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Join the Mission - World Bank Recruitment Drive for Africa

November 16, 2021

Apply online and attend a virtual event

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Breakout session recordings:

  • Breakout session 1: Human Development (covering Education, Health, Nutrition and Population, Social Protection)
  • Breakout session 2: Sustainable Development (covering Water, Agriculture, Environment, Urban, Disaster Risk Management, Resilience and Land)
  • Breakout session 3: Infrastructure (covering Digital Development, Transport, Energy & Extractives)
  • Breakout session 4: Equitable Growth, Finance and Institutions (covering subjects like Governance, Procurement, Country Economics, Financial Management)


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The World Bank’s Western and Central Africa region is looking for dedicated professionals, passionate about international development to join our innovative and diverse staff. A career with the World Bank Group offers a unique opportunity to contribute to solving some of the world’s most pressing problems. These positions will be based in our country offices in Western and Central Africa.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity and inclusive employer, not discriminating based on gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability. We offer competitive salaries and benefits.

In Western and Central Africa, the World Bank is a leading partner with a growing portfolio of 387 projects totaling more than $44.1 billion. We work in various sectors, including agriculture, trade, transport, energy, education, health, water, and many more. We also work on tackling some of the major global challenges of our time, including climate change and global pandemics.

Are you ready to make an impact? Are you a development expert who is seeking new career challenges? Then, please apply online by November 18, 2021.

About the Event

  • WHEN: November 16, 2021, from 8:00 am to 10:30 am, Washington, DC time / 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm GMT/ Dakar time.
  • AGENDA: The various sectors will feature their work and career opportunities in the region.
  • FORMAT AND LANGUAGE: Virtual meeting in English with French simultaneous interpretation for the first session.
  • TARGET AUDIENCE: Mid-career professionals, technical specialists with at least five years of experience in a sector, professional associations, and faculty and students interested in learning more about the World Bank Group.


Behind the Mission with HR Vice President Annette Dixon

Behind the Mission: Careers at the World Bank Group

The World Bank Group (WBG) aspires to be the best place to work in international development. Spanning five institutions, with over 16,000 staff from more than 170 countries, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership with one mission: to end poverty. We are always looking for the brightest, and most talented people to join our mission.