Careers FAQs

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about applying for a role within ADNOC, our selection process, and what to expect during interviews with us.

How can I apply for a role at ADNOC Group?

We offer a range of technical and non-technical career opportunities for experienced professionals.

Visit the jobs listings page to see all open roles across the ADNOC Group. You can apply through our careers site, careers.adnoc.ae or through our LinkedIn company page.

I have a contact at ADNOC Group, can I simply send my CV by email?

CVs received by email are not tracked and are likely to be missed. To ensure your profile gets fair consideration, you must apply through the official application channels.

How will I know if my application has been received?

After submitting your application on our careers portal, you should receive an automated email confirming that your applications has been received.

On LinkedIn, you should receive an on-screen notification that your application has been received.

Please note, due to large volumes of applications we receive every day, we are unable to provide individual feedback on your application.

I don't match all of the requirements, can I still apply?

Whilst we review candidates for potential, each vacancy receives a large number of highly qualified candidates. We encourage you to apply for a job that matches your number of years of experience, and skillset to avoid rejection.

If you do not see a suitable position listed currently, you can also register in our talent pool to be informed of future opportunities that are a closer match to your profile.

What opportunities are there for UAE Nationals?

ADNOC is committed to providing diverse career opportunities for experienced UAE Nationals, and continues to be a leader in nurturing the next generation of exceptional UAE Nationals by investing in their higher education.

ADNOC Group also offer a range of opportunities for UAE Nationals in their early stages of their career, including scholarships, ADNOC Technical Academy, and fresh graduate employee program. You can find out more about these options and more on our Opportunities for UAE Nationals page.

I am a current ADNOC employee, and would like to apply for another role within the group. What should I do?

We encourage all ADNOC employees to discuss their career aspirations with their line manager. Current employees can view all listings on Fursa internal recruitment portal, which is accessible via the OneADNOC employee intranet.

Are all applications reviewed?

Despite the large volumes of applicants across platforms, we do review all applications that meet the minimum criteria on both ADNOC careers website and on LinkedIn. However, we are unable to provide a personalized response to every application.

CVs received by email are not tracked and are likely to be missed. To ensure your profile gets fair consideration, you must apply through the official application channels.

What do ADNOC Group look for when selecting top talent?

We are a performance driven organization, and look to attract exceptional talent. Our employee base of 50,000 people were invited to partake in the development of our values. These are; progressive, collaborative, respectful, responsible & efficient.

Our values form the basis of what we expect from out employees and from this, we developed the core competencies which all candidates are measured against, along with the specific technical skills and demonstrable experience in their field.

To know more about how we select candidates for shortlisting, you can read more about our recruitment criteria and recruitment process within this careers portal.

I was contacted about a role by a recruitment agency, how can I be sure it's not a scam?

Sometimes the identity of ADNOC or one of its subsidiaries is used fraudulently in fake recruitment campaigns and false job offers. Read more about fake recruitment campaigns and job scams, and what to do if someone asks for money upfront, or an offer seems too good to be true.

I have applied for a role and no-one got back to me, what can I do?

Due to the high volume of applications we are unable to provide specific feedback at the early stages in the process.

All applications received through official channels are reviewed for suitability. Unfortunately, if you do not receive a response to your application within 4 weeks of the job post-closing date, your application has been unsuccessful.

We will however keep your profile in our talent pool in case of future opportunities that might be more suitable to your skill set and experience.

Who will interview me?

Depending on whether this is your first or second interview, the panel may include a member of the senior leadership, in addition to the talent acquisition representative, and the hiring manager.

How should I prepare for my interview?

Review the job description in detail, as well as the ADNOC website to understand more about the nature of our business, and our vision, mission & values. Consider why you want to work for ADNOC group, what interests you about the role, and how your profile matches the requirements and culture of the company.

Prepare some questions that you want to ask the panel during your interview. This is an opportunity for you to further explore if the company and role are a good fit for you, as well as for us to understand if you satisfy our requirements too.

When will you get back to me following an interview?

This will depend on a number of factors and will be different for each role. Your talent acquisition representative should advise you of the expected time frame for feedback during the course of your interview.

Sometimes the identity of ADNOC or one of its subsidiaries is used fraudulently in fake recruitment campaigns and false job offers. Stay alert and learn more about recruitment fraud here.