EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Global Shares

Global Shares

Geographic Location

Country: World
Location of affected unit(s): the UK, Ireland, the United States, China, Hong Kong, Spain, Portugal and Japan


Sector: Information / communication
IT and other information services
62.01 - Computer programming activities
Number Employed: 500

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 20-09-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 20-09-2021
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2022
Planned Job Creation: 200

Additional Information

Irish fintech company Global Shares has announced that it will create about 200 new jobs worldwide by the end of 2022. The company is to expand its activity and increase employment across several locations around the world, including the UK, Ireland, the United States, China, Hong Kong, Spain, Portugal and Japan. In the next few weeks, the company will open an new office in Leeds, the UK, where about 50 positions are expected to be created.

Global Shares is looking for senior tech staff, including product owners, senior intelligence engineers, senior UI software engineers, senior software engineers and cyver security specialists as well as in-house counsel, tax analysts, equity plan mangers, customer support reps, tax analysts and sales, marketing and customer success team members. For candidates, both working in the office and remote format are available.

Founded in 2005, Global Shares is a leading global provider of employee share management products. The company provides its services to companies such as Saudi Aramco, L’Oréal, Krispy Kreme, Bosch, Bose and Cargill. Currently, the company employs about 500 people in 16 offices located in Ireland, Germany, Japan, China, the UK, the United States, Hong Kong, Portugal, Spain and Malta.