World Bank Recruitment Drive for Africa 2023 for African Professionals

Applications for World Bank Recruitment Drive for Africa are now open! Apply below.

When is the Application Deadline:

12th October 2022 (midnight GMT+4)

Tell Me About World Bank Recruitment Drive for Africa:

The World Bank’s Western and Central Africa region is looking for dedicated professionals, passionate about international development to join our innovative and diverse staff.   A career with the World Bank Group offers a unique opportunity to contribute to solving some of the world’s most pressing problems. These positions will be based in our country offices in Western and Central Africa.

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We are proud to be an equal opportunity and inclusive employer, not discriminating based on gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability. We offer competitive salaries and benefits.

In Western and Central Africa, the World Bank is a leading partner with a growing portfolio of 387 projects totaling more than $44.1 billion. We work in various sectors, including agriculture, trade, transport, energy, education, health, water, and many more. We also work on tackling some of the major global challenges of our time, including climate change and global pandemics.

Are you ready to make an impact? Are you a development expert who is seeking new career challenges? Then, please apply online by November 18, 2021.

What Type of Scholarship is this?


Who can apply for World Bank Recruitment Drive for Africa?

Can I apply? Yes, if you are:

  • Interested in a local position in one of the offices of the Western and Central Africa region of the World Bank;
  • Hold a Master’s and/or PhD Degree(s) with a minimum of 5-8 years of professionally relevant experience;
  • A technical expert with development experience in the relevant areas;
  • Fluent in oral and written English. French is also required for some positions.

How are Applicants Selected?

Mid-career professionals, technical specialists with at least five years of experience in a sector, professional associations, and faculty and students interested in learning more about the World Bank Group.

Which Countries are Eligible?

Countries in  Western and Central Africa region.

Where will Award be Taken?

 Virtual meeting in English. More details to follow.

How Many Scholarships will be Given?

Numerous. See posts in link below

What is the Benefit of World Bank Recruitment Drive for Africa?

The World Bank Group offers comprehensive benefits, including a retirement plan, medical, life and disability insurance and paid leave, including parental leave, as well as reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.

How Long will the Program Last?

  • Close of the Application Process: October 12, 2022
  • Join the Mission – World Bank Recruitment Drive for Africa Event: September 30, 2022
  • Expected start date of new hires: December 2022 – February 2023

How to Apply for World Bank Recruitment Drive for Africa:

Are you ready to make an impact? Are you a development expert who is seeking new career challenges? Please apply online by October 12, 2022.

Apply online and attend a virtual event

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Visit World Bank Recruitment Drive for Africa Webpage for Details