A pioneer initiative in Portugal, Contacto Programme has a well-established legacy of empowering young
talent. No matter what your academic background, this is the place where you will be able to fuel your
learning, question the status-quo and develop into a leader.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM US?
A world of opportunities awaits in retail, fashion, technology, shopping centers, fitness, energy,
hospitality and wood paneling. Contacto Programme is your opportunity to access and get to know all
these businesses while experiencing a common value proposition.
Access to the Best Leaders
You will be accompanied throughout your journey by a Business Leader, responsible for
your functional integration and development. Business Leaders serve the role of tutor,
mentor and friend.
Develop Ambidextrous Skills
Whether you’re working in your functional role or developing a strategic project, the
Contacto traineeship will enable you to develop technical and soft-skills at an
Build Internal Network
Sonae is a world of networking opportunities, be it amongst your fellow Contacto
trainees or through the Programme’s extensive alumni network, with your Business Leader
and team or via internal and external exposure.
WHERE DO YOU WANT TO WORK?
With 23 production and commercial units spread out over 9 countries, Sonae
Arauco is specialized in the production of wood derivatives.
Number 1 Food Retailer in Portugal, that detains brands like Continente,
Meu Super, Wells, Go Natural, Arenal, Bagga, Note, Zu and MaxMat.
With 75 Shopping Centres in 11 countries, Sonae Sierra is Number 1 in
Real Estate Management in Portugal and Brazil.
Worten is the leading company in electronics retail in Portugal, and making
technology accessible to all.
Has a wide range of recognized brands like: Deeply, MO, Zippy, Losan and Salsa.
Sonae FS manages the "Universo" card, which is the 2nd most used credit card in
Portugal, and the insurance broker, MDS.
Manages a portfolio of tech-based companies linked to retail, telecommunications
Aims to identify new business opportunities in segments with high growth
potential like: Energy, Industrial Engineering, Troia Operations, Hospitality
Develops, designs and operates integrated energy optimization solutions with
projects in the areas of combined heat and power, wind, biomass and solar.
Working to promote a more active lifestyle at a national level, SC Fitness
Manages a network of fitness clubs: ONE (Premium), Solinca (Mainstream) and Pump
(Premium Low Cost).
With 7 spaces that are a reference in hospitality, Sonae Capital’s hotel
collection invites you to check-in in Porto, Tróia, Algarve or (coming soon)
Adira is a leading manufacturer of sheet metal working machinery, aiming to be
the European manufacturer providing the most competitive solutions for Metal