally PayPal supports 179 million active accounts. Its Global Operations Centres in Ballycoolin and Dundalk are at the forefront of the payments space in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

This latest jobs announcement reflects PayPal’s strong customer and revenue growth across the world. It signals PayPal’s continued investment in Ireland as a key strategic hub for that growth, as well as its commitment to jobs creation in Ireland.

Over the next two months, PayPal will recruit for customer service and team leader positions, including customer support and risk operations. The 100 new roles are for English-speakers, in addition to these PayPal also has a number of foreign language roles currently open to interested applicants. The positions offer options to work evening shifts or night shifts and are open to candidates with varied work experience and qualifications. People interested in a career with PayPal should apply at

Louise Phelan, Vice President of Global Operations for Europe, Middle East and Africa for PayPal said: “I am thrilled to announce PayPal’s further investment in Ireland and its talent base today. This announcement is a strong endorsement of the quality of teammates we find here in Ireland.

“Right now, we are looking for customer service professionals with fluency in English. The successful candidates will be responsible for assisting our customers and resolving their queries.

“Career opportunities at our diverse and multicultural offices in Ireland have never been better. We are particularly proud of the fact that many of the roles we create are suitable for unemployed people who we recruit from the live register. Our new teammates will join colleagues representing 40 nations and will be eligible for fantastic career, personal development and training opportunities.

“Our PayPal teammates are changing the way people pay and get paid. They are working at the cutting edge and innovating constantly.”