Whatever your professional background and whatever your ambitions for your future career, we're confident that you can find the right opportunity at Shell. Career opportunities span from technical roles to a full range of commercial areas, including Finance and Human Resources.
Qatar Shell's vision is to become the employer of choice for Qatari nationals to enable the delivery and operation of Shell’s current and future projects in Qatar. This will be demonstrated by employing and developing Qatari staff at all levels and all parts in the organization.
Careers for Qatari Nationals
We look for talented Qataris who are willing and eager to Join a collaborative, pioneering team that is committed to helping develop the energy resources needed to power progress. Our working environment is built on a culture of continuous learning and ensures that you are continually improving your expertise and abilities as part of a supportive, integrated team. You could even have the chance to work in locations across the world with some of the industry’s leading experts.
Please follow career link for suitable vacancies, else you can create a personal profile in 2018 Employment Opportunities this position, and we will help you find the right job match in Shell. Your details will be available to our recruiters who may get in touch when they have a suitable vacancy.
Application process for professionals
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The application process
Explore current opportunities
Explore our current vacancies. If you discover the right job for you, click the “Send your application online” button. If you don’t find a suitable vacancy, you can sign up to create a personal profile. You can also join our Shell Talent Community to receive updates on career opportunities, major projects and events in your field. Your details will also be available to our recruiters who may get in touch when they have a suitable vacancy.
Discover and apply online
If you’ve previously applied for a role with Shell, you can go straight to your personal profile and submit another application for a new role. If you’ve not been in touch, please register and create a profile. You can then submit your application. You should get confirmation that we’ve received it within 48 hours. You can check the status of your application by logging on and clicking the “Application status” link.
Connect with us at interview
If your application is successful, in most instances we arrange for a telephone interview to take place within two weeks. This usually lasts between 45 minutes and an hour. Let your curious side show and ask us your questions to discover more about the role and what it’s like working at Shell.
We assess your potential impact
If your interview is successful, we will invite you for an assessment within a period of around three weeks. It will either be a behaviour-based structured interview, a professional interview or a presentation assessing your competencies. In some instances it will include a scenario-based exercise. This should all last around four hours. You will have the opportunity to ask us any further questions about things such as rewards and benefits. We will try to notify you of the outcome within a few days.
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Meet some of our remarkable people
For young Qatari graduates, the Energy sector offers both an excellent opportunity for career progression, and also the opportunity to add value to the state of Qatar.
After graduating from the University of Manchester in England, Mohammed Al Rayahi wanted to move back home to Qatar and work for a company that helped him support his country. Shell offered him the perfect opportunity.
Osama Ahmad quickly rose through the ranks after joining Shell as a graduate, and is now the Site Reliability Manager at Pearl GTL, the largest Gas-to-Liquids plant in the world. He explains how Shell has offered him countless learning and development opportunities.
In 2010, after graduating from Georgetown University, Ibrahim Al-Derbasti joined the Shell Graduate Programme in Qatar as a Contract Engineer because he wanted to be part of an international company, but still be treated as an individual.
After obtaining a BSc in Business Administration, with a track in Manufacturing and Management Consulting and a minor in Sociology, from Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, Hussain was approached by several local companies offering multiple employment opportunities. He ultimately chose to join Qatar Shell’s Finance Graduate Programme - developed to allow for integrated learning through role rotation - in July 2013.
For young Qataris with friends and family working in the oil and gas industry, pursuing a career in the energy sector can be considered a natural choice. The story is no different for Abdulaziz Al Senaidi, who was introduced to the energy sector through Qatar Petroleum’s graduate programme after finishing school.
XP Employee Referral Program:
An Employee Referral Program is a recruitment process, whereby employees are encouraged to introduce suitable recruits to the company through their personal network. The person could be a social acquaintance or a colleague from a previous institution or organisation. We encourage you to talk to your acquaintances who work in Shell, and they will tell you more about job opportunities in Qatar Shell.