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Talent Engagement Specialist




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Talent Engagement Specialist

The Human Resources area is concerned with the entire journey of employees (and potential employees) from the first contact with Xpand IT.

It ensures that there is a stringent recruitment process and a welcoming onboarding so that everyone is well received and integrated. It is responsible for properly managing all benefits, partnerships and protocols and to energise the Xpanders community, always with the aim of promoting Xpand IT human culture, based on strong values.

The main objective is to create lasting and trusting relationships that guarantee each Xpander’s personal and professional development.


As a Talent Engagement Specialist, you will be responsible for contributing to Xpand IT’s global Employee Engagement strategy to maximise levels of employee engagement, satisfaction and retention. You will support a range of activities, including managing several important moments of the employee’s engagement lifecycle programme. You will be aware of what motivates, engages and retains employees and will use this information to develop tailor-made engagement activities.

Your daily activities will include:

  • Developing different engagement activities for employees through a variety of projects that include cultural engagement and corporate responsibility, focusing on increasing retention rates
  • Implementing training management processes to fulfil the development plan for employees across the organization
  • Supporting the implementation of the technical certifications’ plan defined with strategic partners
  • Implementing team-building events for different teams in the organization, from its conception and creativity to success control
  • Building trusting relationships to understand and meet internal customer requirements and needs
  • Participating in the implementation of HR processes across the organizationsuch as performance evaluation and training management
  • Collaborating with experts across the company to maximise the impact of these activities on employee engagement and retention
  • Demonstrating and conveying Xpand IT’s core values and develop new ways of working where we can continue to transmit them widely across the company
  • Continually evolving and implementing Xpand IT’s engagement activities according to industry’s best practices and innovations
  • Experience (+5 years) in HR operations and employee engagement, preferably in IT companies
  • Passion for people’s development and well-being
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Organisation and time management skills to work in a dynamic and accelerated environment, accomplishing defined deadlines
  • Ability to successfully manage and implement key projects from start to finish
  • Confident decision-maker and ability to work autonomously
  • Intellectual curiosity and innovative spirit, keen to doing research and benchmarking
  • Experience in project management and event organisation
  • Ability to analyse and solve problems
  • Ability and ease in building empathy and establishing constructive/collaborative working relationships at all organisation levels
  • Proficiency with MS Office tools and knowledge of agile project management tools
  • Intermediate or advanced English, with written proficiency

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Talent Engagement Specialist
Joana Lemos, Talent Engagement Specialist
@Xpand IT

Working at Engagement department means that every single day is different and focused on people, ensuring their well-being, mentoring and personal development. Our mission is that everyone can live our core values and be part of a culture of togetherness and commitment.