Allen & Overy launches recruitment drive for IT roles in Belfast

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  • Allen & Overy (A&O) today announced a recruitment drive to fill more than 30 IT roles, with average salaries of GBP30,000, at its Belfast-based Support Services Centre (SSC).

    The intake is part of a global IT upgrade initiative, being led by Belfast teams, and successful applicants for the yearlong positions will have opportunities to travel within A&O’s international network.

    The upgrade is one of the largest technology transformation projects underway in the legal industry and will delivery leading edge infrastructure, document management, collaboration and search technologies.

    To support the recruitment drive, the company will host a careers evening at its offices at 68 Donegall Quay on Thursday 16th November from 5.30pm until 7.00pm. The event will also highlight a number of other upcoming roles including those in human resources, finance, marketing, research, library and business support services.

    Ciaran McCallion, Head of Human Resources at A&O in Belfast, said: “Legal service is a knowledge-led business and technology is pivotal to everything we do. Our Belfast office is uniquely positioned as it is A&O’s hub for the management of the firm’s IT infrastructure therefore it has a concentration of highly skilled professionals who are equipped to take on this challenging work.

    “Across our firm, we seek to continually improve and enhance our systems and the way we do things. Belfast plays a critical role in our business and underpins the way we deliver services to our clients and teams across the globe. We now employ over 500 people here which has made this our second largest office by headcount. We’re continuing to excel and want to attract and develop outstanding people in every area of the business.”

    He added: “If you set yourself the highest standards, are keen to learn and advance, and are interested in becoming part of a global team, we want to hear from you. At our recruitment evening, you’ll have a chance to find out more about the type of roles we offer and hear first about opportunities within an international firm that values great talent.”

    To RSVP for the careers evening on Thursday 16th November email or find out more about upcoming roles and about working in A&O’s Belfast office by visiting  

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