We are heading forward,
what about you?

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) is a global shipping company based in the Middle East. Founded in 1976, UASC has more than 185 offices around the world. The company is the largest container shipping line in the Middle East region and adjacent markets, covering over 240 ports and destinations worldwide. UASC offers containerized cargo transportation, temperature controlled (reefer) and out of gauge cargo amongst other value added services to a diversified global client base.

As the company grows, we welcome enthusiastic, motivated talent from shipping and non-shipping backgrounds to join our teams worldwide.

At UASC, our employees are our biggest asset.

Recruitment Process


Business line interview: In these interviews, we would like to hear about your past work experience while highlighting your functional as well as technical skills.

HR Interview: HR interviews typically focus on assessing your attitude, temperament, skill set, key motivations and cultural fit.

Psychometric assessment

UASC employs best in class psychometric assessment tools used worldwide by certified assessors as part of its selection process. These psychometric assessment tools assess your cognitive ability (Verbal, numerical and abstract) as well as your personal attributes. Psychometric assessments used in combination with other tools assist in developing a more structured, competency-based and objective selection process while also encouraging EEO (Equal Employment opportunity).

Our People

  • Vietnam Office Annual Teambuilding 2015
  • UASC Hercules Trophy 2015
  • Town hall meeting
  • UASC induction program
  • UASC corporate games 2014
  • Dubai Marathon Team 2014

Work With Us


We are looking for motivated and dynamic candidates, who inspire others and want to grow in an environment that encourages innovation. UASC offers professional stability as well as many career development and progression opportunities to make your employment with us an exciting and rewarding experience.


With more than 185 offices around the world, the opportunity for growth at UASC is varied.

Diversity and Inclusion

The people who work for us reflect the diversity of the customers we serve and the markets in which we operate.

National Development Program

The National Development Program (NDP) is an exclusive and comprehensive training program, which aims to attract and develop young, talented and ambitious nationals from UASC shareholding states. Since its commencement, the program has helped its participants to obtain the set of technical and managerial skills required to pursue successful careers in shipping. Also, has trained people to become leaders in this rapidly expanding sector, which is considered to be one of the key pillars of the global economy.

Each trainee will have the opportunity to work for 24 months in different UASC departments and offices around the world. After successful completion of the program, participants will be given the chance to become permanent employees of UASC.

Eligible Nationalities

  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Kuwait
  • Iraq
  • UAE
  • Bahrain

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor degree
  • Fluency in English
  • Computer literacy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Success Stories
    • Dr. Mohamed Al-Mazeedi

      Former Vice President, Middle East Trade Management Unit

      United Arab Shipping Company

    • Dana Indarkiri

      Current NDP participant - Corporate communications

      United Arab Shipping Company

  • how to apply
    • click here to apply
      *only candidates from among the eligible nationalities will be considered.