We would like to share the news of another project being awarded to a consortium with EPRD as a an active partner company. The 20-month project “Technical Assistance to enhance the data management, forecasting and monitoring and evaluation capacity of the National Employment Service” is aimed to upgrade NES performance in Serbia and thus
is expected to contribute to the efforts to decrease the level of unemployment in the country. The contract for services has been signed this month between the EC Delegation to Serbia and EEO Group, the leader of the consortium, who will be supported iin project implementation by EPRD, S&T Services Polska and local partner Tara International Consulting. The project activities are foreseen to commence in early 2010.
The activities within the project will relate to the enhancement of the forecasting, monitoring and evaluation abilities of NES through (1) improvements in the
utilized methodologies for labour market trend analysis and monitoring and evaluation of active labour market programmes and (2) better organization of the processes of gathering, processing and utilization of information on labour market trends and active labour market programmes and (3) improvement of the capacity of NES staff for forecasting labour market trends and monitoring and evaluation of active labour market programmes.
The team of experts comprises three renowned consultants experienced in providing support to institutions dealing with labour market issues and we are convinced that their international expertise combined with of knowledge of regional specifities will lead to successful realization of project’s goals.
The project budget is 988, 000 €