Young African Actuarial Professionals Programme (YAPP) 2023–2024 from African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) (Fully Funded)

Date of Application Deadline: March 10, 2023 | Young African Actuarial Professionals Programme (YAPP) 2023–2024

  • The largest reinsurer in Africa is the African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re).
  • Africa Re is based in Lagos, Nigeria, and has six regional offices throughout the continent.
  • Including Casablanca, Morocco; Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire; Nairobi, Kenya; Cairo, Egypt; and Port Louis, Mauritius, as well as one local office in Addis Abeba (Ethiopia). Furthermore, it has three (3) subsidiary firms:
  • Africa Re South Africa Limited in Johannesburg,
  • South Africa; Africa Retakaful Company Ltd in Cairo, Egypt;
  • and Africa Re Underwriting Agency in Dubai (United Arab Emirates -UAE-).

42 African member states, the African Development Bank (AfDB), 113 African insurance and reinsurance companies, and three (3) non-regional owners, including top international insurers and reinsurers, make up the majority of Africa Re’s shareholders.

The continent of Africa’s financial health and credit rating Re is rated A by Standard & Poor’s and A by A.M. Best Company.

  • For the Young Actuarial Professionals Program. Africa Re is seeking recent graduates and young professionals with exceptional academic achievement in actuarial sciences and other relevant fields from reputable universities (YAPP).

The Young Actuarial Professionals Programme (YAPP) is a two-year, fiercely competitive program. Designed to prepare High Potential, best-in-class, highly qualified, and motivated professionals. For a fruitful and fulfilling career path in the insurance and reinsurance industries.

A rewarding career with Africa Re can be started with the YAPP. Young Actuarial Sciences professionals with remarkable leadership potential, a track record of outstanding academic achievement, and a commitment to professional excellence are given exceptional career possibilities.

Eligibility requirements

  • Be a citizen of an African Union Member State; hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in actuarial science or a closely related field; and demonstrate exceptional academic success.
  • Candidates must be between the ages of 19 and 28 as of the publication date of this advertisement.
  • Candidates must have between 0 and 3 years of appropriate post-qualification job experience in the field of actuarial science.
  • Candidates who have completed the necessary CPD points for their selected globally recognized actuarial qualification during a certain time period or who have passed one or more actuarial tests from an internationally recognized actuarial will be given precedence.
  • They prefer having a working grasp of the other language, and fluency in either English or French.


  • This program offers an appealing and competitive monthly allowance.
  • Successful Candidates into the program will also receive free housing, life insurance, and medical treatment for the duration of the program.
  • Africa Re will offer assistance with exam costs, study materials, and hours spent studying for the exam in order to earn a chosen internationally recognized actuarial qualification.

Primary expertise

  • Excellent writing, reporting, and communication skills; accuracy and high attention to detail; aptitude for problem-solving and strong analytical abilities;
  • Quick learner with multitasking skills;
  • Open-minded with a focus on innovation and results;
  • Great moral character with a strong feeling of duty;
  • Be fervent and dedicated to the advancement of africa;
  • A self-starter who can function with little supervision;
  • Good interpersonal skills and the capacity to collaborate successfully in a team situation;
  • Prepare to reside in any of our working areas (abidjan, casablanca, cairo, mauritius, nairobi, johannesburg, etc.), as well as the corporation’s headquarters in lagos, nigeria;
  • Be willing to continue your professional education online until you have earned the greatest level of actuarial qualification in a reasonable amount of time;
  • Be adaptable and open to working in a fast-paced, dynamic, multi-cultural atmosphere; embrace digitalization.
  • Proficiency with all microsoft office programs, r, python, sql, and any other pertinent programs.


The deadline for submitting YAPP applications is March 10, 2023.

Contact by sending an email.

For Additional Information

Visit the Africa Re Young Insurance Professionals Programme (YIPP) 2023/2024

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