Albania has a large pool of specialized experts such as lawyers, engineers, economists, accountants, IT experts, statisticians. In the meantime, there is a growing number of young professionals with educational backgrounds in information technology, economics, law, administration and management, healthcare, pharmacy, journalism and communication, informatics and telecommunication engineering, etc.
In the meantime, data from the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) and UNESCO confirm that Albania has the highest number of students that study abroad compared to the Balkan Region, Central and Eastern Europe, and Western Europe. Meanwhile, the number of university students in 2017 was 139,607.
So far, BPOs in Albania have been a source of economic support for the Albanian youth. The sector provides good wages and work conditions, flexible work hours, and in some cases even career growth opportunities. Youth, no matter what there are studying, consider BPOs as the way that reduces their financial burden. The wages offered by the BPO sector are higher than the average salary while positive monthly performance is always rewarded.
In the meantime, those working in the Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) sector are paid high salaries, sometimes over EUR 1000. The sector is highly attractive to young people given that it also provides ongoing skill acquisition training, high wages, and merit pay.
Aren’t all the above-mentioned factors crucial to foreign corporations looking to outsource KPOs to offshore or nearshore partners? Besides the young and qualified population, Albania offers many other advantages such as a great location in the Mediterranean region with major potential for economic development. Good climate for happy employees. EU candidate country, which increases opportunities for BPO and KPO booming after the country joins the EU. High safety and security, with no conflicting record when compared to the region.
The time to start your KPO outsourcing to Albania is now.