ARIPO Young Professionals Programme (YPP) 2023 For Young Africans | Apply Now

ARIPO Young Professionals Programme (YPP) 2023 For Young Africans | Apply Now

 

The ARIPO Young Professionals Programme (YPP) is now calling for applications from aspirants in Africa. Do you have an interest in this opportunity? Read to the end because we will be discussing the eligibility criteria, its benefits, and the step-by-step application process.

 

ARIPO Young Professionals Programme is a well-structured unique on-the-job learning and development programme aimed at grooming and nurturing high-potential young professionals from diverse academic backgrounds.

This Program is also targeted to look into the technical aspects of Intellectual Property (IP) as well as leadership and administrative roles, and empowering them to contribute to the socio-economic growth and development of Africa.

Summary

  • Host: The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO)
  • Eligible Countries: African Countries
  • Reward: Monthly stipend of US$2,500 | Accommodation | Airfare Ticket

Details:

The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) invites applications from graduates of its Member States for a two-year Young Professionals Programme (YPP), at the ARIPO Headquarters in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Botswana, Cape Verde, Kingdom of Eswatini, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Kingdom of Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

Requirements:

To be considered for the program, you must have:

  • First Degree in Law (LLB), Botany, Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Economics, and Statistics
  • obtained not more than five years prior to the date of application.
  • Planning, and problem-solving skills
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Creativity and innovativeness Strong digital literacy
  • Not more than 28 years of age at the time of application.

Duration and Reward

  • Monthly stipend of US$2,500;
  • a once-off settling-in grant of an amount equivalent to one month’s stipend, on appointment;
  • free travel (to the host country) on appointment and (to home country) on completion of the programme;
  • Medical Aid (80% employer and 20% participant);
  • annual leave, sick leave and compassionate leave;
  • Group Life, Funeral and Accident Cover;
  • a once-off repatriation grant of an amount equivalent of one month’s stipend on completion of the programme.

Required Documents

To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;

  • detailed curriculum vitae,
  • copies of relevant academic and professional certificates,
  • national identity document/passport,
  • and a recent passport-size photograph saved

Method of Application

If you wish to be considered for this opportunity, please submit an application letter addressed to The Director General of ARIPO, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, national identity document/passport, and a recent passport-size photograph saved as a single PDF to [email protected] not later than 10 March 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

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Application Deadline

Applicants are to completely submit applications before the Deadline: March 10, 2023

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