2016 World Bank Group Recruitment Drive for Sub Saharan African Professionals (Massive Recruitment for Africans to Work at the World Bank).

Application Deadline:August 7, 2016

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 prosperity.

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.

Requirements:

  • The World Bank 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.
  • 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.

Selection Criteria:

  • 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 conducted virtually.

Note: 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.

IFC Vacancies

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. Working with 2,000 businesses worldwide, we use our six decades of experience to create opportunity where it is needed most. In FY15, our long-term investments in developing countries rose to nearly $18 billion, leveraging our capital, expertise and influence to help the private sector end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity.

To submit your application, please click the vacancies below.
Agribusiness Legal
Corporate Governance Risk
Environment Treasury
Investments

 

The World Bank Group provides low-interest loans, zero to low-interest credits, and grants to developing countries. Our financing supports a wide array of investments in such areas as education, health, public administration, infrastructure, financial and private sector development, agriculture, and environmental and natural resource management.

World Bank Vacancies

To submit your application, please click the vacancies below.
Development Economics Global Partnership for Education
Development Impact Global Practices – Education
Development Prospects Global Practices – Governance
Disaster Reduction and Recovery Sustainable Development
External Communications and Partnerships

 

E-Mail: [email protected]

Timeline:

Recruitment Timeline
August 7, 2016 Applications due
End of July – September 2016 Review applications and update application status to candidates
August – September 2016 Contact all shortlisted candidates and conduct interviews in Washington, D.C. and locations in Africa

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2016 World Bank Group Recruitment Drive for African Nationals

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