Consulting - Engineering - Training
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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

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


Education

Selected references
worldwide
European Union
Knowledge Hub for Expertise on Youth (2023-2026)
The Knowledge Hub for expertise on Youth provides expertise and knowledge to EC HQ services and EU Delegations worldwide in the area of youth in external action (youth participation an empowerment, as well as youth specific issues in sectoral policies). The Hub supports sector-specific policies and the formulation of actions in the area of youth and provides support on the implementation of the Youth Action Plan as well as on the management of the Youth Sounding Board for international partnerships. The Hub is a flexible mechanism which provides on demand expertise to EC staff worldwide, and to a certain extent, to Member States’ staff.
Cambodia
Asian Development Bank
Project Implementation Consultant (PIC) under the Skills for Competiveness (S4C) project (2020-2025)
The S4C project aims at enhancing the skills and competitiveness of Cambodia’s industrial sector labour force by developing human resources to work as a skilled workforce in four priority sectors, namely, manufacturing, construction, electricity and electronics. It supports the transformation of five training institutes and strengthens the industry’s engagement in skills development.
Côte d'Ivoire
World Bank
Drafting of an operational strategy for the Observatory for the Professional Integration of Higher Education Graduates (OIPDES) (2023-2024)
The Observatory’s main mission is to evaluate the overall monitoring and professional integration system of higher education institutions, in order to propose an appropriate strategy for the sustainable integration of young graduates. Ginger SOFRECO's support is organised around a diagnostic of the existing system, the sharing of a strategic vision for a better positioning of the Observatory, and support for an operational action plan with a view to sustainability.
Côte d'Ivoire
World Bank
Recruitment of a consultancy firm for a study on the reform of the BTEC Higher National Diploma in Côte d'Ivoire (2022-2023)
The objective of the mission is to conduct a study with a view to proposing recommendations to make the Ivorian BTEC Higher National Diploma competitive and efficient, in terms of employability, quality of courses and programmes.
Tajikistan
Asian Development Bank
Skills and Employability Enhancement Project - CS10 Project Implementation Support Consultant (2021-2025)
The Ministry of Labour, Migration, and Employment (MOLME) of the Republic of Tajikistan is implementing the Skills and Employability Enhancement Project (SEEP), the cost of which is partly financed by the Asian Development Bank. SEEP is aimed at improving the skills and employability of youth, women, and labour migrants for both the domestic and overseas labour markets. MOLME is the Executing agency (EA) of the Project. The Project Administration Group (PAG) has been established to implement the project. The Project Implementation Support Consultancy (PISC) provides advice and support to the PAG.
Côte d'Ivoire
Millennium Challenge Corporation
Consultant to support MCA-Côte d'Ivoire in the management, implementation monitoring, technical assistance and closing of the partnership fund for skills development (2021-2024)
The purpose of the 'Grant Manager' consultancy assignment is to support the MCA-Côte d’Ivoire in the management, follow-up and implementation of the projects funded by the Compact and to close the activities of the Partnership for Skills Development (PDS) fund. This assignment also includes the design of a quality assurance register for training in the centres and capacity building of the various contributors.
Belize
Millennium Challenge Corporation
Belize Quality of Education Assessment and Project Design Support (2023-2024)
The overall objective of our services is to assist the Belize Compact Development Team (BCDT) – Government of Belize in designing a cohesive Education Project, intended to address the core problem identified in the Education Concept Note developed by the BCDT, specifically by: (i) evaluating the soundness, relevance, feasibility and sustainability of the strategic approach proposed in the Concept Note for the future Education Project, (ii) making recommendations on the strengthening of the Design Document, (iii) conducting assessments of key aspects of the education system to inform a more detailed design of the Project, and (iv) preparing a proposal for Terms of Reference for project implementation.
Benin
French Development Agency
Technical assistance for the implementation of the project for the development of vocational education, training and occupational integration (DEFI-PRO) (2019-2024)
Technical assistance to the Ministry of Secondary, Technical and Vocational Education and Training for the implementation of the DEFI-PRO project to strengthen vocational training in Benin. SOFRECO provides expertise at two levels: support to the coordinator for project management (steering, budgetary, administrative, procurement, capacity building of ministry officials) and technical support for the implementation of activities (capacity building for staff of the Ministry and TVET high schools, definition and steering of the TVET policy, support for the production of new curricula, support for the definition and installation of Equipment), TA for the INA TVET high school and the TVET high school of Lokossa (definition of the programmes, equipment, laboratories, etc.); capacity building for the training-of-trainers and setting of guidance-information units.
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