The Young Professionals Program (YPP) is the strategic talent pipeline for the professional career in the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group. The Program is designed for outstanding young graduates who can significantly help the IDB Group to carry out its mission and attain its objectives.
This Program enables each Young Professional (YP) to receive extensive exposure and experience of the IDB Group’s various activities through job rotations in different departments. Participants will initially spend two weeks Orientation stage in HRMD. Then, 27 months in Foundation stage which will be split into three rotations of 9 months each in IDB Group departments.
Participants will also benefit from a coaching/mentoring arrangement and a wide range of relevant training and developmental opportunities.
Upon successful program completion, the participant will gradually climb up the professional grades in the IDB Group.
Prospective candidates for the YPP must fulfill the following minimum requirements:
Holds a Bachelor degree in development, education, economics, finance, accounting, business administration, engineering, information technology and law or any other specializations relevant to the work of the Bank from highly reputed Universities or international centers of excellence.
Outstanding academic record. The indicators of high grades shall be based on education system of each country or region. The following grades from different education systems shall form a baseline for candidate’s eligibility for the YP program:
Applicants in the following categories shall be considered as Priority candidates subject to their meeting entry requirements:
a) Professionals with experience in a field directly related to the IDB Group's activities particularly experience working in global organizations
b) Under-represented nationalities from IDB member countries
c) Master's degree or its equivalent or Ph.D
d) Good command of Arabic or either English or French provided he/she is able to work in English.
Your application SHALL NOT be considered if any of the requirements below are not adhered to.
Note: The above benefits are subject to the prevailing rules & regulations of the Bank.