Careers Operating Principles

Today, the issue of sustainable development represents a concern and a challenge on a global scale. Mota Engil has a proud record of leadership in the industry worldwide. Our Staff are vital to the success of the Group and our most important asset to build a sustainable future. Click on the tabs below for more information...

  • In Each Attitude, a Shared Future

    Aware of the fundamental role played by the Group to achieve an agenda for sustainability, Mota-Engil Group includes in its Vision and Strategy of development. This is a firm commitment with a model of ethical, social and environmentally responsible management, defined by a Code specifically developed on this issue. This is transversally implemented within the group of subsidiaries present in 28 countries including its Irish and UK subsidiaries Glan Agua and MEIC.

    Thus, we aim for an inclusive approach of the values and principles of sustainability in the systems of management, operations and activities, practices and corporate attitudes, with particular emphasis to the relationship and communication with the stakeholders in an atmosphere of thoroughness, transparency and openness.

    We believe in the virtues and benefits of a management model socially and environmentally responsible, driver of the highest standards of eco-efficiency which protects the environment and preserves natural resources, which promotes differentiation and the competitive excellence by generating an internal environment conducive to learning, innovation, efficiency, quality and continuous improvement of our performance.

    We are convinced of the need to best protect and manage our Resources, by attracting and retaining qualified and motivated human resources within a framework of rigor and commitment, enhancing excellency and merit, career development and the constant desire to learn and improve, thus enabling to turn the universe of companies of the Mota-Engil Group into dynamic and progressive work communities, fit to easily face the challenges of the future.

  • Our Commitment

    We believe that the determination of our commitment and of our vision and strategy of sustainability are the guarantors of the ability of managing risks and ensuring the business strength and success, translating the continuous commitment of the Mota-Engil Group in generating value in a context of growth, diversification and internationalisation.

    Working for an integrated and sustainable development, through its policy of social responsibility and sustainability, the Mota-Engil Group aims to ensure an effective contribution to the integrated development of the communities where it operates, especially in the social, cultural, education, training and environmental fields.

    We are confident to be contributing to a more prosperous and fair society, where economic growth, social cohesion and environment protection go hand in hand, ensuring the improvement of the quality of life for the present and future generations.

  • Our Vision

    To be Industry Leaders in the Infrastructure Market, in line with the best market practices in productivity, with permanent innovation, assuming a strong identity, recognized in technical skills by providing a service of excellence in line with the highest Safety standards to our clients and to the community.

  • Our Mission

    To create shareholder value respecting the community and the future, in a socially responsible way.

  • Our Values

    INTEGRITY - Choose the path which reinforces the principles of honesty, truth, loyalty, righteousness and justice, in the daily conduct of everyone.

    COLLABORATION - To nurture a winning network of Clients, Employees, Customers and Suppliers to create an environment of mutual Trust and Cooperation.

    INNOVATION - To inspire creativity, passion and optimism in our Workforce.

    AMBITION - Eagerness always renewed of doing more and better, facing the present and future with boldness and confidence and assuming, in a determined and committed way, new challenges that contribute to the growth of MOTA-ENGIL Group.

    ACCOUNTABILITY - Responsibility for our actions, products, decisions and policies and implement the appropriate Governance to allow for Transparency to our Staff, Clients and Supply Chain.

    GROUP SPIRIT - Consolidate the sense of belonging, respect for the differences, loyalty and reciprocity in a global and culturally diverse context, maintaining pride in the past and strengthening the confidence in the future.

    COHESION - Guarantee that the goals set, which are intended ambitious, are reached through the contribution of all business units and that the vitality of the Group results from combining wisdom and strength necessary to overcome new challenges.

    DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION - To be a great place of work where All people are inspired to be the best they can be.

    SAFETY - Adhere to the highest Health, Safety and Environmental Standards. To ensure all our people to Work Safe and go Home Safe.



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