Morocco, Capgemini Engineering Group sign MoU providing for creation of 1,500 jobs by 2026

Morocco, Capgemini Engineering Group sign MoU providing for creation of 1,500 jobs by 2026

Morocco on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Capgemini Engineering, a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services.

The MoU provides for the creation of 1,500 jobs in the fields of engineering by 2026.

The agreement is set to create 1,500 additional jobs in the engineering sector by 2026, Morocco’s Minister of Industry and Trade Ryad Mezzour, who initialed the deal on the part of Morocco, said in a statement.

The “investment embodies the growing confidence in Moroccan skills and confirms the attractiveness of the Kingdom as a technological and engineering destination of choice for outsourcing,” Mezzour added.

The other signatory of the MoU, Managing Director at Capgemini Engineering Morocco Idriss Elasri indicated that the agreement is set to support the “strong growth” of the company’s engineering activities in Morocco.

Elasri added that the agreement would create 1,500 additional jobs in Capgemini Engineering’s “cutting-edge fields,” by “preparing talents and mobilizing the ecosystem.”

He noted that Capgemini Engineering group is the “first player” in the technology and Information Technology sector in the North African country, comprising 5,300 talents.

The MoU aims to put in place the conditions necessary for the training of talent in order to continue to develop this profession and offer all the assets that can position Morocco as a technology destination, he added.

The company created 900 job opportunities in Morocco this year, Elasri added, stressing that Capgemini Engineering is the largest recruiter of engineers and scientists in the North African country.

General Manager of Capgemini’s Engeneering Centers, Celia Reis, noted that the MoU reflects the commitment to continue working together for the future, calling on all actors to mobilize together to “go faster” and attract more investors in this area.

Founded in 1982 by Frenchmen Alexis Kniazeff and Hubert Martigny, Capgemini Engineering is a global leader in engineering and Research and Development (R&D) services. Previously known as “Altran,” the company was rebranded in 2019 to take on the parent company’s name, Capgemini.


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