Media Release: Eden Scott banks first new recruits for Avaloq

EDEN Scott, the ambitious Scotland-based recruitment firm, has already recruited its first nine graduates for the Swiss banking software solutions company, Avaloq’s new software development centre in Scotland.

The development centre – to be sited in Edinburgh city centre – is expected to employ 500 people in its first five years, including a significant number of new graduates from Scottish universities.

It is scheduled to open on 1 February 2012.

Niall Bree, Eden Scott’s dedicated manager for Avaloq, said: “We’ve been very impressed by the strong, immediate interest being shown locally in these exciting positions with Avaloq.

“The graduates recruited so far, mainly for software engineering and IT business analysis posts, all have very strong academic backgrounds, from high profile Scottish universities.

“In addition to graduate career opportunities, we will be looking at positions for more experienced candidates for Avaloq in due course.”

Note to editors

Eden Scott is a high-growth recruitment business established in 2003, with offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen. Its clients range from major PLCs to SMEs across a broad range of industry sectors, as well as the public sector. The company handles both permanent and temporary/contract positions, from entry level staff to board level appointments. It provides general recruitment consultancy services, development of candidate acquisition strategies, volume campaign management, executive search and selection, as well as applicant/employee assessment and development services.

Avaloq was established more than 25 years ago and now supplies 75 banks in 20 countries with specialist software. The company is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Contact: Niall Bree, Eden Scott
Phone: 0141 410 1008