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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

Vocational Education Expert , North Macedonia

North Macedonia
Sector Reform Contract for Employment and Education - Sector Reform Contract “EU for YOUTH”

The overall objective of the technical assistance is to bring about effective implementation of the Youth Guarantee scheme to increase youth employment in the country and advance VET reform, the establishment of Regional VET centres, to reduce the gap between skills and labour market needs.

 Main activities :

- Activity 1: Building the capacity of the national authorities for design, implementation, monitoring and reporting on sector reforms based on strong evidence and gender analysis

- Activity 2: Support for systematic application of tracer system methodologies for VET providers and Youth Guarantee and employment generation programmes

- Activity 3: Monitoring and Assessment of the achievements of the general and specific conditions under the Sector Reform Performance Contract

- Activity 4: Raising the awareness of the stakeholders, media and general public on the achievements of improving the employment rate for young women and men


  •  At least a University Degree in economics, education or social sciences. In the absence of a University degree in economics, education or social sciences then an equivalent general professional experience of 5 (five) years of general professional experience above the minimum general professional experience requested below.
  • A minimum of 8 (eight) years post graduate professional experience in the field of education and vocational education working in both EU member states and accession countries
  • Experience in upgrading at least one vocational educational establishment to higher standards, including completion of an accreditation procedure in VET;
  • Experience with tracer system methodologies for VET providers;
  • Experience in at least 2 (two) projects involved in monitoring and/or evaluation in the field of vocational education.
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