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HR Administrative Assistant

The Harland & Poston Group / Portugal Homes Admin team is growing and we need one more ninja willing to work, learn and grow with us!

The Harland & Poston Group is formed by a group of brands specialized in investment consulting, real estate, travel and tourism. In addition to the offices in Lisbon and the Algarve, we will soon also open international offices in Hong Kong, London, Dubai and Istanbul. The Portugal Homes and Group team is composed of multi-disciplined, highly qualified and specialized professionals who perform their duties with confidence and responsibility.

We are looking for an HR administrative assistant to perform a variety of personnel-related administrative tasks. You will support the HR department in duties like posting job ads, updating HR database and processing employees requests. Our HR administrative assistant position requires excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle sensitive information confidentially. If you are passionate about HR policies and procedures and want to help create a nourishing workplace, this position is for you. With us, you will gain HR experience in a fast-paced work environment by supporting and improving all HR functions.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain employee records (soft and hard copies)
  • Update HR databases (e.g. new hires, separations, vacation and sick leaves)
  • Assist in payroll preparation by providing relevant data, like absences, bonus and leaves
  • Prepare paperwork for Human Resources policies and procedures
  • Process employees’ requests and provide relevant information
  • Coordinate HR projects, meetings and training seminars
  • Collaborate with the Recruiter to post job ads on careers pages and process incoming resumes
  • Manage the department’s telephone centre and address queries accordingly
  • Prepare reports and presentations for internal communications
  • Provide orientations for new employees by sharing onboarding packages and explaining company policies
  • Salary processing
  • Administrative management of insurance and benefits
  • Contract management
  • Reports with official entities (Social Security, Finance, ACT)
  • Develop administrative support tasks.
  • Requirements
  • Proven work experience as an HR administrative assistant
  • Hand on experience with HR software
  • PC literacy and experience with MS Office applications
  • Knowledge of Portuguese labour legislation
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Teamwork skills
  • BS degree in Human Resources or relevant field
  • Ideally with 2+ years of progressive human resources/organization development experience
  • Ability to think creatively and collaboratively about staff development and training
  • High communications skills, oral and written
  • Fluency in English required.

The ideal candidate will exhibit: an ability to maintain confidential information in a professional manner; demonstrated ability to produce results, prioritize and perform a variety of tasks on short notice within demanding deadlines; and proven ability to work under pressure.

Please send us your CV in English to marcela.lautert@portugalhomes.com, with your name and position in the email's subject.

 

Senior PHP Developer

The Harland & Poston Group / Portugal Homes Marketing team is growing and we need one more ninja willing to work, learn and grow with us!

The Harland & Poston Group is formed by a group of brands specialized in investment consulting, real estate, travel, and tourism. In addition to the offices in Lisbon and the Algarve, we will soon also open international offices in Hong Kong, London, Dubai, and Istanbul. The Portugal Homes and Group team is composed of multi-disciplined, highly qualified, and specialized professionals who perform their duties with confidence and responsibility.

Job Description
We are looking for a Senior PHP 7 Developer, responsible for managing front-end and back-end services and the interchange of data between the server and the users., fluent in English and responsible for managing back-end services and the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition, and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.
You will be also responsible for writing the custom-made code, not only working with frameworks.

Responsibilities

  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers and developing or upgrading front-end solutions when needed
  • Build efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules, by the latest standards and best practices
  • Improve the existing code on the existing projects and create new projects with well-documented code,
  • Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges, considering page speed, application security, and others
  • Basic and/or extended management of our dedicated Apache server
  • Integration of data storage solutions, connecting, manipulating, and optimizing the way the data are presented on the pages across the projects,
  • Write “clean”, well-designed, and well-documented code,
  • Troubleshoot, test, and maintain the core product software and databases to ensure strong optimization and functionality,
  • Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle,
  • Provide rigorous analysis of the websites or web page requirements, including the brainstorm sessions and present your own ideas for new projects and revamp the existing one
  • Testing and improving existing solutions and building new ones, following the latest trends and best practices.

Skills And Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of PHP web frameworks such as Laravel and Codeigniter
  • Understanding of MVC design patterns and deep technical understanding of RESTful API’s
  • Understanding the fully synchronous behavior of PHP
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3, and ability to update them and create new elements autonomously
  • Good knowledge of object-oriented PHP and Java programming
  • Solid background in building scalable distributed products optimized for speed and performance and practical experience with Caching
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance, knowing how to implement them for best performance and safety
  • Strong knowledge of the common PHP or web server exploits and their solutions
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Good knowledge of XML files creation and implementation
  • Familiarity with limitations of PHP as a platform and its workarounds
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Familiarity with SQL/MySQL databases and their declarative query languages
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Ability to code page for performance, following SEO best practice, given by the Marketing Team
  • Passionate about writing well-structured, efficient, and maintainable code, actively keeping the quality of the codebase in check
  • Experience in common third-party APIs (Google, Facebook, payment processors, etc)
  • Passion for best design and coding practices and a desire to develop new bold ideas
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • Comfortable working in an English-speaking & agile environment
What we offer
  • A competitive salary for the right candidate
  • Work in a multidisciplinary team
  • Help and support from the Marketing team
  • A fast-moving exciting environment

To apply, please send your CV in English to ivica.srncevic@portugalhomes.com and catarina.tavora@portugalhomes.com, with your name and position in the email's subject.


 

Junior Designer (Graphic & Web)

The Harland & Poston Group / Portugal Homes Marketing team is growing and we need one more ninja willing to work, learn and grow with us!

The Harland & Poston Group is formed by a group of brands specialized in investment consulting, real estate, travel and tourism. In addition to the offices in Lisbon and the Algarve, we will soon also open international offices in Hong Kong, London, Dubai and Istanbul. The Portugal Homes and Group team is composed of multi-disciplined, highly qualified and specialized professionals who perform their duties with confidence and responsibility.

We are looking for a person who has the following skills:

  • Fluency in English;
  • Creativity, Aesthetic Sense, Team Spirit;
  • Ability to create layouts for digital and print;
  • Notions of UI and UX
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS;
  • Master Photoshop, Illustrator;
  • Knowledge of other Adobe Creative Suite tools, such as Premiere and After Effects

The person filling this position will be responsible for working collaboratively with the Content Manager on the following tasks:

  • Design of Key visuals for the Group's brands that do not yet have them. The key visuals for these brands will be essential for all the content that will be produced on websites and social media.
  • Design for social media content, marketing and remarketing campaigns across all channels;
  • Review all websites of all brands and point out improvements in UI and UX, graphics and layouts;
  • Design pieces of printed internal communication such as stationery for the Lisbon and Algarve offices, pamphlets and other.
  • Design external communication pieces, such as the signs for the properties listed by Portugal Homes, and the canvas for the Harland & Poston Group’s buildings.
  • Design PowerPoint presentation templates for all brands in the group that agents and employees need to create for internal presentations or for customers;
  • Collaborate in the creation of visual identities for Portugal Homes' new developments and all investment projects that may arise and that lack branding;
  • Other tasks related to the production of final arts and branding;

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary for the right candidate
  • Help and support from the Marketing team
  • A multidisciplinary team
  • A fast-moving exciting environment
To apply, please send your CV in English to ivo.jorge@portugalhomes.com and catarina.tavora@portugalhomes.com, with your name and position in the email's subject. 

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