EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Italy
Location of affected unit(s): Milano, Roma, Torino, Napoli, Cagliari, Bologna


Sector: Professional services
Legal, accounting, management, architecture, engineering, technical testing and analysis activities
70.22 - Business and other management consultancy activities
Number Employed: 17000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 26-04-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 26-04-2021
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2021
Planned Job Creation: 2500

Additional Information

Irish-based multinational Accenture, operating in business consultancy, announced a plan to hire 2,500 workers in 2021. The company mainly looks for strategic roles in the area of digitalisation and virtualisation of processes. 60% of the new jobs will be targeted to fresh graduates, who will be employed in the Italian cities of Milano, Roma, Torino, Napoli, Cagliari and Bologna.

The announcement was made by the group's Italian HR director who also confirmed the company's intention to continue investing in Italy. 

The multinational has been operating in Italy since 1957, where it currently employs around 17,000 workers.