Deadline: October 12, 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.


  • The World Bank Group offers comprehensive benefits, including a retirement plan, medical, life, and disability insurance, paid leave, parental leave, and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.
  • They offer competitive salaries and benefits packages.


  • You must be 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 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.

You can check the provided resources which can help you prepare for the application:

Job Vacancies

Posting Title Grade Duty Country
Senior Public Health 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


  • 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 (To get more informed about the event, click here
  • Expected start date of new hires: December 2022 – February 2023


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