Recruitment Drive for Chinese Nationals

Thank you for your application. The World Bank Group Chinese Recruitment Drive is now closed. The shortlisting and interviewing will start at the end of June. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for interviews.


The World Bank Group launched a recruitment drive aimed at increasing the number of Chinese Nationals in its work force. The commitment to hiring Chinese nationals reflects the World Bank Group’s senior leadership’s commitment for a diverse workforce in which Chinese nationals can play a key role in fighting poverty and increasing shared prosperity.

A career with the World Bank Group (WBG) offers a unique opportunity for exceptionally talented individuals with a passion for international development to contribute to solving some of the world’s most pressing problems.

WBG staff work with governments, civil society groups, private sector and others in developing countries, assisting people in all areas of development, from policy and strategic advice to the identification, preparation, appraisal, and supervision of development projects.

For this recruitment drive, we are looking for potential candidates with strong skills in the following areas:

  • Public Sector Management (Taxation)
  • Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation
  • Transport
  • Agriculture
  • Economics
  • Policy Officer
  • Senior Finance Officer
  • Data Scientist Officer

Qualifications for the entry level is a Master's degree plus 5 years of relevant professional experience. For mid-career professionals, the requirements are a Master's degree plus 8 years of relevant professional experience. Ideal candidates for these positions must have a demonstrated capacity for strategic thinking, the ability to conduct dialogue on relevant development policies and priorities, and be fluent in English with very good writing and communication skills. Positions may be based in Washington, D.C. or in a regional office. The WBG offers a total reward package that includes competitive salary, retirement plan, life insurance, medical benefits, paid leave, mobility support, and financial assistance.

Qualified applicants may send their CV to: which will be reviewed on a rolling basis and if appropriate, added to our pipeline, and you will be contacted when a suitable role becomes available and you will be asked to apply for this specific role. Please indicate the area of your expertise and interest in the subject line. 

In addition to these areas, we strongly encourage Chinese nationals to apply to vacancies regularly advertised on the World Bank careers site and the IFC-International Finance Corporation careers site.

The WBG values diversity and invites all qualified individuals, with diverse professional, academic, and cultural backgrounds to apply. Specifically, women and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.