World Bank Group Recruitment Drive for African Nationals 2017

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.

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.

Requirements 

  • 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.
  • 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.

Recruitment Timeline

July 24, 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

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. For more information, visit www.ifc.org.

To submit your application, please click the vacancies below.
Agribusiness Legal
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. In FY 15, IBRD delivered record amounts of financing with commitments totaling $23.5 billion. IDA, the World Bank’s fund for the poorest committed $19.0 billion. Some of our projects are co-financed with governments, other multilateral institutions, commercial banks, export credit agencies, and private sector investors. We offer support to developing countries through policy advice, research and analysis, and technical assistance. Our analytical work often underpins World Bank financing and helps inform developing countries’™ own investments. In addition, we support capacity development in the countries we serve. For more information, visit www.worldbank.org.

To submit your application, please click the vacancies below.
Communications Financial Management
Development Economics Independent Evaluation
Development Finance Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management
Disaster Risk Management Results Measurement
Education Health, Population and Nutrition

We value diversity in our workplace, and encourage all qualified individuals, particularly women, with diverse professional, academic, and cultural backgrounds to apply.

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