Accenture to open new BPO centre in Brasov, Romania

21 November 2017 Authored by Consultancy.eu

Global consulting firm Accenture have continued their international campaign of growth with the launch of a new facility in Romania. The Business Process Outsourcing Centre in Brasov will open its doors over the next month.

Accenture have unveiled plans to employ some 100 people in Brasov, Romania, over the coming year. The news comes as the consulting firm prepares to open the doors of a new complex in the central Romanian city. The global management consulting and professional services company said it will open a new Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) centrе in December.

Romania is according to an annual study by A.T. Kearney one of the globe's top 20 locations for business process outsouring, ahead of countries such as the US, Egypt and Costa Rica. The country serves primarily as a hub for European countries.

Accenture to open new BPO centre in Romania

Over the next six months, Accenture expect to employ as many as 100 people to man the facility. The new staff will provide customers with business process management services, the firm confirmed in a press release. Initially, recruitment efforts will focus on university graduates with German language skills in order to broaden the facility’s international approach.

The building in Brasov is located in Coresi Business Park. Accenture has been present in Romania since 2006, and currently operates with hubs in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Iasi, Tirgu Mures and Timisoara. 

According to recent research from Statista, the entire Romanian consulting market is set to approach a size of $4.5 billion by 2020, according to the latest available data, and the firm will hope to be well placed to benefit from that forecast.

In the Eastern European nation, Accenture boasts over 2,700 employees, and delivers a wide range of services and solutions in areas such as consulting, digital, technology, operations and outsourcing. Most of its customers are based in Europe. At a global level, Accenture employs over 425,000 professionals across more than 120 countries.

Earlier this year, rival Deloitte also expanded its footprint in the country with the launch of a new service centre in Bucharest.

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