The World Bank is inviting applications from qualified professionals
in the continent of Africa to fill to assume various office in the
World Bank and the International Finance Corporation.
Application Deadline: 21st January 2017
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Sub-Saharan African countries
To be taken at (country): United States or other countries
Eligible Fields: Education, Health, Development Economics, Information Technology Systems, Social Urban/Rural & Resilience and Governance.
About the Award: In 2015, the World Bank Group
launched a recruitment mission to attract Sub Saharan African
professionals to its work force. The initiative was the first of its
kind for the institution and resulted in numerous hires into business
areas such as Education, Health, Development Economics, Information
Technology Systems, Social Urban/Rural & Resilience and Governance.
The World Bank Group continues its commitment to hiring Sub-Saharan
African professionals and announces its latest recruitment mission to
again attract highly qualified Sub-Saharan African professionals who are
looking for an exciting career, where their effort will contribute to
the institution’s goal of ending extreme poverty and promoting shared
We are currently seeking qualified professionals to fill various
roles within the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation
that may be located in Washington, D.C. or one of our regional offices.
Offered Since: 2015
- Minimum qualifications for entry-level positions include a Master’s degree plus 5 years of relevant professional experience.
- For mid-career professionals, the minimum requirements are a Master’s degree plus 8 years of relevant professional experience.
- Ideal candidates for these positions must have a demonstrated
capacity for strategic thinking, the ability to conduct dialogue on
relevant development policies and priorities, and fluency in English.
- Fluency or proficiency in other languages, in particular Arabic, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Spanish, or Russian is preferred.
Number of Awardees: Several
Value of Recruitment: A career with the World Bank
Group offers a unique opportunity for exceptionally talented individuals
with a passion for international development to contribute to solving
some of the world’s most pressing problems. Bank staff work with
governments, civil society groups, the private sector, and others in
developing countries around the world, assisting clients in all areas of
development, from policy and strategic advice to the identification,
preparation, appraisal, and supervision of development projects.
Duration of Recruitment: Full Time
How to Apply:
To view and apply for any position, please click the vacancies below.
– Social Urban, Rural and Resiliency
– Environment and Natural Resources (Pollution)
– Energy and extractives (Power Sector Policy/Strategy)
– Fiduciary: Procurement and Financial Management
– Corporate Security
Visit Recruitment Webpage for details
Award Provider: The World Bank Group
Important Notes:Candidates who have previously
submitted applications through the Recruitment Drive for African
Nationals in 2015 must submit a new application to be considered for
opportunities in this year’s campaign. We apologize that we are unable
to consider previously submitted applications.
Shortlisted candidates may be contacted as early as August 2016 for
interviews which may be conducted in Washington, D.C. or locations in
Africa. Interviews will be conducted through September 2016. Based on
the availability of interviewers and candidates some interviews may be
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