African Development Bank: Inviting Applicants for Young Professionals Program

Deadline: 11 September 2017

Do you have passion and commitment to development of Africa? Do you have outstanding academic and professional achievements? Are you committed to engage in crucial issues in Africa’s development? Do you wish to make a difference, be part of something bigger than yourself and explore your leadership potential? If yes, then apply for AfDB’s Young Professionals Program!

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The Young Professionals Program (YPP) is a three year leadership opportunity for the development of Bank’s future leaders. The Bank attracts highly qualified and motivated professionals from their member countries for a productive and rewarding career path in development. Through the YPP, the Bank ensures continuity and excellence in both the management of its work programs and the provision of policy advice to its regional member countries.

The Young Professionals Program offers applicants a platform to build an exceptional and fulfilling career in the Bank. This development program spans 36 months and is structured under the Young Professionals Learning Academy.

Focus Areas

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  • Light Up and Power Africa
  • Feed Africa
  • Integrate Africa
  • Industrialize Africa
  • Improve the lives of the people of Africa

YPP Support Mechanisms

  • Coaching
  • Mentoring & Sponsoring
  • A “Buddy-System”
  • YPP Coordination Team
  • YP Liaison Team (YPLT)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be a citizen of a regional or non-regional AfDB member country
  • Be 32 years of age or younger by 31st December, 2017
  • Possess a Master’s degree or equivalent in any discipline that is relevant to the business of the Bank, with outstanding academic credentials
  • Have at least 3 years work experience in the areas related to high priority areas (Hi-5s).
  • Demonstrable on-the-ground/hands-on experience on the African continent and/or in other continent’s developing countries
  • Have passion for Africa’s Development
  • Demonstrate strengths in leadership including leading others
  • Able to leverage knowledge, share and coach others
  • Effectively work in teams with adaptability to a diverse environment
  • Strong analytical skills, an entrepreneurial drive, results-orientation and problem-solving capability
  • Business Acumen and innovation mindset.
  • Be proficient in the Bank’s working languages, either English and/or French.
  • Have skills that enable applicants work in a digital environment and embrace technology as it evolves
  • Be willing to live in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire the Bank’s Headquarters, and travel to undertake country assignments.

How to Apply

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Applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Countries

For more information, please visit Young Professionals Program.

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