Portafina Career Development FAQ

Read what Portafina employees think about career development at the company. Employees have questions about everything from promotions and mentoring to job security.

Portafina has a career opportunities rating of 4.2.

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3 English questions out of 3

28 March 2019

How are the career development opportunities at Portafina?

Pros

The best thing about working at Portafina is that Im free to choose my own path. My role in the Systems department allows me to research and implement new technologies that not only further Portafina's goals but allow me to develop my technical skills that can further my own career.

Cons

Especially the work carried out by the systems department can be very challenging at times. We spend a-lot of time trying to implement solutions with out having the prior technical knowledge. This can cause a fair amount of frustration at times.

My role in the Systems department allows me to research and implement new technologies that not only further Portafina's goals but allow me to develop my technical skills that can further my own career.

28 March 2019

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8 April 2019

How do employees feel about their professional development opportunities at Portafina?

Pros

- Opportunities to develop within the company through regular training and internal/external exams - Fill new job roles from within so opportunities to work and learn other areas of the business - Overtime allows you to increase your wage - Everyone is great to work with and willing to help - Regular social events in the office and also externally

Cons

- Can be a steep learning curve to learn about the pension industry with lots of jargon and technical terms - Sometimes teams are not always on the same page which can cause tension and slow down progression on projects

Advice to Management

Try to improve integration between teams to avoid any potential issues and bottlenecks. Does not always feel like teams are working together.

Can be a steep learning curve to learn about the pension industry with lots of jargon and technical terms

8 April 2019

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16 November 2020

What is the feeling of job security at Portafina?

Pros

Ok for a first job

Cons

not much room for progression

Ok for a first job

16 November 2020

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