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World Bank is recruiting for job opportunities in West and Central Africa : APPLY FOR AVAILABLE JOB OPPORTUNITIES AND ATTEND THE WORLD BANK RECRUITMENT DRIVE FOR AFRICA !

Apply for job opportunities at World Bank in West and Central Africa and attend the World Bank Recruitment Drive for Africa Event


Western and Central Africa region

Host Organization

World Bank

Target audience

Western and Central Africa region

Application Deadline: 12 October 2022

The Western and Central Africa Region of the World Bank is looking for dedicated professionals with a passion for 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. We are opening over 30 new positions in our country offices in the Western and Central Africa Region.

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 benefit packages. This 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.

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.

What is the timeline of the recruitment process?

  • 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

Check out the available positions below:

Posting Title Grade  Duty Country  
Senior Public Heath SpecialistGGBenin
Water Supply and Sanitation SpecialistEC2Benin
Education SpecialistGFCentral African Republic
Social Protection SpecialistGFCentral African Republic
Social Development SpecialistGFChad
Social Protection SpecialistGFChad
Environmental SpecialistGFCongo Republic
Operation OfficerGFCongo Republic
Agriculture EconomistGFCote d’Ivoire
Education SpecialistGFGabon
Social Protection SpecialistGFGabon
Education SpecialistGFGhana
Private Sector SpecialistEC2Ghana
Transport SpecialistGFGhana
Social Protection SpecialistGFGuinea
Energy SpecialistGFLiberia
Education SpecialistGFMali
Social Protection SpecialistGFMauritania
Senior Education SpecialistGGNiger
Environmental SpecialistGFNiger
Public Sector SpecialistEC2Nigeria
Financial Management SpecialistEC2Nigeria
Digital Development SpecialistEC2Nigeria
Senior Operations OfficerGGSenegal
Public Sector Management SpecialistGFSenegal
Energy SpecialistGFSenegal
Transport SpecialistGFSenegal
Digital Development SpecialistGFSenegal
Senior Financial Management Specialist  EC3Senegal
Procurement SpecialistGFSierra Leone
Governance SpecialistEC2Sierra Leone
Senior Governance SpecialistEC3Sierra Leone
Digital Development SpecialistEC2Sierra Leone
Senior Education SpecialistGGTogo

World Bank Recruitment Drive for Africa Event: September 30, 2022

  • WHEN: September 30, 2022, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, Washington, DC time / 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm GMT/ Ghana time.
  • AGENDA: The various sectors will feature their work and career opportunities in the region.
  • TARGET AUDIENCE: Mid-career professionals, technical specialists with at least 5 years of experience in a sector, professional associations, and faculty and students who have an interest in learning more about the World Bank Group
  • FORMAT AND LANGUAGE: streamed live in English, recording will be posted immediately after the event and questions monitored and answered via email
  • CONTACT: For more information 



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