Recruitment Criteria
ADNOC is a performance driven organization powered by our workforce of exceptional women and men. Investing in our company’s human capital will ensure that ADNOC remains a pillar of the UAE’s social and economic development for decades to come.
We are committed to hiring the most exceptional UAE National and expatriate talent available. For each vacancy, we receive over 1000 applications for every opening on LinkedIn / ADNOC Career.

In order to maintain the high calibre and cultural fit of employees across the ADNOC Group, candidates are screened through a multi-step recruitment process.

Set of competencies

In addition to the requirements outlined in the job description, all candidates are assessed on a standardized set of competencies:

  • Communication and influence - The capacity to present clear, transparent and effective two-way communication to expand understanding and influence others.

  • Foster collaboration - The ability to work effectively with people and build relationships to facilitate mutually beneficial outcomes.

  • Develop talent - Motivates others by providing direction and inspiration. Continuously seeks to develop value adding capabilities and competencies of self and others through coaching, constructive feedback, learning and development opportunities.

  • Problem solving & decision making - Utilizes a systematic, logical data driven approach to investigate problems. Develop practical solutions based on sound judgment and make timely decisions.

  • Drive excellence - The drive to meet or exceed performance objectives and deliver business results. Focuses on stakeholder satisfaction both internal/ external and delivers a quality service or product to the agreed standards.

  • Planning & organizing - Plans ahead and works in a systematic and organized way. Monitors progress towards objectives.

  • Strategic perspective & commercial acumen - Looks at issues with a broad view to achieve corporate objectives from medium to long term. Thinks ahead and prepares for the future. Understands external expectations and influences on the organisation. Identifies common goals, and interests from a commercial perspective.

  • Change & innovation - The capacity to be flexible, agile and constantly seek innovative ways to approach job requirements and challenges; to adjust rapidly to new situations & organizational changes and implement new ideas to drive ADNOC's business objectives.

Employees are expected

Furthermore, all employees are expected to behave in a way that supports our ADNOC Way values and Behavioral Expectations by:

  • Creating Trust (Respectful)

  • Building Legacy (Responsible)

  • Enabling Relationships (Collaborative)

  • Driving Change (Progressive)

  • Delivering Results (Efficient)

  • Acting Safely (100% HSE)

    Read more about our recruitment process to learn about the steps involved on the journey towards becoming an ADNOC employee.