Job opportunities in Qatar for Syrians

To find job opportunities in Qatar for Syrians, you can start from Indeed Qatar and . You can look for recruitment agencies or employment agencies in Qatar, or in Syria. And you can look for job opportunities also on Facebook groups in Qatar. As you can look around for any online group of Syrians. Syrians who want to get a job in Qatar need first to find job opportunities in Qatar.

Once you find a job, you may need a work permit. You can do this from abroad or in Qatar. In most cases, Syrian nationals need to apply for a work permit. 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 Qatar without a job offer first.

Read more below on how to find job opportunities in Qatar for Syrians.

You can also look at our article on how to get a job in Qatar.

Most of the following websites or apps are in English or in Arabic. If you need, use Google Translate, or any other translation service, to browse them.

Job opportunities in Qatar for Syrians

The first step, for Syrians, in getting a job in Qatar is to find a job opportunity in Qatar. Find out where to look for work in Qatar in the sections below.

Once you have a job offer, most Syrians may need to apply for a work permit, or a work visa, together with their employer. In most cases, you apply for a work permit with your new employer, a company, or an employment agency. They will get you a visa to enter Qatar if you are not in Qatar already.

Once you have an employer who can sponsor you. You will need to handle together all the paperwork to get a work permit or a residence permit for you.

You can also find a work visa scheme so you can come to Qatar without a job offer first.

First, find a job opportunity, and after you’ll worry about a work permit if you need it.

How to find job opportunities in Qatar for Syrians?

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

Job websites in Qatar, and in Syria

Many job websites can help you find work in Qatar. Some focus on certain professions and industries. A good start is to search for a job on these popular job websites.

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 worker in Ar Rayyan’ or ‘Babysitter in Doha’. Use the language that you feel most comfortable speaking. Don’t stop at the first pages and go deep with your search. You’ll get an immediate feeling of what’s around and of which job websites are best suited for your needs.

Google MapsBaidu MapsNaver Maps2GIS, or any other map app, can help you find employers near you or abroad. Look for the kind of organization that might have job opportunities for you. You can look for “Retail in Umm Salal Muhammad” or “Mall in Al Wakrah” for example.

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

Indeed Qatar is one of the most visited job websites in Qatar. It is a good place to start looking for employment in any industry.

Bayt is probably the most popular job site that works mainly with Western Asia, also known as the Middle East, and Noth Africa. It’s in English and Arabic. It talks about salaries and careers as well.

Naukrigulf.com is one of the most visited job sites in Qatar. It focuses on jobs in Qatar, UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait.

Jobs Arabic is a popular job website in Syria. You can look for job opportunities in Qatar for Syrians.

Jobs Arab Syria is another popular job website in Syria.

Tanqeeb Syria is a popular job website in Syria.

Gulf Talent is a job website in Qatar.

Monster Gulf is another job website in Qatar.

MNC jobs gulf is another job website in Qatar.

Wzayef is another job website in Qatar. It has job opportunities in Qatar for Syrians.

Jobs and Career Direct Page Qatar is another job website in Qatar. It has job opportunities in Qatar for Syrians.

More useful websites to get a job in Qatar

These are more websites that can be useful when you are looking for a job.

Open Sooq is a popular website for classifieds in Qatar and in Syria. It has job listings in many cities.

Qatar living is classifieds in Qatar. It has job listings.

Facebook groups and other social media to get a job in Qatar

Facebook groups help you to connect with people about job opportunities in Qatar for Syrians. I found these groups about jobs in Qatar for Syrians. You can look for more.

is a Facebook group about jobs in Qatar. it’s a public group with over a hundred thousand members.

is another Facebook group about jobs in Qatar.

 is another Facebook group about jobs in Qatar.

 is another Facebook group about jobs in Qatar.

is another group about jobs in Qatar.

is another group about jobs in Qatar.

is a group about jobs for Syrians.

 is another group about jobs for Syrians.

is a group of Syrians living abroad.

You can use your favorite social media to look for groups talking about jobs or Qatar.

LinkedIn Qatar and Linkedin Syria are also popular choices when networking for job opportunities in Qatar for Syrians.

Any social media or communication platform can help you to find a job in Qatar. It can be for example Instagram or any WhatsApp group of people in Qatar.

Recruitment agencies in Qatar, and in Syria

A recruitment agency receives a description for a job from an employer who needs someone. Then the recruitment agency looks for a person to do that job.

Recruitment agencies look for skilled workers to suit the job role available. A skilled worker has some experience, and certifications, to work in a particular role. Examples can be a nurse, an accountant, a chef, a construction worker, or a truck driver.

Recruitment agencies specialize in particular sectors. Those can be care, computing, engineering, nursing, accounting, catering, construction, or other sectors. Sometimes an agency can contact you first if they struggle to find people.

You can look up a recruitment agency in Syria that can help you to find a job that matches your skills. You can type ‘recruitment agency near Damascus’ on Google Maps or any other map app. There you can find a list of good agencies that you can contact.

Employment agencies, temp agencies, temporary job agencies, staffing agencies in Qatar

Employment agencies hire people to do jobs. The agency employs you to work for another company. Employment agencies can be temp agencies (temporary job agencies), or staffing agencies. An employment agency registers someone who’s looking for work, a job seeker. The agency then contacts employers who have positions available for the new person.

These agencies can hire new workers for new jobs. Agencies contract those new jobs from other companies. An employment agency will assist any job seeker. Unskilled workers are more likely to find a job with an employment agency. An unskilled worker has no qualifications, or experience, in the job that they want. They have finished school recently, or they are changing industries or they are new to the region.

These agencies specialize in particular sectors. Those can be care, computing, engineering, nursing, accounting, catering, construction, or other sectors. Agencies offer full-time jobs, part-time jobs, temporary jobs, seasonal jobs, or freelance jobs.

If you, for example, type ‘employment agency near Doha’ on Google Maps, Baidu Maps, or any other map website. You can find a list of good agencies that you can contact. If you are not in Qatar, you can search your area for local employment agencies. They can help you find a job in Qatar.

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 Qatar

Form connections, ask around and find opportunities among your contacts. Speak with friends of friends of people who may have traveled or worked in Qatar. You will see that some of your friends or family know someone who knows someone.

To find a job in Qatar 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 Qatar.

You can email local businesses and companies for jobs in Qatar

You can search for companies and local businesses in Qatar. An easy tool for doing that can be any map app or map website. Below is, for example, a Google Maps search for ‘factory near Al Wakrah, Qatar’.

Walk around anywhere in Qatar for possible jobs

If you are somewhere in Qatar, 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 Umm Salal Muhammad, Qatar’. You can visit these places asking for job opportunities.

Search for employment schemes

You can apply for an employment scheme or an employment support program that can help you to find a job. Those programs can be local or national. They can be open only to Qatari residents but they can be open to Syrians as well. You need to look for a program that fits your profile. You can search for employment schemes at your local government or embassy. You can search for ‘Qatar employment scheme’ or ‘Qatar employment program’.


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