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SOFRECO worldwide

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

Key expert 3 – Economics and market reform expert, East Africa (Based in Brussels )

East Africa (Based in Brussels )
Regional facility for Business development and investment climate

 Qualifications and skills

  • A level of education corresponding to at least 5 years' completed university studies in economics, business management and/or other related fields or a professional qualification of an equivalent level, followed by a minimum of 6 years' relevant professional experience;
  • Excellent writing and oral presentation skills in English. Working knowledge of French and/or Portuguese and/or Arabic would be an advantage;
  • Expertise in project management (including coordination, planning, note-taking and reporting, liaising with experts and stakeholder groups, drafting terms of reference for the provision of short-term expertise and organising the selection of experts, assisting the experts in the organisation of events, reporting to the EU);
  • Expertise in the financial & administrative requirements of EU contracts;
  • Fully computer literate, proficient user of Microsoft Office and good understanding of database software. 

General professional experience

  • At least 10 years of professional experience, following the above mentioned education level, covering the identification, formulation and/or evaluation of policies and strategies in the area of business environment reform and value chain development;
  • At least 10 years of relevant professional experience in developing countries;
  • At least 5 years of experience in the private sector preferably in a SME;
  • Work experience with other development agencies will be an asset.

 Specific professional experience

  • At least 5 years of experience with sector approaches for Business environment reforms, private sector development, trade and support to MSMEs;
  • Demonstrable specific expertise in dialogues and negotiations with national Governments;
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the latest developments of national and international, including EU, policies and programmes in the field of business environment reform.






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