Uber job postings suggest it's planning a big launch in Ireland

There's a number of posts open for a new service in Dublin...

Uber job postings suggest it's planning a big launch in Ireland

UberEATS

Uber could be about to bring its food delivery service to Ireland, in a move that would put it in direct competition with a number of apps, including Just Eat and Deliveroo.

Six key positions for 'UberEATS Dublin' have been advertised on the company's website.

These include vacancies for a UberEATS Dublin general manager and a number of operational and marketing roles.

"Own the UberEATS brand in your city, create compelling stories for our users, and help drive more users into the funnel," one listing reads, suggesting the the service is coming to Dublin.

UberEATS is reported to be planning to launch in 16 cities with operations across Europe as far east as Russia, it also plans to move into the Asian market.

The service is currently offered in 33 cities, 27 of which are in the US. It has been available in Paris for one year - it was the first non-US city that it launched in.

It will launch in Dubai and Johannesburg on Thursday, September 29th.

"We have got an aggressive expansion roadmap and one we are confident will bring the value of this business to new cities and countries this year," Jambu Palaniappan, head of UberEats for Europe, Middle East and Africa, told Reuters.

Announcing a launch in Amsterdam, the company added that it will launch in a "few more" undisclosed cities before the end of the year.