NSDC International and The Adecco Group forge strategic partnership to facilitate International Employment Opportunities for Skilled Indian Candidates

New Delhi, December 2023.

NSDC International (NSDCI), wholly owned subsidiary of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and global workforce solutions company, theAdecco Grouptoday announced a transformative collaboration aimed at fostering international mobility for proficient, certified Indian candidates. This strategic partnership framework seeks to unlock the vast potential of India’s youth for mutually beneficial opportunities and leverage the strengths of both the organizations.

Recognizing the global demand for skilled professionals, the partnership envisions to promote the employment of qualified Indian candidates in several countries including Germany, Spain, Canada, and Australia. The focus sectors will be Healthcare, IT & Engineering, Logistics, and other sectors identified collaboratively. The partnership will create pathways for skilled Indian candidates to access international employment opportunities through a multifaceted approach.

Speaking on the collaboration, Ved Mani Tiwari, CEO, NSDC and MD, NSDC International, said, ‘This collaboration aligns with our commitment to empower skilled Indian candidates by offering them opportunities to showcase their expertise on a global stage.To bridge the gap between Indian talent and global employers, we are ensuring a smoother transition and enhancing the competitiveness of Indian candidates through our skilling initiatives. With this vision, our collaboration with The Adecco Group, renowned for its global workforce solutions, marks the commencement of strong global prospects for India’s workforce.Central to our vision is the evolutionof a comprehensive skill development framework,enhancing synchronization between demand and supply through vocational and technical training.’

Ian Lee, President, Geographic Regions, The Adecco Group, said, ‘Through this partnership with NSDC International, The Adecco Group is championing a future where Indian talent converges seamlessly with global industries. This alliance reflects our dedication to bridging gaps and cultivating a dynamic, internationally linked workforce across sectors such as Healthcare, IT & Engineering, and specialized roles.”

The global landscape grapples with a talent deficit, notably in regions where the demand for skills—particularly in green and digitally-driven occupations—far surpasses their availability. And this challenge brims with the opportunity for establishing sustainable solutions in the evolving work landscape through continuous upskilling and reskilling of the workforce. Adapting to this new world of work hinges upon nurturing a more agile, versatile workforce equipped to meet the demands of today’s dynamic job market.

In this collaboration, The Adecco Group will actively interface with a range of stakeholders striving for a seamless process for the onboarding of the candidates. Acting as the pivotal entity, The Adecco Group will meticulously outline comprehensive job descriptions, delineating candidate eligibility criteria and technical prerequisites. Moreover, NSDCI will facilitate the smooth transition of professionals from India to the destination country.  This concerted effort aims to facilitate a frictionless pathway towards international employment opportunities.