EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Akka technologies

Company/Organisation:
Akka technologies

Geographic Location

Country: France

Company

Sector: Information / communication
IT and other information services
62.02 - Computer consultancy activities
Number Employed: 12200

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 17-11-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2017
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2017
Planned Job Creation: 1800

Additional Information

The HR manager of the engineering and consultant company Akka Technologies (12,200 employees world wide) announced that it will be recruiting an additional 1,800 employees in 2017 in France, after it has recruited 1,600 employees in 2016. About 200 positions are related to the concept-car Link&Go building in Marignane (Bouches-du-Rhône) near Marseilles. In a previous ERM Factsheet of 2011, the group announced the hiring of slightly over 5,000 new employees world wide. Akka recruits mainly young graduate and engineers with 2 to 5 years of experience.