On June 1, Ciech Services, a Shared Services Center for the CIECH Capital Group, will open its new office in Bydgoszcz. The office is located in the Arkada Business Park building, a modern office space in which 40 people will find employment in the initial phase, mainly specialists in the area of accounting and finance.
Recruitment processes are currently underway for existing vacancies, and in the future, the scale of operations of the new company located in Bydgoszcz may increase.
The new investment of CIECH in Bydgoszcz was created in cooperation with the City of Bydgoszcz and the Bydgoszcz Regional Development Agency (BARR).
Establishment of CIECH Services results from the strategy of the CIECH Group and changes in the division of competences between individual business areas. In line with this concept, the CIECH Group has decided to centralize the support functions within CIECH Services, which will perform the role of a shared services center. Selected support function services, such as accounting and financial services, will be provided from Bydgoszcz.
"When creating the shared services center for the CIECH Group, we considered several locations. The choice was determined by the strong advantages of Bydgoszcz, incl. availability of staff, academic background and a business-friendly environment. The issues related to the location and network of roads are also important, as well as the fact that we have very good experience resulting from the operation of CIECH Pianki in Bydgoszcz", says Rafał Czubiński, President of the Management Board of CIECH Services and Managing Director at CIECH S.A.
According to the EY report ["Impact of the CIECH Group on the Polish economy, with particular emphasis on the industrial sector"], in 2018 the direct, indirect and induced effects of the CIECH Group's operations generated PLN 46 million of added value in the Bydgoszcz poviat, over 200 jobs and approx. PLN 2 million of revenues to local government budgets. Thanks to the location of a new office in Bydgoszcz, this positive impact may increase even more.
"Congratulations on the next stage of development of the CIECH Group. I am glad that the company notices and uses the economic advantages of our city, which include, among others a good business climate, human capital and the availability of modern office space. Professional support provided to investors by the Bydgoszcz Regional Development Agency is also important. I hope that Bydgoszcz and the Arkada Business Park office space, which you have chosen to create your first Shared Services Center, will be a favorable environment for the effective implementation of the ambitious vision of the further development of the CIECH Group", says Rafał Bruski, Mayor of Bydgoszcz.