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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.

Our clients

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

Our teams

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

Private Sector / Investment Climate/ Regional Economic Cooperation Experts, Eastern and Southern Africa

Eastern and Southern Africa
Regional facility for Business development and investment climate Eastern Africa, Southern Africa and Indian Ocean ( Europaid/140549/DH/SER/MULTI)

In the frame of various projects and activities related to the development of the private sector, investment climate and enhancement of the labour market in the African continent, and for the Regional facility for Business development and investment climate Eastern Africa, Southern Africa and Indian Ocean ( Europaid/140549/DH/SER/MULTI) SOFRECO is looking for experts with the following profile:




Qualification and skills :

  • Master's degree or above in Trade, Business, international relations, economics, applied/industrial engineering or any related field
  • Fluent in English and/or French

General Professional experience :

  • 5 years or more of experience in the implementation of private sector oriented projects or programmes
  • Experience and knowledge of various trades agreements, especially involving the EU and the African continent is an advantage
  • Knowledge of the AfCFTA is an advantage

Specific professional experience :

  • 3 years or more of experience in one or more of the following areas of expertise :

•Business environment/investment climate

•Development of clusters/value chains (ex: Tourism)

•Support to exportations

• Private sector development and MSME support

•Support to private sector competitiveness

•Quality infrastructures


•Labour market policies for Job creation and entrepreneurship

•Regional economic integration and trade policies

•Negotiation or implementation of bi-lateral or multilateral trade agreements and their development and ratification (e.g. Economic Partnership Agreements)

Assets :

  • Experience implementing EU funded projects
  • Fluency in Portuguese and Swahili
  • Knowledge of the UN SDGs
  • Experience in the following countries:

• Angola

• Botswana

• Ethiopia

• Kenya

• Madagascar

• Mozambique

• Uganda

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