In 2014, Rule Financial company was taken over by GFT Group, a partnership recorded on the stock market in Germany which is now functioning in Poland as GFT Poland from January. Moreover, it delivers services for international investment banks and realizes advisory projects in the area of compliance, risk management, trade support and turn of financial instruments. In offices located in Poznań and Łódź, the company hires ca. 550 people and it is planning to hire another 200 employees in the current year.
The employment of 200 people this year is definitely feasible, we succeeded many times before – comments Piotr Kania, managing director in GFT Poland. – In 2013, our team was increased by 200 people, whereas last year – we hired another 180 specialists during the transaction and merger with GFT. In 2015, we are continuing the growing trend and within the nearest three years we will double in number the present amount of employees in the company in Poland.
At present, the company is delivering the software for investment banking and it is starting to prepare to deliver products for the market of retail banking. First and foremost, our activity is concentrated on designing, creating, testing and implementing systems as well as solving problems related to software – explains Piotr Kania. – Therefore, mainly we are looking for specialists in this area. They will constitute ca. 95 per cent of employed workers in our company.
Managing director in GFT Poland forecasts a fast development of Polish BPO/SSC and IT sectors: Currently, more and more areas are based on technology. The technological progress requires and also imposes a direction of development considering many sectors, i.a. a banking one. I think that until it develops with a foregoing dynamics envisaging, for instance, doubling in processing power each year, we will be able to expedite all along.