The AfDB African Development Bank is currently accepting applications for its Young Professionals Program

The African Development Bank is the continent’s leading development finance institution and a key development partner of 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.

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 and talented young professionals under the age of thirty-two (32) and 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 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. A detailed description of the AfDB YPP is available on the Bank’s website at The deadline for receipt of applications is March 15th, 2010.

Please send your application form to the following email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. – or to:

AfDB Young Professionals Programme

Staff planning and Recruitment Division
Human Resources Management Department African Development Bank
BP 323, Tunis-Belvédère 1002, Tunisie
Fax: +216 71 832 713