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Do you have passion and commitment to development of Africa? Outstanding academic and professional achievements? A commitment 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, you are the one we are looking for.

The Young Professionals Program (YPP) is a three year leadership opportunity for the development of Bank’s future leaders. We attract highly qualified and motivated professionals from our 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.

We expect to offer this opportunity to 30 candidates for the 2018 cohort

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The Program creates an environment for you to both learn and contribute to development business, including lending and non-lending operations...
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If you are looking forward to a stirring development career particularly in Africa, the YP Program with the AfDB is certainly a profound choice...
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This Program is also strategic and intellectually rewarding when you can contribute to the definition of the Bank’s strategies and policies...
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