World Bank Group 2018 Recruitment Drive for Nordic Nationals

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Application Deadline: April 2, 2018.

The World Bank Group is launching a recruitment drive aimed at increasing the number of Nordic Nationals in its work force. The commitment to hiring Nordic nationals; Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian & Swedish, reflects the World Bank Group’s senior leadership’s commitment for a diverse workforce in which Nordic nationals can play a key role in fighting poverty and increasing shared prosperity.

A career with the World Bank Group (WBG) offers a unique opportunity for exceptionally talented individuals with a passion for international development to contribute to solving some of the world’s most pressing problems.

WBG staff work with governments, civil society groups, private sector and others in developing countries, assisting people in all areas of development, from policy and strategic advice to the identification, preparation, appraisal, and supervision of development projects.


  • In addition to strong technical competencies, ideal candidates must have a demonstrated capacity for strategic thinking and be fluent in English with very good writing, presentation and communication skills. Positions may be based in Washington, D.C. or in a regional office.
  • The WBG offers a total reward package that includes competitive salary, retirement plan, life insurance, medical benefits, paid leave, mobility support, and financial assistance.
  • The WBG values diversity and invites all qualified individuals, with diverse professional, academic, and cultural backgrounds to apply. Specifically, women and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

WBG encourage Nordic nationals to apply to vacancies regularly advertised on the World Bank careers site and the  IFC-International Finance Corporation careers site.

Application Procedure:

  • You may also send your CV to: which will be reviewed on a rolling basis and if appropriate, added to our pipeline, and you will be contacted when a suitable role becomes available and you will be asked to apply for this specific role. 

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the World Bank Group 2018 Recruitment Drive for Nordic Nationals

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