How to find a job in Zimbabwe?

To find a job in Zimbabwe you can start following different job websites and portals. You can look for recruitment agencies in Zimbabwe. And you can look for jobs on Facebook groups in the Zimbabwe. Everyone who wants to find a job in Zimbabwe needs first to look for a job in Zimbabwe. You can start off with vacancymail.co.zw and cvpeopleafrica.com.  

Once you find a job, you may need a work permit. You can do this from abroad or in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwean 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 so you can come to Zimbabwe without a job offer first. Read more below on how to look for a job in Zimbabwe..

Most of the following websites or apps are in English or Shona. 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 find a job in Zimbabwe?

You can find a job in Zimbabwe by searching online for job opportunities in Zimbabwe. You can find a job either with a company, or with a recruitment agency, or through an employment agency.

Zimbabwe 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 the Zimbabwe

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

Baidu, Google, Naver, Sogou, Yandex, 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 worker in Bulawayo ” or “babysitter in Harare”. 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 Maps, Baidu Maps, Naver Maps, 2GIS, 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, you can look for “retail in Chinhoyi” or “mall in Chitungwiza”.

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

vacancymail.co.zw is a popular job website in the Zimbabwe

cvpeopleafrica.com is another popular job website in  Zimbabwe. 

ihararejobs.com is a job website in Zimbabwe. It has job listings in many cities.

zimbajob.com is another job website in Zimbabwe.

classifieds.co.zw  is about classifieds in Zimbabwe. It has job listings in many cities.

Facebook groups and other social media to get a job in the Zimbabwe

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

Jobs in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Jobs – Post Jobs. Find Jobs

JOB VACANCIES IN ZIMBABWE

JOBS, INTERNSHIPS AND ATTACHMENTS ZIMBABWE

VacancyMail – Jobs in Zimbabwe

Jobs and Projects in Zimbabwe (JPZ)

Zimbabwe JOBS and WORK centre

You can use your favorite social media to look for groups discussing jobs or Zimbabwe.

LinkedIn Country is also a popular choice when networking for jobs in Zimbabwe.

Recruitment agencies in the Zimbabwe

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


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 Zimbabwe

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

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

You can email local businesses and companies for jobs in Zimbabwe

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

Walk around anywhere in Zimbabwe for possible jobs

If you are somewhere in Zimbabwe, 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 “Supermarket near Harare”. 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 Zimabawean residents, but they can also be available to foreigners. You can search for employment schemes at your local government or embassy. You can search for “Zimbabwe employment scheme” or “Zimbabwe employment program”.

The above image shows somewhere in International Women’s Day, Harare, Zimbabwe. Photo by Trust “Tru” Katsande on Unsplash.