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African Development Bank's Young Professionals Program for graduates

The African Development Bank 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 African Development (NEPAD), the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa, and the African Water Facility. As part of the Bank’s Young Professionals Program (YPP) you will have the chance to work across the continent, and be at the forefront of exciting Bank initiatives that are helping to shape Africa’s future.

The Young Professional Program (YPP) is a highly competitive program targeting motivated, talented, young professionals under the age of thirty-two (32) committed to making a difference on the African 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 achievement, 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.

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