Grupo Casais
SAP SuccessFactors

Grupo Casais: Fast-Tracking HR Transformation to Enable a Sharper Focus on Its People and the Future


Engineering and Construction


Digitalizing HR Processes for Continued Expansion and Success


SAP SuccessFactors solutions:

  • Recruiting Management & Marketing
  • Learning Management System

2d phase:

  • Employee Central (on-going)
  • Onboarding 2.0 (on-going)

Needing to modernize its HR operations using cloud technologies, Grupo Casais pinpointed two core areas that were essential to its continued expansion and success, kick-starting its HR transformation in the areas of recruitment and learning.


Context and Goals

A benchmark of knowledge and strength, Casais -Engenharia e Construção, S.A. (Grupo Casais) is one of the largest family-owned enterprises operating in the engineering and construction sector in Portugal. Founded in 1958, the organization is engaged in diverse projects with high technical complexity and execution requirements.

Present in 17 countries across Europe, Africa, and South America, Grupo Casais was facing increased challenges of effectively managing its geographically scattered workforce while enforcing common policies and procedures.

Main challenges

  • Develop and communicate a strong employer brand while attracting a higher number of qualified candidates
  • Streamline recruiting processes and improve the candidate experience
  • Support employees and new hires with an intuitive and easy-to-use learning platform, helping them acquire new skills while empowering the learning team to distribute training content more effectively
  • Lay the foundations for wider HR digitalization.

Why SAP and ARAGO Consulting

  • Cloud-based end-to-end people management processes from hire to retire
  • Flexibility to embark on its HR transformation journey in the areas of recruitment and learning using the SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management, SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Marketing, and SAP SuccessFactors Learning solutions
  • Ease of integrating other modules from the SAP SuccessFactors portfolio in the future
  • ARAGO Consulting’s expertise and best practices in SAP SuccessFactors solutions, reflected in an SAP-qualified partner-packaged Fast Track solution –enabling rapid time to value and a fast return on investment.


  • Automated recruitment processes and set up a career portal reflecting its modern image, allowing candidates to submit applications electronically and stay in touch throughout the hiring process
  • Enabled a modern and engaging learner experience, available anywhere and anytime
  • Established Academia Casais on the SAP SuccessFactors Learning solution, developing consolidated training programs for its entire workforce that respect common principles and objectives.

“Using an SAP-qualified partner-packaged solution from ARAGO Consulting, we fast-tracked our HR transformation with preconfigured content for SAP SuccessFactors solutions. This helped us return value to the business faster, which has allowed us us to focus more on our people and the future.”
Guilherme TeixeiraCorporate CIO, Grupo Casais