EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Spain


Sector: Information / communication
61.10 - Wired telecommunications activities
Number Employed: 26000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 05-07-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 05-07-2021
Planned Job Creation: 137

Additional Information

Telecommunications multinational company, based in Spain, Telefónica has announced the creation of more than 500 job offers worldwide, 137 of them in Spain. The remaining vacancies are concentrated in other European Countries and in Latin America. In Spain, 60 of the 137 new jobs will be in its Madrid offices.

These new jobs will be dedicated to customer services in various languages, sales staff and also many jobs linked to the digitalisation of the company: Big Data specialists, IT engineers and e-commerce technicians.

This announcement comes after the internal restructuring of the company at the end of 2020, affecting 2636 workers through an early retirement plan.