How to find a job in Namibia

Everyone who wants to find a job in Namibia needs first to look for a job in Namibia. You can look for recruitment agencies in Namibia. To find a job in Namibia, you can start from pnet.co.za and namijob.com. And you can look for jobs on Facebook groups in Namibia.

Once you find a job, you may need a work permit. You can do this from abroad or in Namibia. Namibian citizens, and residents, do not need a work permit to find a job. In most cases, every other nationality wants to apply for a work permit to work with regular documents. You can do this together with your new employer or employment agency. Or you can find a work visa scheme to come to Namibia without a job offer. Read more below on how to find a job in Namibia.

Most websites or apps are in English. If you need it, use Google Translate or any other translation service.

First, find a job, and then you will worry about a work permit if you need it.

How to get a job in Namibia?

You can find a job in Namibia by searching online for job opportunities in Namibia. You can find a job either with a company or a recruitment agency.

Namibia citizens, and residents, do not need a work permit to find a job. In most cases, every other nationality wants to apply for a work permit to work with regular documents.

Job websites in Namibia.

Many job websites can help you find work in Namibia. Some focus on specific professions and industries. Searching for a job on these popular job websites is a good start.

BaiduGoogleNaverSogouYandex, or any other search engine can be a good start for a job search. You can search for a job that you want. That can be, for example, “construction manager in Windhoek” or “Mechanic in Swakopmund.” Use the language that you feel most comfortable speaking. Go beyond the first few pages. Go deep with your search. You’ll get an immediate sense of what’s around and which job websites best suit your needs.

Google MapsBaidu MapsNaver Maps2GIS, or any other map app, can help you find employers near you or abroad. Look for an organization that might have job opportunities for you. For example, look for “waiter in Walvis Bay” or “Bank Managers in Windhoek.”

Facebook groups can also be an option to start to see what’s around you. You can search for Facebook groups that talk about Namibia and jobs.

pnet.co.za is a job website in Namibia.

namijob.com is a popular job website in Namibia.

careers24 is a job website in Namibia. It has job listings in many cities.

Facebook groups and other social media to get a job in Namibia.

Facebook groups help you to connect with people about jobs in Namibia. I found these groups talking about jobs in Namibia. You can look for more.


Employment Namibia

Vacancies Namibia


Job Offers in Namibia – http://namibia.jobrat.net

Jobs in Namibia


na.linkedin.com is also a popular choice when networking for jobs in Libya.

Recruitment agencies in Namibia.

You can look up a recruitment agency that can help you. You can type “recruitment agency near Windhoek” on Google Maps or any other map app. There you can find a list of relevant agencies that you can contact. You can search your area for local recruitment agencies if you are not in Namibia. They can help you find a job in Namibia.

Be aware that you should not pay an agency when they find a job for you. So be careful when an agency asks you for money.

Ask around you for jobs in Namibia.

Speak with any person who may have traveled or worked in Namibia. You will see that some of your friends or family know someone who knows someone. Ask around, and find opportunities among your contacts.

To find a job in Namibia, look at local newspapers, bulletin boards, radio, and word of mouth. Local radio and newspapers are good sources of information about jobs in Namibia.

You can email local businesses and companies for jobs in Namibia.

You can search for companies and local businesses in Namibia. An easy tool for doing that is any map app. Below is, for example, a Google Maps search for “factory near Swakopmund.”

Walk around anywhere in Namibia for possible jobs.

If you are somewhere in Namibia, you can explore the area and see what job opportunities are around you. You can look for organizations and businesses around you and visit them. For example, below is a search on Google Maps for “market near Rundu.” You can see these places to ask for job opportunities.

Search for employment schemes

You can apply for an employment scheme or an employment support program to help you find a job. Those programs can be local or national. They can be open only to Namibian residents, but they can also be available to foreigners. You can search for “Namibia employment scheme” or “Namibia employment program.” You can search for employment schemes at your local government or embassy.

Sources: I used Similarweb to check how popular are some of the job sites presented above. 

The caption of the cover image above is Windhoek, Namibia Photo by katsuma tanaka on Unsplash.



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One response to “How to find a job in Namibia”

  1. Sadiolanda Francisco da Silva

    Votos de cumprimentos, sou angolano, solicito asilo e procura de emprego, tenciono viajar para Namíbia já em dezembro deste ano…

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