2015 World Bank Group Africa Recruitment Drive for African Nationals (Massive Recruitment for Africans to Work at the World Bank).

Application Deadline: August 31, 2015..

Location: Positions may be based in Washington, D.C. or in a regional office.

The World Bank Group is launching a recruitment drive aimed at increasing the number of Sub Saharan Africans in its work force. This commitment to hire Sub Saharan Africans reflects the Bank Group’s senior leadership commitment for a diverse workforce in which African nationals can play a key role in fighting poverty and increasing shared prosperity.

Employment opportunities will be in various technical areas and professional streams for talented and diverse young professional and mid-career level professional to contribute and grow their skills in a career in international development.

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 people in all areas of development, from policy and strategic advice to the identification, preparation, appraisal, and supervision of development projects.


  • Qualifications for the entry level is a Master’s degree plus 5 years of relevant professional experience. For mid-career professionals, the 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
  • be fluent in English with very good writing and communication skills.

Below are the areas that the World Bank are currently recruiting for. Positions may be based in Washington, D.C. or in a regional office.

To submit your application, please click the area(s) listed below.

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  • All applications must be received by August 31st 2015.
  • Qualified candidates will be interviewed at the beginning of September 2015 in locations in Africa and Europe.
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2015 World Bank Group Africa Recruitment Drive 


  1. Second class lower division in the University of development studies in communication skills attached are my particulars. Please am not only pretty but super intelligent fluent in English hood customer relations skills, listening skills and above all ability to work under pressure

  2. I,m interested in management positions with science background with training, technology transfer, women empowerment and communication skills experiences

  3. i dont have a masters degree for now but i am very intelligent, compitent, smart, hardworking and a fast learner. is there an opening for someone like me????????????? thanks.

  4. I am a 35 year old lady currently pursuing masters degree in linguistics in one of the Kenyan universities, i seriously need a job, please consider me.

  5. my name is Akpan Joseph am a nigerian i have a B,sc in Business Administration University of Lagos still processing my master pls seriously in need of a job what must i do need your help,Thanks reply

    • iam ivorian and i worked a long time at a telecommunication s company iam free now and i would like to work in your world bank job program

  6. I’m Abu S. Kamara. I have a BSc First Class Honours in Environmental Science (Environmental Chemistry Option). I’m currently working with an Oil Palm Company the Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL) in the Sustainability Department. I’m interested in working with the World Bank Group in the areas of Environmental Protection or Management. Please contact me if you wish.


  7. i am social worker by profession with 5 years exprience. I am also MA social work student at the university of limpopo. I would like to join your organization. 015 383 9929 0r 0798696751

  8. i am a social worker by profession working for department of social development, with 5 years exprience. I am interested in joining your organization. Social protection of poor people is my field of interest. Im also interested in reducing poverty among other african states. I am currently an MA Social work student at University of Limpopo.

  9. Looking good is good business, so the way we package ourselves matter. I also know that the way you dress is the you will be addressed. Honestly i would like to work with the World Bank Group because i have been nursing ideas that could help Nigeria especially in the area of Agriculture to be both food secure and be largest exporter of agricultural produce. We will get there i believe.

  10. I finished with distinction in my just concluded Masters programme, in the Pest Management, in the department of Crop, Soil and Pest Management, Federeal University of Technology Akure.

  11. I have B.Sc in mathematics. And a Diploma in micro computer maintenance. Skills electrical wiring and installation, an exterior and interior decorator. In need of a job

  12. I have a masters degree in International Economic Law, Justice and Development from Birkbeck, University of London. I currently working for the NHS in London

  13. I will be much interested in working with World Bank.I have a masters degree in environmental management and presently doing my doctorate degree on climate change

  14. I am a teacher by profession. I have a Diploma in economics and a master degree in public economics

  15. I will like to work with the World Bank Group. I am a Masters degree holder in Finance and another in Management. I am a Chartered Accountants, Chartered Banker, A certified Information Systems Auditor,presently a staff of the Bank of Agriculture in Nigeria. I really want to join the Bank in realizing it’s objectives of poverty eradication and sustainable development of the African Continent.

  16. I am an undergraduate, not looking for job yet, but need a placement for my Part IV Industrial Training (IT).
    Currently am studying Computer Engineering at Obafemi Awolowo University, Osun State, Nigeria. Over time I have acquired skills in programming such as Java, Python, PHP and have been able to work on projects like Computer Software Development, Mobile Android App development, Website Development. I picked up challenges on HackerRank . I do work as a team as well and has held leadership position for sometime.
    Please, can I still apply?

  17. I am going to apply for the jobs. i have a BCOM an MBA and currently persuing a PHD in Business with over 20 years experience. I have applied so many times before with all the required qualications and never even get shrotlisted. What kind of people do they look for? Is this real or something else? I will keep trying .

  18. I have worked at IMPM (Institute of Medical Researches and Medicinal Plants Studies) for 29 years. I am now retired. I am 55 years 8 months. I still very strong. On January 2015 I have carry out an ESIA for 15 in the field

  19. Any progress from those who have applied. I think this is just a publicity stunt by the World bank. Don’t think they are sincere.

  20. Comment: Shortlisting of candidates for the various advertised positions is on going. Information gathered revealed that both shortlisted ND non shortlisted candidates will be communicated to by September end ND possibly early October electronically as rgds their application status. Good luck to prospective applicants.

  21. Guys any update about the new openings with WB especially in the areas of operations and administration.

  22. it’s a good opportunity but the iterance qualification is a bit strong. I would be happy if you have a please for young Africans who has BA MA on progress and five year experience because such professionals are energetic and wiling to learn. so I appreciate if you consider it as a special case.

  23. I am presently working as an administrator in a waste management company with over eight years working experience. I hold a Bsc. degree in Business Administration and other undergraduate diplomas in business studies and accounting and finance. I am presently enrolled with Assam Don Bosco University in India doing an online MBA in Human Resources. Can I apply?


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