15 October 2018 (midnight Geneva time)
The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships
The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships form a selective programme designed to mentor future African leaders. through this annual fellowship programme, the program seeks to deepen and broaden our growing network which continues to contribute its skills and learning to a better Africa.
This Fellowship opportunity at ITC is in collaboration with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation. Established in 2006
the Mo Ibrahim Foundation aims to support good governance and great leadership in Africa. The
Foundation works to:
- Stimulate debate on good governance
- Provide criteria by which citizens and governments can measure progress
- Recognize achievement in African leadership and provide a practical way in which leaders can
build positive legacies on the continent when they have left office
- Support aspiring leaders for the African continent
The Fellowship offers a mentorship experience with the Executive Director and Deputy Executive Directorof ITC to prepare young Africans for the leadership of major organizations and multilateral institutions
Opportunity Focus Areas:
Knowledge of other UN official languages, in particular, French or Spanish
All African countries
- Applicants must hold African nationality.
- Applicants must be under 40 years of age at time of application (women with children should be
under 45 years of age).
- Master’s degree in economics, business, international development, international relations or
- work experience Between seven to ten years of relevant work experience
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
- Knowledge of international trade development and trade-related development assistance (TRTA)
- Knowledge of strategic planning and governance
- Strong research and writing skills
- Ability to analyze and interpret complex concepts and data
- Ability to effectively communicate and interact with individuals at all levels and different multicultural
CRITICAL JOB-SPECIFIC VALUES AND COMPETENCIES:
- ITC Values
- Respect for Diversity
- Core Competencies
The fellow will receive an annual stipend monthly paid by the Bank out of the funds provided by Foundation. The Fellow may be required to travel to different locations on instructions of the Bank. All expenses related to the Fellow’s official mission travel, including travel insurance but excluding travel and shipping costs relating to assumption of duty and repatriation.
ITC shall in no case be responsible for the family and dependents of fellows. In particular, ITC will not provide support for the families of fellows to obtain work/residential permits. The monthly stipend rates are sufficient only to cover the normal living expenses of one person. No allowances of any kind will be paid for dependents. The fellow should also consider that, in the course of their award, they may be required to travel under circumstances that would make it difficult or impossible for their dependents to accompany them. For that reason, fellows are urged not to bring family
members to the duty station.
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” Toka Hossam / Egypt “
Reviewed by” Mohamed Elnouby / Egypt ”
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Cost:(Partially Funded)The fellow will receive an annual stipend monthly paid by the Bank out of the funds provided by Foundation. The Fellow may be required to travel to different locations on instructions of the Bank. All expenses related to the Fellow’s official mission travel, including travel insurance but excluding travel and shipping costs relating to assumption of duty and repatriation.