AfDB calls for applications for its 2008 Young Professionals Program

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AfDB calls for applications for its 2008 Young Professionals Program

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is the leading development finance institution on the African continent and the key development partner for its 53 Regional Member Countries. It is also a leader and partner in major sub-regional and continent-wide initiatives such as the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa, and the African Water Facility (AWF).

The AfDB is currently accepting applications for its Young Professionals Program. 

As part of the Bank’s Young Professionals Program (YPP), you will have the opportunity to work across the continent, and be at the forefront of exciting Bank initiatives that are helping to shape Africa’s future.

The Young Professionals Program (YPP) is a highly competitive program targeting motivated, talented, young professionals under the age 32, who are committed to making a difference on the continent.  Upon acceptance and entry, successful applicants will undergo unique on-the-job training and development to prepare them for a rewarding career and future leadership roles within the Bank.  Successful candidates must be committed to Africa’s development and demonstrate outstanding academic and professional achievements, as well as effective teamwork and leadership potential.  If you meet these criteria, the Young Professionals Program is the perfect point of entry from which to join our team.

The AfDB offers an internationally competitive remuneration and benefits package.  Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

A detailed description of the AfDB YPP is available at  The deadline for the submission of applications is March 15, 2008.

Please forward your application to:

AfDB Young Professionals Program
Staff Planning and Recruitment Division
Human Resources Management Department
African Development Bank

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