Airbus will be opening a satellite office of the Global Business

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Sources: aicep Portugal Global

After opening the main hub in Lisbon in 2021, Airbus Global Business Services is now expanding its operations to another city in Portugal, reinforcing the investment that Airbus is making in the country.

Airbus is expanding its operations in Portugal by opening a satellite office in Coimbra in Q1 2023. There will be up to 100 open positions to work in this new location for Airbus in the country. After opening the main hub of its Global Business Services (GBS) in 2021 in Lisbon, which already employs over 350 talents and expects to hire until the end of the year up to 100 employees, Airbus is looking to hire now in Coimbra in the fields of Accounting, Procurement, IT Systems, Human Resources and Travel &Expenses.

After a very successful ramp-up phase in its operations in Lisbon, hiring 200 people in 6 months, Airbus GBS decided to open a satellite office to be closer to a new diverse talent pool. Coimbra stood out as the most relevant city due to its great strategic location, transportation options and infrastructures available, mainly through the Polytechnics and University, where thousands of students choose to develop their education in various domains.

The recruitment campaign will start in a few weeks and the first hires should be welcomed to the Coimbra office in the beginning of 2023. Airbus Global Business Services opened in Portugal in May 2021 and it’s an international development platform for Airbus talent in Europe. It currently has over 350 talents in Lisbon working in the fields of Finance, Human Resources, Procurement, Information Management, Engineering, Communication, Customer Services, Legal and Compliance. It’s one of the most diverse companies in Portugal with 30 nationalities, gender parity, and a young team with an average age of 33 years old. Airbus GBS offers an attractive salary package, and a full range of benefits for professional and personal wellbeing, including health insurance, success sharing and home office equipment. To help support the work/life balance, Airbus offers a flexible working policy.

International mobility and development is also available. Find the current open positions here. Airbus has repeatedly reiterated its commitment to Portugal by investing in Portugal’s regional industrial and business footprint most recently through Airbus Global Business Services and Airbus Atlantic Portugal. This engagement will continue to bring mutual benefits to both Portugal and Airbus in the next few years, notably by creating additional domestic jobs across the sector. Airbus continues to increase its footprint as supply chain, sourcing, engineering and hiring activities grow. Over the last 3 years, Airbus has been expanding its cooperation with Portugal, identifying new areas of work to build on. The strong development of the activities in the country have allowed Airbus to increase the overall investment in Portugal to 16 % over the last 4 years.

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