Recruitment, Candidate Sourcing, Interviewing, Social Recruitment, Talent Acquisition, Employer Branding, Business Development, Business Planning, Entrepreneurship, Intrapreneurship, Career Management, Mentoring, Resume Enhancement, Talent Development, Staffing, ATS, CRM, Finance, HR Tech, IT, Quality Management Systems, R&D, Process Design


Favorite transferable skills

Plan, Research, Manage, Organize, Compile, Compute, Analyze, Think, Reframe, Create

Tools & Technology I'm confortable with

ATS/CRM (Bullhorn, cBizOne, Exelare), Boolean and X-Ray search, LinkedIn, LinkedIn Recruiter, Buffer, Hootsuite,, Flipboard, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Wordpress, SquareSpace, Business Intelligence, SQL, HTML, C, Word, Pages, Excel, Numbers, Powerpoint, Keynote, MacOS, Windows, Pixelmator

I can speak

Portuguese, English, Spanish, a bit of French and a lot of "Geek".

Work Experience

Senior Business Manager & Head of Innovation and Transformation

Novabase Neotalent (2016 – today)

Since 2016 I manage the staffing business unit focused in Novabase Group corporate recruitment. I have the overall management of the Recruitment team, I'm responsible for business framework and tools and business development. Also I take part in Novabase Neotalent management board discussing future business models.



Pelo Rim (2014 – today)

Pelo Rim community was born from a volunteer desire to educate about chronic kidney disease. Our mission is to grow a community connecting patients, their families, health professionals and society around the CKD cause. I'm the co-founder and responsible for website and social media management and engagement.


Capability Manager

Novabase Business Solutions (2014 – 2015)

I led the design and operation of the corporate thread focused on human capital supply chain management. Our mission was assuring staffing responsiveness to Novabase projects. My team addressed project staffing requests, scheduling activities, project pipeline, HR forecast, interface with corporate recruitment and external staffing suppliers.


Business Manager

Nbo - Novabase Group (2007 – 2015)

IT Staffing and Recruitment business management, mostly in Manufacturing & Services, Government, Healthcare, Aerospace & Transportation sectors and also Novabase corporate recruitment. Did account management, team and consultant pool management, new business acquisition, P&L management, budget planning, forecasting.


Head of Research

Nbo - Novabase Group (2004 – 2006)

The IT Staffing and Recruitment Business structure did a spin off the recruitment team. For two years I was part and managed this new Research team, which was responsible for talent acquisition, candidate relationship management and engagement to fulfill staffing requests.


Associate Manager

Nbo - Novabase Group (2000 – 2004)

Got an invitation to shift to staffing business management. Went for it and became a junior business unit manager. My business unit perimeter was IT and engineering profiles for Manufacturing & Services, Financial Services and Telecommunication sectors.



Novabase Business Intelligence (1999 - 2000)

As a BI consultant I had the opportunity to work with great people (some I still work with today) and to learn more about data warehouse modeling, ETL (extraction, transformation and loading) and reporting in Telecommunications and Government sectors. Worked with Oracle databases, Business Objects, MicroStrategy, TOAD and PL/SQL.


Software Developer and Researcher

ADETTI  (1998 – 1999)

Joined this R&D Center to be part of the Portuguese team of project MODEST – Multimedia Object Descriptors Extraction from Surveillance Tapes. The project’s objective was to define and develop a framework for analyzing video sequences in order to extract high-level semantic scene interpretation.


Teaching Assistant

ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (1997 – 1998)

I was invited to be a monitor for the entry level IT course lectured to the non-IT degrees lectured by the Department of Information Science and Technology (a part of STA - School of Technology and Architecture). For one year I supported department activities, my colleagues and co-lectured classes.


IT Support and Webmaster

ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (1995 – 1997)

In my early college degree years, I worked at the IT Department and was responsible for maintaining the university website, the classroom equipment and schedule and the department’s system infrastructure. I was also part of the front-end tech support for both students and teachers using the IT department facilities.


Computer Science and Business Management (BSc)

ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (1994 - 1999)

Main Subjects: Mathematics, Programming, Software Engineering, Modelling, Networking, Data Analysis, Management, Economy, Finance, Tax and Accounting, Human Resources, Strategy, Operations

During college I was a member of Tuna Académica do ISCTE, IT Department, Department of Information Science and Technology and the Advanced IS/IT Research Center.

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