The EBID’s mission is to contribute to the creation of conditions enabling the emergence of an economically strong, industrialized, prosperous and perfectly integrated West Africa both internally and in relation to the global economic system, in order to take advantage of the opportunities offered by globalization.

As part of the implementation of its young graduates program, the EBID wishes to recruit young graduates from universities and major schools in the West African sub-region and the diaspora.

The young graduate recruitment program targets young high-level graduates aged under thirty (30) at the time of recruitment. The selected candidates will be appointed young executives in training at the Bank for a two (2) year fixed-term contract (CDD). They will have to undergo a trial period of six (6) months during which the parties can terminate their commitment without notice, and if they are satisfactory during the two years of fixed-term contract (CDD), their appointments will be transformed into a contract. for an indefinite period, that is to say they become members of the permanent staff.

During the fixed-term contract period (CDD), they will be assigned on a rotating basis to the various departments so as to understand how they work and integrate a team within which they will make judicious contributions. In addition, they will report to senior managers and become familiar with the various departments, policies and development programs of the Bank.


You can apply for this program, candidates who are nationals of ECOWAS member countries meeting the following conditions:

  • be aged 30 or less at the time of recruitment;
  • hold a higher education diploma such as bac +5 (MASTER, DESS) or an equivalent diploma in line with the Bank’s operations, in particular private sector operations, public sector operations, infrastructure, risk management, asset/liability management, finance, auditing, legal advice, communications and marketing, language services, or any other field of study relevant to the Bank’s operations;
  • be able to work in a team and under pressure in a multicultural context;
  • have a good capacity for analysis and synthesis, sense of organization, planning and setting priorities;
  • have a good command of relevant information research techniques (banking analyses, statistics, monitoring of competitive trends, etc.), from external sources, mainly electronic and other professionally recognized media;
  • have a good command of office tools (Excel, Word, Access and Power Point);
  • have an excellent ability to communicate in French and/or English and/or Portuguese, and a good knowledge of one of the two other languages).


  • Various allowances will be added to the salary corresponding to this grade (position adjustment, housing and transport allowances, family allowances if applicable). In addition, young graduates will be affiliated to the Bank’s retirement fund and will benefit during the period of their appointment from group insurance coverage covering the following risks: death and permanent, total and definitive disability, temporary incapacity for work. , partial permanent disability, illness, individual accidents.

Method of Application

Interested candidates who meet the above conditions are invited to send the Bank their application file including the following documents:

  • a detailed curriculum vitae,
  • copies of diplomas,
  • a copy of the identity card or passport,
  • a copy of birth certificate.
  • a cover letter giving the reasons for requesting participation in the program, the technical area(s) of interest with reasons, relevant experiences and career prospects.

Interested candidates must submit by email, no later than May 31, 2024, their application file bearing the subject line “  Young professionals recruitment program – 2025  ” to the following address:

NB : Only pre-selected candidates will be invited for an interview. EBID reserves the right to withdraw notified vacancies or offer a position at a lower grade.

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Application Deadline:  May 31, 2024.

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