Administrative Assistant

2655 Ericeira, Portugal

Part Time

About the Role

As an Administrative Assistant, you will work very closely with the owner and management team of Balagan. You will become an essential part during the pre-opening phase and will overtake typical back-office tasks, cash management, and certain HR functions once the location is open.


Your responsibilities

  • Support the process of purchase orders

  • Assist in processing all invoices and daily bank deposits

  • Assist in preparing of end-of-month financial reports

  • Maintain all of the restaurant filing and office/cashier supplies

  • Coordinate, file, and input data for external accounting company

  • Support processing employment contracts and terminations

  • Deliver payslips and social security slips to the location team

  • General office tasks such as email correspondence and answering phone calls

  • Assist the management team with other operational tasks upon request

Your competencies

  • You have excellent communication skills in Portuguese and English (mandatory)

  • You are comfortable using Google Drive, Office and POS applications

  • You are a natural people person that loves to set a good example for others

  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced restaurant start-up environment

  • You are creative, open-minded and result-oriented

  • You pay attention to the details and have the ability to solve problems on your own


What we offer

  • Part-time position with max. 20h per week

  • Flexible working hours in a hybrid position

  • Attractive compensation package

  • Continuous internal and external training opportunities

  • Christmas Eve & Christmas day off for everyone

  • Free access to the location’s cultural and wellness activities

About the Company

Balagan Food is a Middle Eastern inspired restaurant business operating as a nomad concept since 2020 in Greater Lisbon area. The Beach House at Praia do Sul in Ericeira will be our first fixed location with two F&B outlets: a Deli & Café on the ground floor and a full-service Restaurant & Bar on the first floor open 7 days a week. We are committed to using fresh, locally sourced ingredients but once served to the table transformed into a vibrant Mediterreanean-Middle Eastern cuisine. Opening this summer season, it’s an exciting time to join Balagan and we look forward to writing this new chapter together with you!

IMPORTANT: Applications are accepted in English or Portuguese.
Please send your CV as well as a short motivation letter about why you would like to work with us.

We look forward to hearing from you!