Qatar job hunt: Top 5 companies to work for in Qatar

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

Do you look forward to chasing down new experiences and career growth in Qatar? If so, today is your lucky day! We are about to share the five best companies that offer great job opportunities and drive career advancement.

1. Qatar Airways

First on the list is Qatar Airways. The Gulf’s official airlines is highly regarded as one of the best full-service airlines in the world. In fact, it has won several awards from 2005 until 2017.

Among its recent achievements include Airline of the Year, Best Airline in the Middle East, World’s Best Business Class, Best Airport in the Middle East, Global Cargo Airline of the Year, Best Onboard Amenity Kits, Economy Class and Best Staff Service in the Middle East, to name a few.

The fact that it is recognised by various aviation award-giving bodies means that it does an excellent work. Clearly, it is one good reason to aspire working in a top performing company like Qatar Airways.

2. Qatar Foundation

When it comes to salary, benefits, work-life balance, and working environment, Qatar Foundation is among the best places to work in the Gulf.

This is based on the indexreleased by Arabian Business, a weekly business magazine published in Dubai and focusing on the Middle East. The leading business publication in the GCC said that the QF plays a pivotal role in helping the country make the shift to a knowledge-based economy.

Qatar Foundation also offers a host of benefits for its staff employees namely discounted rates at car insurance, paid vacation and time off, healthcare and insurance, and education allowance. These benefits definitely make it an ideal company to work for.

3. Qatar Petroleum

Also part of the list is Qatar Petroleum. QP is responsible for all phases of the oil and gas industry in the state such as exploration, transport, refining, production and storage.

Qatar, known as one of the richest countries in the world because of its natural gas reserves, has allowed oil companies to soar high. As a matter of fact, Qatar Petroleum produces around 2.3 million barrels. Now, imagine how much net income the company gets from this production volume.

What is also ideal about QP is its equal treatment to expatriates and nationals. It provides competitive packages like tax-free salary, accommodation allowance, children’s education assistance, free medical and dental care, as well as education and training.

4. Qatar National Bank

Qatar National Bank likewise makes it to the top five companies in Qatar. It is the largest commercial bank in the Gulf state as well as the leading financial institution in the Middle East.

QNB is also the country’s first Qatari-owned commercial bank, which has a current net profit record of QAR 6.2 billion ($1.7 billion). It operates 42 branches in the region, 11 of which are dedicated to Islamic finance services.

What’s more? Well, Qatar National Bank offers a myriad of work opportunities to job seekers. It provides employees with extensive learning, investments and development projects to help them grow as a professional.

5. Ooredoo

Ooredoo is an international telecommunications company in Doha, Qatar. It offers user-friendly technology—mobile, wireless, wireline, and content services—across the Middle East, North Africa, and Southeast Asia.

In Qatar, Ooredoo delivers world-class services such as Hala Plans (pre-paid), Shahry Plans (post-paid), Mobile Money, Ooredoo App, and Thuraya Service.

With its core values of caring, connecting and challenging, Ooredoo is a great place to grow as individuals, as families and as a community. It will support you, work with you and improve you to make a progressive difference.

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By vickyboy• 3 months 1 week ago.

U didnt mentioned about Qatar Airways, Al Jazeera, QP. Telecom companies and their vendor companies had saked many employees. Don't miss guide people.

By britexpat• 3 months 1 week ago.

When was this article originally written and why is there no mention of Rizks Papdom and Puncture Palace ?

By mistercray• 3 months 1 week ago.

more like top companies to dream about working for.

By S.V• 3 months 1 week ago.

I am sure most of these companies are great, but QP is not mentioned here and it is a TOP tier world class company to work for...

By mnapin• 3 months 1 week ago.

Ooredoo is also mentioned,Surprising, Ooredoo have reduced their staff by 30 in 2017 and further reduction is in process.

By PunchLiner• 3 months 1 week ago.

Ya habibi you need 'waasta' (influence) to even think about stepping into their offices. xD

In any case, jobs are scarce these days...

Proof's in the pudding, just check gulf times.

Now there are 3-4 pages adverts (every day !) of people seeking jobs.

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