Apply for World Bank Recruitment Drive for Africa 2022 (Multiple Positions available)

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About the World Bank Recruitment Drive for Africa 2022

The Western and Central Africa Region of the World Bank is looking for dedicated professionals with a passion for international development  to join their innovative and diverse staff during the World Bank recruitment drive for Africa 2022. A career with the World Bank Group offers a unique opportunity to contribute to solving some of the world’s most pressing problems. The World Bank is opening over 30 new positions in their country offices in the Western and Central Africa Region.

The World bank is proud to be an equal opportunity and inclusive employer, not discriminating based on gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability. They offer competitive salaries and benefit packages. This World Bank recruitment drive builds on a similar drive last year.

In Western and Central Africa, the World Bank is a leading partner with a growing portfolio over 390 projects totaling more than $51 billion. We work in a variety of 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? Please apply online by October 12, 2022.

Employment Conditions and Benefits?

The World Bank Group offers comprehensive benefits, including a retirement plan, medical, life and disability insurance and paid leave, including parental leave, as well as reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.

Available Positions

Senior Public Heath Specialist GG Benin
Water Supply and Sanitation Specialist EC2 Benin
Economist/Statistician GF Cameroon
Education Specialist GF Central African Republic
Social Protection Specialist GF Central African Republic
Social Development Specialist GF Chad
Social Protection Specialist GF Chad
Environmental Specialist GF Congo Republic
Operation Officer GF Congo Republic
Agriculture Economist GF Cote d’Ivoire
Education Specialist GF Gabon
Social Protection Specialist GF Gabon
Education Specialist GF Ghana
Private Sector Specialist EC2 Ghana
Transport Specialist GF Ghana
Social Protection Specialist GF Guinea
Energy Specialist GF Liberia
Education Specialist GF Mali
Social Protection Specialist GF Mauritania
Senior Education Specialist GG Niger
Environmental Specialist GF Niger
Public Sector Specialist EC2 Nigeria
Financial Management Specialist EC2 Nigeria
Digital Development Specialist EC2 Nigeria
Senior Operations Officer GG Senegal
Public Sector Management Specialist GF Senegal
Energy Specialist GF Senegal
Transport Specialist GF Senegal
Digital Development Specialist GF Senegal
Senior Financial Management Specialist EC3 Senegal
Procurement Specialist GF Sierra Leone
Governance Specialist EC2 Sierra Leone
Senior Governance Specialist EC3 Sierra Leone
Digital Development Specialist EC2 Sierra Leone


Eligibility for the World Bank Recruitment Drive for Africa 2022

Can I apply? Yes, if you are:

  • Interested in a local position in one of the offices of the Western and Central Africa region of the World Bank;
  • Hold a Master’s and/or PhD Degree(s) with a minimum of 5-8 years of professionally relevant experience;
  • A technical expert with development experience in the relevant areas;
  • Fluent in oral and written English. French is also required for some positions.

Recruitment Process Timeline

  • Timing of the Application Process: September 15 – October 12, 2022
  • Close of the Application Process: October 12, 2022
  • Join the Mission – World Bank Recruitment Drive for Africa Event: September 30, 2022
  • Expected start date of new hires: December 2022 – February 2023

How to Apply for the World Bank Recruitment Drive for Africa 2022

To apply, visit the World Bank site HERE and click on the desired position.

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