EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Portugal
Region: Continente


Sector: Administrative services
Administrative and support service activities
82.20 - Activities of call centres
Number Employed: 1400

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 01-06-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2018
Planned Job Creation: 225

Additional Information

Japanese IT specialist Fujitsu will create 225 new jobs in Portugal by the end of 2018. According to the management, the multinational wants in particular to recruit persons with strong language competencies, not only in English or French but also in many other languages, as Fujitsu provides customer support in 23 different languages. The people hired will be responsible for assisting Fujitsu's customers not only locally, but primarily abroad.

The company opened its first office in Portugal in 2004. Today the company has about 1,400 workers in Portugal.