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Implementation of an employer survey on skill needs in Europe


Cedefop will offer a single framework contract to the selected service provider/consortium to implement an employer survey to identify skill needs in Europe. The aim is to refine the survey instrument piloted by Cedefop in 2012, collect data and deliver a dataset which enables Cedefop and other stakeholders to carry out qualitative and quantitative analysis of emerging skill needs in organizations of different sizes covering the whole economy (including non-marketed services) in all EU Member States. Next to the dataset, relevant reports should be provided.

The activities envisaged in the course of the framework contract will mainly contribute to Cedefop research on skill needs and skill mismatch in Europe and the European Commission’s flagship initiative on New Skills and Jobs (see description in ‘2. Technical specifications’).

This call has been published in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union 2012/S 242-397076 of 15/12/2012.

Deadline of submitting tenders: 06/02/2013 (17h00 for hand-delivered tenders).

Requests for additional information/clarification should be received by 29/01/2013.

The answers to such requests, if any, will be published under this banner, therefore please visit Cedefop's website frequently for updates.
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Please note that Cedefop will be closed between 24/12/12 until 01/01/2012 included.



Contract award notice Employer survey

EN100.19 KB

Clarifications 3

EN109.79 KB

Clarification 2

EN133.87 KB

Clarifications 1

EN153.87 KB

Tender dossier

EN1.55 MB

Call details


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