EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Miasto Krakow; Malopolskie; Poludniowy
Location of affected unit(s): Kraków


Sector: Professional services
Legal, accounting, management, architecture, engineering, technical testing and analysis activities
71.12 - Engineering activities and related technical consultancy

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 22-12-2015
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2016
Planned Job Creation: 800

Additional Information

American engineering company CH2M has announced that it will create 800 new jobs at its Global Design Centre and shared services centre in Kraków by the end of 2016. Global Design Centre will be the second largest centre of the company in the world, and the centre will eventually employ 1,200 people. The company will relocate all its offices to the new office building in the third quarter of 2016, which is currently being built.

CH2M provides consulting, design, construction and operation services for corporations, state and local governments. It specialises in industrial, waste water management, transport infrastructure, energy and environmental engineering projects. The company employs 25,000 people worldwide. The company has been operating in Poland for 20 years; the company employs approximately 400 people in units in 5 locations: Kraków, Wrocław, Warszawa, Katowice, Gdańsk.