Director of the Education, Vocational Training and Social Development Department


Paris, France

SOFRECO is a leading French consulting company based in Paris. We carry out development and technical assistance projects throughout the world, financed by international institutions including the European Union and the World Bank. SOFRECO’s areas of work include economic and legal reform, public management, education, vocational training, social development, environmental protection, industrial restructuring, reforms to the agriculture and health sectors (www.sofreco.com).
We are looking for a Director of the Education, Vocational Training and Social Development Department.


To manage the department and play a lead role in business development, including maintaining SOFRECO’s presence in existing markets and identifying new opportunities in the field of Education/Vocational Training.
  • You will lead a team of dynamic project managers;
  • You will support them throughout the entire project cycle: business development, preparation of tenders, management of studies and technical assistance projects/contracts (technical, human and financial aspects);
  • Short-term international business trips should be anticipated.


With a relevant university degree, an MBA or equivalent experience, you have 10 to 15 years of international professional experience in at least one of the following sectors: education, vocational training and/or social development. In addition, you have relevant experience in the area of international development (European Union, World Bank…).
  • You will be able to demonstrate strong management experience;
  • You have proven business development skills and good knowledge of procedures linked to international donor’s projects;
  • You are fluent in French and have a perfect command of English in order to prepare high quality bidding documents in both languages;
  • You are fully computer literate.


Negotiable, depending on profile and experience.


Head office in France. Clichy (92), Paris.


Please apply through e-mail, at the following address: RH@sofreco.com.