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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

Key expert 1: Team Leader and the NDS Implementation Advisor (at least 550 days), Solomon Islands (Honiara)

Solomon Islands (Honiara)
Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Development Planning and Aid Coordination



Qualifications and skills:

  • Advanced university degree (at least Master Degree) in public administration, project management, management studies, economics and development economics, accounting or or any field relevant to the tasks of expert 1 (refer to section 4.2 above). OR a bachelor degree in one of the above subjects with an additional three years of professional experience (on top of the required Professional experience described below).
  • At least one previous assignment as a team leader in a multicultural environment:

-       ability to plan, prioritize and organize the work of a the team.

-        ability to integrate processes into Operational Planning manuals, planning procedures and key priority areas

-        ability to implement a workplan ensuring that deadlines are met, and results delivered, adjusting workplan as necessary.

  • Communication - strong oral and written communication skills in English language.
  • Ability to draft/edit reports and studies with a clear and concise style.
  • Advanced computer literacy - including proficiency in word processing, Excel, spreadsheets and other database applications as well as in complex management systems. 

General professional experience (min 10 years):

  • 10 years of professional experience working in cooperation and development:

-        advising on and reviewing Government policies or/and

-        Providing technical assistance to technical strategic plans and strategies.

  • Out of the 10 years of professional experience required above, a combination of the following is required:

-        At least 3 years working experience with Government or public bodies in implementing development cooperation projects and programmes in developing countries;

-        At least 2 years working experience in conducting and facilitating capacity building initiatives strengthening the capacities of public administration in strategic planning processes and procedures, policy development and reviews; programme designs and assessment and general Project Cycle Management.

Specific professional experience:

  • The specific professional experience can be additional or comprised in the above 10 years of general professional experience.
  • At least two professional assignments providing capacity building to NGOs/CSOs in strategic planning processes and procedures, policy development and reviews; programme designs and assessment and general Project Cycle Management.
  • At least 3 professional working assignment in EDF/EU funded programmes.

 Additional requirements strongly preferred:

  •  The consultant is already located in the Pacific Region.
  • The consultant is below 65 years old.
  • The consultant already has a developed network in the Solomon Islands and Pacific region.


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