Sudan is located at the crossroads of Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East. The country is rich in mining resources such as gold and oil as well as agriculture consisting of untapped arable land.
Africa HR Solutions ensures all policies and regulations are followed to guarantee full compliance for your business in Sudan. Our end-to-end Sudan HR outsourcing services include Professional Employer Organisation (PEO), Employer of Record, payroll and other ancillary services to help you expand to Sudan, even if you don’t have a legal entity yet.
Population: 41.8 mn
Gross Domestic Product (GDP): $26.11 bn
GDP Growth: -2.3%
Foreign Direct Investment (% of GDP): 2.8%
Unemployment Rate: 12.9%
Currency: Sudanese Pound
Languages: Arabic, English
Strategically located at the crossroads of Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East, Sudan is bordered by seven countries namely Libya and Egypt Chad, the Central African Republic, South Sudan, Ethiopia, and Eritrea. The country has untapped agricultural and mining resources. The recession worsened in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic followed by floods and locust infestation that damaged agricultural production. The country is being hit by hyperinflation affecting income households and the devaluation of the Sudanese pound.
Sudan has more than 200 pyramids, known as the world’s largest collection
The country has a multilingual population, with more than 114 languages spoken
It is one of the poorest and least developed countries in the world
Sudan has incredible nature reserves, whereby Sanganeb National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage and the first marine national park in the country
Sudan is abundant in precious metals and stones
‘Ful Medames’ is a popular vegetarian dish in Sudan made with beans
New Year’s Day (Independence Day)
Coptic Christmas Day
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
Islamic New Year
Birth of the Prophet
A work agreement is recommended in Sudan, although most employees prefer a written contract that delineates all information about the salary, compensation, termination requirements, and bonuses. All employees are entitled to parental, sick, and vacation leaves. Our dedicated team at Africa HR Solutions devise a comprehensive offering to ensure your move to Sudan is smooth and compliant with laws, norms, local culture, and labour policies. Our experts also assist you in crafting a competitive benefits scheme to get the right talent to your organisation and help you run your business with peace of mind.
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Kevina Takoordyal has a BA Hons Business Management from the University of Glamorgan, UK, with MBA in leadership and Innovation, MBA General, PMP Certified, and Agile Scrum Master. She currently works as the Head of Operations at Africa HR Solutions Ltd with more than 20 years of proven leadership capabilities in Operations, Business Development, People Management, Process Optimization, and Project Management in the Financial Services, BPO, Banking Industry, and Heath Care Industry. In Senior leadership roles with an international footprint across Europe working and extensive Pan- African experience from a compliance, finance, and operations angle, Kevina comes across with a panoply of cross-functional skills. Kevina also serves on a few Boards, Non-Independent Executive at MioD and for NGOs on a voluntary basis, a coach and mentor to aspiring female leaders across Africa and Mauritius.
Kevina is a firm believer in Servant Leadership with a strong focus and commitment to uplifting others, with the ability to deliver through a highly engaged – diverse team, and works towards consistently synergistic value creation. While being a focused and adaptive thinker and Kevina is actively participating in panel discussions on Innovation, CX, Digital transformation.
Kevina serves as Project Assessor for the National Youth upskilling program. She has been recognized as Global Talent in a few companies, Ceridian, and International SOS Ltd whereby she has been awarded a few scholarships and had the opportunity to be mentored by Senior Vice President in the US. Award Winner in various fields and at a national level and recognized including Super Achiever Leader Award in Africa in 2016, Awarded Africa Women Leader 2018.
A qualified lawyer who joined Africa HR Solutions in July 2020, Mark Du Preez has experience working in private practice for a reputable law firm in South Africa. He also played commercially focused roles at a leading private bank, wealth management company, and outsourcing firm in South Africa and Mauritius.
Mark has played a pivotal role in Africa HR Solution’s risk mitigation strategy, which positively impacted P&L performance over the years.
He currently leads the Partnerships function of the company including relationships and oversight with in-country partners (ICPs) across Africa.
Alex has more than 15 years of experience in the global, strategic development of both enterprise and consumer brands in categories including technology, transport, enterprise software, entertainment, and travel.
With experience in roles on both agency and corporate side, he has worked across international brands and has led the development and execution of multi-discipline campaigns across EMEA, NORAM and Asia Pacific.
His focus is on driving meaningful business impact through brand differentiation and building high-functioning, digitally oriented, and analytically driven capabilities. He is motivated by working with, and developing dynamic people, teams, and organizations.
He leads, manages, develops and mentors the Key Account Management department, including line management responsibility for the team of Key Account Managers and Key Account Administrator who represent the Company as the primary communication link between all relevant stakeholders, including clients, third party in-country partners and internal functions.
Originally from Mauritius, he holds bachelor’s degrees in International Business, Finance and Management from the University of Nevada, Reno.