2023 OPEC Young Professional Development Program (YPDP) for Developing Countries



Deadline (y-m-d): 2022-12-15

Open to: , ,
👤 Subscribe on WhatsApp

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.

Receive Weekly Offers

Follow the guide on landing page

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.

Details:

HEY THERE: Are you looking for a WhatsApp TV where you can find great memes, funny videos, and trending gists, even with several opportunities with cash prizes? Then look no further. LOP TV is here to bring to you this top-rated content. JOIN LOP TV now.

In short, the YPDP offers training, coaching and mentoring, the opportunity to experience different fields of work and to 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.

Requirements for 2023 OPEC Young Professional Development Program (YPDP):

To be considered for the program, you must:

  • OPEC Fund Member Country national
  • Be 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
Check this:  2023 UNESCO Internship Program for Young Graduates and Undergraduates

Duration and Reward

In short, the YPDP offers training, coaching and mentoring, the opportunity to experience different fields of work and to 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.

Required Documents

To apply, candidates must submit:

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

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 [email protected] 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. 

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-centered, 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. 
  • 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 December 15, 2022.
  • Also, please note that we will only reach out to short-listed candidates.
Check this:  2022/2023 Rotary Foundation Global Grants and Scholarships

How To Apply

Interested and qualified applicants should apply using the link below

The deadline for applications is December 15, 2022. Successful applicants are chosen following a rigorous selection process. Those offered a place on the YPDP are expected to respond within two weeks.

The Application Deadline is 15th December 2022

2023 OPEC Young Professional Development Program (YPDP) for Developing Countries
Expired

NOW FREE: Learn How to Win Scholarship Abroad as a HND or 2.2 Graduate (CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE!)

Silas Bamigbola

Certified Computer Engineer & Author, 'Lost Boys'. I believe in the influence of right information. Join me on Twitter.

We will be happy to hear your thoughts

Leave a Reply

error: Content is protected !!
Latest Opportunities
Logo
Enable registration in settings - general