job in south sudan

How to get a job in South Sudan?

Most of the good jobs in South Sudan are in the oil and gas industry. The country’s education and healthcare institutions can be unreliable, therefore, anyone who can afford it, they have insurance and access to private services. The population’s general income is often low, resulting in decreased social activities. It is advisable to find a job offer before moving to South Sudan.

If you are not a South Sudanese citizen, you will need a work permit, you can start the procedure at the Work Permit Portal of the Ministry of Labour of South Sudan.

How to get a job in South Sudan?

You can start looking around at some useful job listing websites.

  • Google: when you start job hunting, a simple google search can be a good start. Look for the kind of job you would like to do, for example, “Arabic tutor in Wau” or “Delivery driver in Juba” or “Job opportunities in South Sudan”. 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.
  • Facebook Jobs: can be also an option to start to see what’s around you. You can also ask around in the Facebook groups that are relevant to your profession, or your language or nationality, or just relevant to your wider interests.
  • is a recruitment website. It is for companies and job seekers in South Sudan.
  • recruit collects job ads from thousands of job sites, newspapers, and company career pages across global. It operates in South Sudan as well. 
  • uncareer south sudan is job vacancies and internships for the United Nations, the European Union, and international NGOs.

The cover image above was taken at Terminal Dr in Juba, South Sudan. Photo by chetan sharma on Unsplash