Team Leader, Knowledge Hub for Expertise on Youth, Multi zones (Bruxelles)


SOFRECO is looking for a team leader with a solid demonstrated expertise and interest in global youth participation policies, have training and writing skills, a strong working, coaching and networking capacities.


  • Provision of policy support and training in the field of Youth, team management
  • Brussels or home based (with the capacity to reach Brussels with a 12 hours)
  • Field missions foreseen
  • 3,5 years
  • Consultant status
  • Availability from November/ December 2022


The consultant will manage a knowledge Hub on Youth which function is to provide expertise on Youth to European Commission staff, worldwide. Services include capacity building activities, studies, methodological support, support to quality assurance processes, support to monitoring and reporting, generation of evidence based knowledge and analytical capacity, organisation of conferences, seminars, workshops, training sessions and study visits, communication and information.


  • BA or above in human development or related discipline
  • English (C1), French (B2), Spanish an asset
  • 10 years experience in youth participation and engagement
  • 5 years experience in development cooperation
  • Knowledge of EU development programme/policies and experience related to EC programmes in partner countries
  • 5 years experience in drafting and implementing policies and actions aiming to involve young people in the preparation and implementation of policies
  • 5 years experience in leading teams of experts on programmes with skills in planning, coordination, analysis and research


  • Portuguese (C1)
  • Public speaking skills, facilitation skills (workshops, events, coaching…)
  • Field experience in Africa, Latin America, Asia, Eastern Europe and Middle East
  • Experience in (two or more fields): education, governance, climate and environment, digital, social protection, peace and security, growth and jobs.

How to apply

How to apply:

If you meet all above criteria please send us an updated CV with a short note explaining the adequation of each requirement point with your profile. The CV and the note should be posted on

*Closing date: 11-Oct-22