2017 MO Ibrahim Foundation Leadership Fellowship Program for Africans

Applications are invited for Mo Ibrahim Foundation Leadership Fellowship Program available for young professionals, mid-career and new executives from Africa. The fellowships offer the opportunity to work in the executive offices of either the African Development Bank (Abidjan), the UN Economic Commission for Africa (Addis Ababa) or the International Trade Centre (Geneva)

SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION: The Mo Ibrahim Foundation aims to support good governance and great leadership in Africa.

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation (MIF) is an African foundation, established in 2006 with one focus: the critical importance of governance and leadership in Africa. It is their belief that governance and leadership lie at the heart of any tangible and shared improvement in the quality of life of African citizens

This one-year fellowship programme is available for young professionals, mid-career and new executives. It is a leadership fellowship which allows talented individuals to increase and enhance their professional capacity, with the intention of contributing to the governance and development of their countries thereby creating a pipeline of future African leaders

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Ibrahim Leadership Fellow will take leadership download...guidance from the President, the Chief Operating Officer and/or a designated Representative. Administratively, the Fellow will be assigned to the Bank’s Strategy Department (STRG). With this guidance, the Fellow will contribute to the design and implementation of strategic assignments that will increase and enhance their professional and leadership capacity, with the intention of contributing to the governance and development of their countries. The Fellow will also have the following responsibilities:

  • Advise on and develop strategic initiatives to advance the Bank’s mission and objectives
  • Plan, develop, and implement strategies for generating resources
  • Conceive, develop and promote innovations in Bank development policies
  • Review activity reports and financial statements to determine progress and status in attaining objectives and revise objectives and plans in accordance with current conditions
  • Undertake other duties as assigned

 

ELIGIBILITY: The Fellowship is for young professionals, mid-career and new executives. To apply for this position, you need to be national of one of AfDB member countries. The fellow must be;

  • National of an African country
  • 7-10 years of relevant work experience
  • Master’s degree holder
  • Under the age of 40, or 45 for women with children
  • Any additional criteria as set by the host

MO Ibrahim Foundation Leadership Fellowship Program is open to citizens of Africa; Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Madagascar, Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, São Tomé & Príncipe, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Sudan

Note: Applicants also need to be national of one of AfDB member countries

HOW TO APPLY: Prospective fellows who meet the eligibility criteria should apply direct to the relevant institution using the links below

The African Development Bank (AfDB)

Application link

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

UNECA vacancies page

The International Trade Centre (ITC)

Application link

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The application deadline is 14 October, 2016

To visit the scholarship page, click here

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