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Foreign-Born Competence Programme

Connecting with diverse talents

At AFRY we endorse diversity in all its forms. We know that it drives speed, innovation and joy. Inclusion is an important part of our company culture.

Foreign-Born Competence Programme

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Foreign-Born Competence Programme is an individual coaching and matching programme to attract and recruit more foreign-born and recently immigrated engineers.

The programme is available for newly immigrated engineers, foreign-born engineers who have lived in Sweden for a longer period, guest students and talents who currently live in other countries and wants to work in Sweden. In addition to the need for expertise, the development of the company is also an important part of this initiative. Getting people with other perspectives and backgrounds is important to us. It brings new creative ideas and dynamics to the workplace.

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Competence & Application

The most important thing is to understand each candidate’s competence. We need to understand your immigrated competence regardless of which country you are applying to. To us, competence is always the most important thing. And we know that competence comes in all shapes and looks – that’s what creates innovation and makes life at AFRY so interesting. At AFRY, everyone fits in, regardless of skin color, ethnicity, or origin.

Interested in Foreign-Born Competence Programme? Send your application by creating a profile.

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What is Foreign-Born Competence Programme?

It’s an individual coaching and matching programme, where AFRY coaches candidates, recruiters and managers within AFRY in finding the best new talents.

Who is Foreign-Born Competence Programme for?

It's for everybody that has examinations from abroad that have a relevant background for AFRY’s demand of technical competences.

How can I apply?

You can start by creating a profile at AFRYs webpage and look for relevant positions, and look out for initiatives where AFRY is active in.

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About immigrated competence
Amir Nazari, Inclusion & Diversity Manager at AFRY and founder of the program, tells us more about what it means and why it is an important initiative.
Seeking job as a newcomer – three useful tips
Sofia Klingberg, Inclusion and Diversity Manager at AFRY, shares some useful advice that can come in handy when you are looking for your next job.

Immigrated Competence Handbook – advice and guides to enhance recruitment of foreign born engineers

To support and inspire other companies who would like to get started with or increase their recruitment of foreign born engineers, AFRY has developed a handbook with tips and tricks, guides, checklists and stories. The handbook is available in Swedish and English and is of course free to use. Download the English version below and the Swedish version here.

AFRY Inclusion und Diversity


Sofia Klingberg - Inclusion & Diversity Manager

Sofia Klingberg

Inclusion & Diversity Manager
Amir Nazari  - Inclusion & Diversity Manager

Amir Nazari

Inclusion & Diversity Manager