Apply: OPEC Fund’s Young Professional Development Program (YPDP) 2022

Please check your E-mail inbox or spam to confirm.

The OPEC Fund’s Young Professional Development Program (YPDP) is a structured two-year program designed to prepare young professionals from the OPEC Fund’s member countries for a career in global development. We are currently seeking applicants with a passion for and commitment to international development who demonstrate academic excellence and relevant professional experience. We especially want to hear from those with the drive and ambition to help developing countries address their most pressing challenges in the quest for social, environmental and economic progress.

JOIN US FOR MORE ON:
or

What does the YPDP offer?

In short, the YPDP offers training, coaching and mentoring, the opportunity to experience different fields of work and access professional networks. The program equips young professionals with the skills and knowledge to meet the minimum requirements for an entry-level position with the OPEC Fund.

The YPDP will enable young professionals to develop an appreciation of how different departments/units contribute to the OPEC Fund’s overall strategic and operational goals. Under the structured talent management program, participants will have the opportunity to contribute to achieving the OPEC Fund’s vision of a world where sustainable development is a reality for all.

YPDP participants will gain valuable on-the-job experience, a wide range of relevant learning and developmental opportunities, rotation among different departments and benefit from a coaching/mentoring arrangement.

After participants have successfully completed the two-year program, they may be offered a job at the OPEC Fund, based on their performance and the business need.

SEE ALSO: AMREF Graduate Internship Opportunities for Young Africans 2022

 

Eligibility

  • OPEC Fund member country national
  • 30 years of age or younger at the time of application
  • Have obtained at least a Master’s degree from a reputable university
  • Excellent academic performance
  • Be fluent in English
  • Proficiency in one or more languages is desirable
  • Have a minimum of 3 years of work experience
  • Specialize in a field relevant to the OPEC Fund’s operations such as Engineering, Economics, Finance, Business Administration, Information Technology, Law, Human Resources, and any other relevant discipline
  • Ability to work in a global and culturally diverse institution
  • An understanding of the OPEC Fund’s mandate
  • Willingness to serve the OPEC Fund, if selected, for a minimum of two years upon completion of the Program

Application Process

Successful applicants are chosen following a rigorous selection process. Those offered a place on the YPDP are expected to respond within two weeks.

How to Apply

To apply, candidates must submit:

  • A YPDP online application form
  • A Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • An application essay (in Word or PDF format)
  • Academic certificates and transcripts.

Click here to Apply

Important considerations

  • Please ensure you meet the minimum eligibility criteria, outlined above;
  • Please upload the Application essay and transcripts under the “Additional documents” section of the application form;
  • Please submit a valid and current email address. Email us at csd-hrpp@opecfund.org with new contact details should they change during the application process;
  • Answer all the questions in the application form; and
  • Please ensure that your application essay adheres to the below guidelines
SEE ALSO: Keystone Bank Tech Startup Grant and Investment Funds 2022/23

 

Application Essay

The OPEC Fund works in cooperation with developing country partners and the international donor community to stimulate economic growth and alleviate poverty in all disadvantaged regions of the world. It does this by providing financing to build essential infrastructure, strengthen social services and promote productivity, competitiveness and trade. The OPEC Fund’s work is people-centred, focusing on projects that meet basic needs – such as food, energy, infrastructure, employment (particularly relating to MSMEs), clean water and sanitation, healthcare and education.

In fewer than 1,000 words, please write an original essay addressing (i) the potential of development actors such as the OPEC Fund to help developing countries overcome obstacles to social, environmental and economic progress, and (ii) how you would hope to contribute to development if you were selected to work for the OPEC Fund. You may focus on a region or set of countries and/or your area of expertise to formulate your essay.

 

Deadline: Please remember, the OPEC Fund will only consider applications from candidates who meet the above criteria and submit an official online application before the deadline of February 2022.

Also, please note that we will only reach out to short-listed candidates.

NOW FREE: Telegram SuperGroup Sales Formula: How to use Telegram to Sell Digital Courses



DISCLAIMER: Do not pay or release sensitive financial details to any organizer/recruiter unless futher verified from your end.
Easter Hunt Sale
Easter Sale
Sam Rantimi

About the Author: Sam Oluwarantimi

Interpersonal Communication Specialist & Graduate (Biology), Obafemi Awolowo University. Join me on Twitter.

Got a question/Suggestion? Let's talk!

LATEST OPPORTUNITIES:

🕛 Oct 03, 2022
2023 Getty Foundation Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships Program
in Fellowships | for Post Graduates

🕛 Oct 03, 2022
Apply: Getty Foundation 2022 Scholar Grants
in Grants & Fundings | for Post Graduates

🕛 Oct 03, 2022
European Patent Office(EPO) Young Inventors Prize 2023
in Awards & Prizes | for Everyone

🕛 Oct 03, 2022
Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship 2022 (Fully-funded)
in Fellowships | for Graduates

🕛 Oct 03, 2022
Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund (NSSF) 2022 Graduate Internship
in Internships / Graduate Trainee Progs. | for Graduates

🕛 Oct 04, 2022
2022 Youth Adaptation Solutions (YouthADAPT) Challenge for African Entrepreneurs
in Grants & Fundings | for Africans

🕛 Oct 05, 2022
2022 Graduate Trainee Programme at The Place
in Internships / Graduate Trainee Progs. | for Graduates

🕛 Oct 05, 2022
2023 GBHI Atlantic Fellows for Equity in Brain Health Programme
in Fellowships | for Professionals

🕛 Oct 05, 2022
Google for Africa Small & Medium Businesses Masterclass 2022
in Trainings and Workshops | for Entrepreneurs

🕛 Oct 05, 2022
Nimbus Media Aid Project for MSMEs 2022 (Win N2M Free Advertising)
in Grants & Fundings | for Entrepreneurs

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12