A MAJOR international consultancy has up to 1,000 jobs available for highly qualified Irish construction staff as it ramps up its operations in the Middle East, which is enjoying a boom in infrastructure spending.
Hyder Consulting, which already employs nearly 4,000 people in the UK, Germany, the Middle East and Asia, is attempting to hire up to 400 workers over the course of the rest of the year, with another 600 posts to be filled over the next two years.
Much of the work will centre on Qatar, which is spending billions as it prepares to host the 2022 World Cup, while the Saudi Arabian authorities have already announced a $400 billion national infrastructure development plan.
The company is seeking architects, engineers, quantity surveyors and CAD technicians, with full professional recognition and between five and 10 years of experience, to work on “world-class, career-defining projects”.
The 150-year-old company has operated in the Middle East for more than 45 years and claims “excellent local knowledge and client relationships” in the oil-backed economies of the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia…