ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) Recruitment of Young Graduates Program 2024: Apply Now!

The call for applications has been announced for ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) recruitment of young graduates program 2024. The EBID is the financial arm of the ECOWAS, Its main office is in the Togolese Republic’s Lomé.

ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) Recruitment of Young Graduates Program 2024
ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) Recruitment of Young Graduates Program 2024

The ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) was established to create the conditions necessary for West Africa to become economically robust, industrialized, and perfectly integrated both within the continent and the globe at large.

Overview of EBID Recruitment of Young Graduates Program

The ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) is inviting young graduates from universities and major schools in the West African sub-region and the diaspora, as an implementation of it’s recruitment program. Young high-level graduates under thirty (30) years old at the time of recruitment are the target audience for the young graduate recruitment programme.

The successfully selected applicants will be given a two-year fixed-term contract (CDD) as young executives in training at the Bank. After they successfully complete a six-month trial period, during which either party may end the agreement with no further notice, their appointments will become a contract if they prove to be satisfactory for the course of the two-year fixed-term contract (also known as CDD). This implies that they join the permanent workforce.


Participants will be reassigned to the different departments on a rotating basis during the fixed-term contract period (also known as CDD) in order to become familiar with their operations and form a cohesive team to which they will prudently contribute.

They will also be conversant with the Bank’s many departments, policies, and development initiatives in addition to reporting to senior managers.

Benefits of EBID Young Graduate Recruitment Program

  1. Young graduates are not hired to fill open positions; rather, they are assigned to departments based on departmental needs, in compliance with the program’s regulations. For the term of their appointment, they are nonetheless treated as bank civil servants and are entitled to the terms of service associated with grade P1-1 of the Bank’s classification and compensation scale.
  2. The remuneration for this grade will be increased by a number of allowances, including:
  • Position adjustment
  • Housing and transit allowances, and
  • Family allowances (if applicable)
  1. Young graduates will also have access to group insurance coverage covering the following risks during their appointment:
  • Death and permanent disability,
  • Total and definitive disability,
  • Temporary incapacity for work,
  • Partial permanent disability,
  • illness, and individual accidents.
  1. Additionally, they will be linked to the Bank’s retirement fund.

Eligibility Requirements for EBID Young Graduate Recruitment Program

Candidates who meet the below-stated requirements can apply for the EBID Recruitment of Young Graduates Program:

  • Nationals of the 15 ECOWAS member countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo)
  • 30 years or below at the time of recruitment
  • Candidates with a higher education diploma such as bac +5 (MASTER, DESS) or an equivalent diploma in these areas. Asset/liability management, finance, legal advice, communications and marketing, auditing. Infrastructure, risk management, language services, or other relevant areas to the Bank’s operations.
  • Ability to work in a team and under pressure in a multicultural context
  • Candidates who are good in analysis and synthesis, have a sense of organization, planning and setting priorities;
  • Be sound in relevant information research techniques (banking analyses, statistics, monitoring of competitive trends, etc.). From electronic and other professionally recognized media;
  • Good use of office tools (Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint)
  • Be able to communicate in French and/or English and/or Portuguese, and have a good knowledge of one of the two other languages).

How to Apply

  • Candidates who fulfil the program’s conditions are required to submit their application by email, no later than May 31, 2024.
  • The subject line in which the application must bear is “Young professionals recruitment program – 2025 ”
  • The mail address can be found on the EBID website below. Please note that only pre-selected candidates will be invited for an interview.

For more details, visit EBID website on

Application Documents

  • A detailed CV
  • Copies of diplomas,
  • An identity card or passport,
  • Birth certificate.
  • A cover letter with reasons for requesting participation in the program,

Application Deadline

May 1, 2024.



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