Job Opportunity – Young Professionals Program at ECOWAS Bank in Aba, Abia State

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ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID)

Position: Young Professionals Program

Industry: Company Banking/Finance

Employment Type: Full-Time

Placement: Aba, Abia State

Job Description

ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) is seeking candidates for a position in Young Professionals Program based in Aba, Abia State. If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the details below.

The ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) is the financial institution established by the 15 Member States of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). These member states include Benin, Burkina Faso, Capo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo. The Bank’s headquarters is located in Lome, Togolese Republic.

As part of its commitment to fostering economic development and regional integration, EBID is inviting applications for its Young Professionals Program. This program aims to attract talented and motivated young professionals from member states to contribute to the bank’s mission and enhance their professional development. The program is designed for recent graduates and young professionals under 30 years old who possess a Master’s Degree or equivalent qualification in fields relevant to the bank's operations.

Participants in the Young Professionals Program will have the opportunity to work in various departments of the bank, gaining practical experience and contributing to projects in asset/liability management, audit, communication and marketing, finance, engineering, business administration, law, accounting, economics, IT, human resources, infrastructure, private sector operations, public sector operations, risk management, and language services. This program offers a unique chance to work in a dynamic, multicultural environment, developing skills that are essential for a career in international banking and development.

Job Detail


  • Assist in the management of the bank’s assets and liabilities
  • Conduct audits and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Develop and implement communication and marketing strategies
  • Support financial analysis and reporting
  • Participate in engineering and infrastructure projects
  • Assist in business administration tasks and project management
  • Provide legal support and ensure compliance with regulations
  • Conduct economic research and analysis
  • Support IT and technological innovation projects
  • Assist in human resources management and development
  • Participate in public and private sector operations
  • Conduct risk management assessments
  • Provide language services support

Job Requirements

Before applying, please take the time to thoroughly review and comprehend the job requirements outlined below. Ensuring that you meet all the specified criteria will significantly enhance your candidacy for the Young Professionals Program position at ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID):


  • Not more than 30 years of age at the time of recruitment
  • Ability to work in a team and under pressure within a multicultural environment
  • Analytical and organizational skills, ability to plan and determine priorities
  • Good research skills for obtaining pertinent information
  • Proficiency in office automation systems such as Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Fluent in English/French/Portuguese with a working knowledge of one of the other two languages

Education Requirements

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent qualification in a field related to the bank's activities

Experience Requirements

  • Relevant work or internship experience in banking, finance, or related fields


  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and marketing abilities
  • Proficiency in financial analysis and reporting
  • Ability to manage engineering and infrastructure projects
  • Competence in business administration and project management
  • Legal expertise and compliance knowledge
  • Proficient in economic research and analysis
  • IT skills and technological innovation capability
  • Human resources management and development skills
  • Public and private sector operations understanding
  • Risk management assessment skills
  • Proficiency in multiple languages

Salary, Benefits and incentive

Provided below are the offerings in terms of salary, benefits, and incentives awaiting you in the role of Young Professionals Program at ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID):


USD 30,000 - 40,000 per-Year.

Job Benefits

  • Post adjustment allowance
  • Housing and transport allowance
  • Family grant (where necessary)
  • Pension scheme membership
  • Insurance cover against death, permanent disability, temporary occupational disability, partial permanent disability, personal accident, and sickness

Incentive Compensation

  • Performance-based bonuses
  • Incentives for exceptional contributions

Date posted: July 2, 2024

Posted on: Aba


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Throughout the duration of their appointment, young professionals shall be considered as professional staff of the bank. They will be posted to departments in response to specific needs and shall not be recruited to fill vacant positions. This program offers a comprehensive benefits package and opportunities for professional growth within the ECOWAS region.