The highly qualified skills of our engineers and developers trained in Tunisian universities and schools, are contributing actively to Orange's innovation projects. We are proud to be part of the economic development of Tunisia,
Sofrecom Tunisia celebrates today its 10th anniversary and now counts more than 1000 engineers and developers. On this occasion, Mr. Michaël Trabbia, the Chief of Technology and Innovation Officer of Orange, President of Sofrecom confirmed the company’s commitment to be the privileged partner of the digital transformation in Tunisia and on the African continent.
Sofrecom is an international consulting and engineering company specialized in telecoms and new technologies. It accompanies the transformation and development of operators, governments, and international institutions. It brings them consultancy and operational solutions using the expertise of its 2100 consultants and engineers and the innovation of the Orange Group.
"We are pleased to meet you today in Tunis to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Sofrecom Tunisia. More than 1000 jobs have been created in Tunis since 2011. The highly qualified skills of our engineers and developers trained in Tunisian universities and schools, are contributing actively to Orange's innovation projects. We are proud to be part of the economic development of Tunisia," said Michaël Trabbia.
« The commitments we had made for the creation of highly qualified jobs in the digital sector, have been exceeded. Today Sofrecom Tunisia has become the 1st company of digital services in Tunisia. We are also very proud because the half of our engineers are women. We plan to continue this great dynamic of growth and diversity and make the digital transformation a strong lever for development and inclusion in Africa," adds Guillaume Boudin, CEO of Sofrecom.
Human capital growth of X100 in 10 years
Thanks to its diversity and the gender mixity of its teams: 33 years old is the average age of our teams, 50% of our engineers are women, Sofrecom Tunisia meets a double challenge : to be an international center of excellence with high added value for the Orange group and its customers, as well as a key player in the digital development in Tunisia and in Africa.
To ensure such growth, Sofrecom capitalizes on its experience to train the future talents and prepare the jobs of tomorrow. It is supported by a large pool of young Tunisian graduates who are trained in the country's universities. In addition to partnering with many local engineering schools for several years, the company relies on quality training and a talent retention strategy to achieve its objectives. New high-profile activities are starting to develop in Tunis, on the themes of Artificial (AI) and Business Intelligence. Indeed, in addition to research, the teams intervene on the AI components of applications and services on behalf of the operator.
Tunisia, a breeding ground of digital expertise and skills
During the celebrations of the 10th anniversary of Sofrecom Tunisia and within the framework of the round table organized on this occasion with partners and actors of the digital ecosystem in Tunisia, the speakers highlighted the key challenges of digital transformation and the importance of human capital as an essential element in this transformation.
Tunisia, through its great higher education network, is a major lever for Sofrecom for its research and innovation projects in the digital sector. Indeed, it should be noted that Tunisia has 30 public engineering schools and 28 in the private sector. These Schools provide training in 96 specialties for engineers spread over 223 sectors, 60 of them in computing.
Sofrecom’s Tunisia objective for the upcoming years is to train its engineers in these professions of the future and to support innovation. Sofrecom’s ambition is also to reinforce and strengthen its societal commitment to its stakeholders and its ecosystem. First, by further developing ready programs in favor of digital inclusion and reduction of its impact on the environment, then by moving towards a larger engagement via long-term partnerships with civil society actors.