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Ana Marta Aleixo

Ana Marta Aleixo

Senior Technician in Project Office and Pos-doctoral Research

  • Researcher ID: K-7901-2018
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-4541-4560
  • Ciencia ID: CE1C-8E75-B79B
  • Department: Polytechnic of Leiria
  • Research Group: Functional Biodiversity
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: S-8646-2016
  • Title: The Commitment of the Portuguese Higher Education Institutions to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals Supervisor: Ulisses M. Azeiteiro Category: BO Grant type: BPD Funding entity: N/A Grant reference: N/A Start date: 2018-03-01 End date: 2021-02-28

Research interests

Sustainable development goals
Social responsibility and higher educations institutions
Sustainability in higher education institutions
Sustainable development
Employability in higher education and job market

Academic degrees

PhD in Social Sustainability and Development (U. Aberta, 2017)
Master in Management, specializing in Human Resources (Universidade de Évora, 2010)
Post-graduation in Six Sigma - Black Belt (Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, 2019)
Post-graduation in Health and Safety at Work (ISLA, 2003) - (CAP n. º 15111008RC5 - 2015)
Undergraduate degree in Human Relations and Work Communication (Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, 2001).

Scientific activities

Senior Technician in Project Office in Planning and Strategic Direction (since 03.03.2008)
Instituition: Instituto Politécnico de Leiria - Leiria.
Responsibilities: Detection of opportunities regarding national and international project funding programs; Collection and systematization of information related to national and international funding programs; Dissemination of funding opportunities to support R&D activities among Polytechnic of Leiria’ teachers and researchers; applications design and submission; Promotion and establishment of partnerships for the development of joint projects.
Responsible for Polytechnic of Leiria Job Bank, cooperating with the internships offices defining strategies for inclusion of Polytechnic of Leiria students and graduates in the labor market. Responsible also for organizing the job fair editions since 2015 as well as the Employability Week since 2018.

Human Resources Consultant (December 2006- February 2008)
Institution: Oestejob Empresa de Trabalho Temporário, Lda - Peniche
Responsibilities: Recruitment and Selection; support the development of the database and temporary workers registered for employment and Coordination and Monitoring Team

Human Resources Technician (Junho 2002- Novembro 2006)
Institution: Associação Comercial, Industrial e de Serviços do Concelho de Peniche (ACISCP) - Peniche.
Responsibilities: Consulting Director, Coordination of vocational training, monitoring of applications for incentive schemes funded POE, Job Opportunities, Recruitment and Selection, Development of Drafting events and of the newsletter.

Human Resources Management (December 2000 - March 2002)
Institution: Rigormolde - Produção e Comercialização de Moldes, Lda - Marinha Grande
Responsibilities: Payroll processing and monitoring of social security legislation and Regularization of billing (customers and suppliers).

Human Resources Administrative Management (May 2000- October 2000)
Institution: Produtos Alimentares António & Henrique Serrano, SA – Peniche
Responsibilities: Payroll processing and monitoring of legislation and social security; Development of individual employment contracts and temporary work and preparation and statistical analysis of social indicators management.

Trainer (since December 2010)
Institution: ADEPE Associação para o Desenvolvimento de Peniche – Peniche.
Responsibilities: Trainer at Pedagogical Training of Trainers and Human Research Management of the 3rd sector

Trainer (since March 2009 - March 2012)
Institution: Planicôa.
Responsibilities: Pedagogical Training of Trainers

Health and Safety at Work Consultant (March 2005 - August 2006)
Institution: Sociedade Frigorífica de Peniche - Peniche
Responsibilities: Responsible for the health and safety at work
Trainer since 2002 in other institutions: CENFIM in course of Health and Safety at Work, Finiform in Pedagogical Training of Trainers, Soprofor in course of Family Assistant and of Community Support, Profiforma in courses of Business Management, Management of Customers and Suppliers and Society and Environment, NERLEI in course of How to Communicate with Customers e ANECRA in course of Administration and Personnel Management.


Published 4 articles in specialized journals, 5 chapters in published books and 6 works/publications in different events, and received 1 prize + publication in the area of social sciences in 2019.

Participated in various events, conferences and publications related to the subject of employability in higher educations and job market/labor market.

Staff Mobility - Erasmus Mundus INFINITY in Azerbaijan State Agricultural University in Ganja (Azerbaijan) during the month of September 2014.



Scientific Supervision

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