Bacardi & Co., Ltda., announced Tuesday that it will be hiring numerous positions for it’s new service center in Escazú. These jobs will primarily center around financial and technical service for the Cuban business that has become the biggest private spirits company in the world.
“There are big opportunities for the base of highly qualified professionals in Costa Rica who want to unite themselves with a business that has a legacy of more than 150 years of passion and excellence,” said Kevin McNamara, who is vice president of Bacardi.
Interviews are now taking place for all vacancies in anticipation of the service center’s grand opening Sept. 1. Open positions include those in accounting, finances, and supervision.
“Again we have successfully managed to attract investments from an important company thanks to the specialized talent of Costa Ricans,” said Minister of Comercio Exterior Alexander Mora. “This announcement reaffirms the important growth of the service sector in Costa Rica.”
Mora said the sector now employs more than 46,000 Costa Ricans.
“The Bacardi service center is a great example of how the country is in good position for additional value operations from multinational corporate leaders,” said Gabriela Llobet, director of the Coalición Costarricense de Iniciativas de Desarrollo.