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SOFRECO is a highly international company in terms of its clients, its partners, the nationalities of its experts, its headquarters staff and its presence in numerous countries.

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We have three types of clients: governments, administrations and public bodies; public and private companies; multilateral and bilateral development funding agencies.

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SOFRECO employs several hundred senior and junior experts of various nationalities, the vast majority of whom are technical specialists

Policy Dialogue and Capacity-building Expert (840 working days), Angola

Technical Assistance for the Implementation of EU-Angola Dialogue Facility

The purpose of this contract is to provide technical assistance, in the form of an Implementation Support Team (IST) to support the implementation of the EU-Angola Dialogue Facility, including the management of funds for policy dialogues in areas covered by the JWF agreement and information and communication activities. 

The policy dialogue and capacity-building expert will support and report to the Team Leader. He/she will in particular be responsible for:

  • the sound management of the funds allocation mechanism under the EU-Angola Dialogue Facility;
  • providing training to applicants;
  • developing measures enhancing capacity-building for dialogue of applicants where required;
  • procuring and managing services to implement policy dialogue projects;
  • supporting the implementation of policy dialogue projects.

The IST will be based in Luanda, Republic of Angola, with short-term missions to the EU, MS and other EU bilateral strategic partners/ regions. The intended start date of the project is 02/09/2019 and the period of implementation of the contract will be of 48 months counting from that date.


Qualifications and skills

  • preferably a Master's degree in the field of economics, political science, international relations, management, economic and social development or in a relevant, directly related discipline. Alternatively, a University degree in the above-mentioned fields or in a relevant, directly related discipline, with 12 years of relevant experience;
  • excellent interpersonal skills;
  • excellent oral and written communication skills in Portuguese and English, including ability to prepare reports and conduct presentations;
  • computer literate;
  • ability to perform under pressure and tight deadlines.

General professional experience

  • preferably 10 years of experience in management or economic/social development;
  • knowledge of Angola Government and policies would be an advantage;
  • knowledge of EU Strategic Partnerships, in particular JWF, would be an advantage.

Specific professional experience

  • experience in developing training materials and facilitating training workshops;
  • expertise in institutional capacity-building for Government Departments;
  • experience in management of EU-funded projects;
  • experience in management of public procurement procedures;
  • technical expertise in one or more sectors of JWF policy dialogue and cooperation would be an advantage;
  • work experience of middle-income countries, preferably Angola, would be an advantage;
  • knowledge of EU sectorial policies and external cooperation would be an advantage.
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