World Bank YPP 2018 - World Bank Young Professionals Program

World Bank Young Professionals Program (YPP) 2018 Technical & Managerial Roles

The World Bank Young Professionals Program (YPP) is a starting point for an exciting career at the World Bank Group.

 

It is a unique opportunity for younger talent who have both a passion for international development and the leadership potential to grow in fascinating top technical and managerial roles in the World Bank Group (WBG).

 

Young Professionals Program (YPP) 2018 at World Bank Group (WBG)

The Program is designed for highly qualified and motivated individuals skilled in areas relevant to WBG technical/operations such as economics, finance, education, public health, social sciences, engineering, urban planning, agriculture, natural resources and others

 

To be competitive for this highly selective program, candidates need to demonstrate a commitment to development, proven academic success, professional achievement, and leadership capability.

 

Every year, around 40 applicants are accepted into the program. Young Professionals are offered a five-year renewable term contract, spend 24 months in a structured development program, and enjoy a variety of benefits and opportunities.

 

Eligibility

Minimum Requirements

 

The following are the minimum requirements to be eligible for the Young Professionals Program.

 

Citizenship of a member country of the World Bank Group (Nigeria is member country)

 

Be born on or after October 1, 1985

 

A PhD or Master’s degree and relevant work experience

 

Fluency in English

 

Full proficiency in one or more of the WBG’s working languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish is desired but not required

 

Specialization in a field relevant to the WBG Technical/Operations such as economics, finance, education, public health, social sciences, engineering, urban planning, agriculture, natural resources, and others

 

At least three years of relevant professional experience related to development or continued academic study at the doctoral level

 

Additional Qualifications

To be competitive for the limited number of positions, a combination of the following credentials is highly desirable:

 

Display a commitment and passion for international development

 

Possess outstanding academic credentials

 

Exhibit excellent client engagement and team leadership skills

 

Have international development country experience

 

Be motivated to relocate and undertake country assignments

 

Salary

As an entry-level professional in the WBG, Young Professionals are offered an internationally competitive salary, based on their education and professional experience.

 

The application for the 2018 Selection Process for the Young Professionals Program is open from June 14 - July 28, 2017.

 

Please, make sure you meet all the eligibility requirements before you start the application process

 

Application Procedure

The application for the 2018 Selection Process for the Young Professionals Program at the World Bank will be opened from June 14th - July 28th 2017
Before You Apply, please ensure that:

 

You meet the minimum requirements for eligibility for the Young Professionals Program and,

 

You have all the information at hand including key dates, an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV), Education Certificates/Transcripts, PhD Dissertation/Master’s Thesis topics (short summary), if applicable, and the Application Essay ready to be uploaded

 

For more information - visit official webpage

 

Important Dates

The application for the 2018 Selection Process for the Young Professionals Program at the World Bank will be opened from 14th June to 28th July 2017

 

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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