The Navigator Company’s Human Resources and Social Assets Policy is based on a set of values which inform its operations and investment in human capital.
Call for R&D grants within the University-Industry Cooperation project Inpactus: innovative products, technologies and services in pulp and paper industry and biorefineries
The “inpactus” Project (nº 21874), Operational Program for Competitiveness and Internationalization of the business RTD scheme in co-operation, with ERDF is carried out by a consortium including The Navigator Company, RAIZ - Forest and Paper Research Institute, the University of Coimbra and the University of Aveiro, in partnership with other Portuguese Universities and international RTO’s.
The “inpactus” project aims to promote a green, global, sustainable and competitive bioeconomy in Portugal, based on pulp-and-paper industry.
The project lasts for 4 years, involving a global investment of around € 15 million, eligible investment of € 13.3 million. The operation will have a global team of 180 people (including PhD researchers, research fellows, and technicians from industry).
RAIZ / The Navigator Company open the awarding of 12 research grants for masters and doctors in various areas of science and engineering, details of which can be found at the following address:
Selecting the link "Recruitment online" and choosing the reference "inpactus Research Grant - Masters" or "inpactus Research Grant - PhD".
Apply for and work on a great, structuring and ambitious project in a multidisciplinary and challenging context!
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In 2013, the Company set up the Talent Management and Organizational Development Division to play an important role in developing policies and instruments to ensure the Company recruits the most talented staff.
The Talent Management and Organizational Development Division also sets out to help all employees to realize their full personal and professional potential and to contribute to achieving the Company's aims in its different business area, including those relating to sustainability.
Principles We Value
In managing its human resources, The Navigator Company is committed to a series of principles which are clearly communicated to its employees:
The Company is accountable to its workforce
Respect for their dignity and recognition of merit
Ensuring their safety and well-being at work
In return, it expects professionalism and initiative
It is standard practice in the Company for performance assessments to be conducted on the basis of clear and measurable operational targets, including those linked to a range of sustainability issues.
In 2013, 99% of employees were involved in the performance assessment process and 93% in the career development process. This makes it possible to align our employees’ goals with those of the company, periodically identifying the expectations of both parties.
When targets are exceeded, individual employees enjoy higher levels of pay and at the same time the Company is able to improve efficiency levels and the quality of pulp and paper production, whilst cutting costs and reducing environmental and social impacts.