Ruddington software business to create 30 new jobs

Ben Dorks CEO
Ben Dorks CEO

Ideagen, the Nottingham-based, global software firm, has announced it is to create 30 jobs in the first phase of its ‘destination employer’ project.

The firm, based in Ruddington Fields Business Park, is creating the roles across its sales, technical, software development and customer services departments.

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The recruitment drive is part of Ideagen’s global growth strategy as it looks to create 100 jobs across four Centres of Excellence in Nottingham, Glasgow, Kuala Lumpur and North Carolina.

Ben Dorks, Ideagen’s CEO, said: “As we prepare to record our tenth successive year of growth it is crucial that we continue to invest in the business.

“One of our key strategic goals as a company is to become a ‘destination employer’ across the globe and these roles are absolutely crucial in helping us to achieve that.

“Ideagen is evolving into one of the largest software companies operating in the governance, risk and compliance (GRC) space. As we secure more complex and technically challenging projects, it is imperative that we continue to invest in the business and in our people.”

Ideagen’s Nottingham-recruitment drive will see 14 software development, ten internal sales, three customer success and three technical content roles created.

Globally, the company now has over 500 staff across its operations in the UK, Europe, US, SE Asia and UAE. It’s Nottingham HQ is a 200 capacity facility which is set to become a Centre of Excellence for the company’s Research & Development, Sales, HR & People and Accounts functions.

Mr Dorks added: “By touching key operational functions within our Nottingham Centre of Excellence – from sales and development to technical and customer services – it will ensure we are well equipped, both in workforce and skillset, to successfully meet the demands of our customers across the ever-changing industries we operate in.”

In 2017, Ideagen announced it would be creating 50 jobs across its UK operations including the launch of completely new demand and research and development departments in Nottingham.