Siemens opens Excellence Center in Portugal
After one year of a rigorous site selection process, SIEMENS recently opened its 14th Competency Center /Excellence Center in Portugal.
The C.C., will initially create 150 jobs, the majority being IT engineers, and is expected to reach 300 jobs in a second phase of the investment.
This Corporate IT project will be responsible for developing platforms for HR, real estate and financial management to be used by Siemens in 190 countries.
For this project Portugal competed with Spain and Eastern Europe and was selected for its geographical location, the quality / cost competitiveness of its human resources, the availability of engineers and a proven track record of 13 Competency Centers already operating in the country.