Recruitment Process Outsourcing

Somalia RPO Services

Compliantly source and find top talents in Somalia. 

No in-country entity needed.

Breedj offers RPO solutions in Somalia. Through the Breedj platform, businesses of all sizes can compliantly find, hire and pay local nationals and expats alike. 

Our platform provides a range of recruitment process outsourcing solutions that simplifies the processes, allowing your business to operate seamlessly and in full compliance with local employment laws.

Why hire talents from Somalia

One of Somalia’s most significant assets is its young and vibrant workforce. With a median age well below the global average, the country is teeming with young individuals eager to participate in its growth and development. These youthful talents bring a palpable sense of energy, innovation, and adaptability to any organization they join. 

Local employees offer an invaluable perspective on regional market trends, consumer behaviors, and cultural nuances, all of which can be decisive factors in the success of your Somali venture. Additionally, Somalia’s unique linguistic landscape, where languages like Somali, Arabic, and often English are spoken, adds a valuable layer of communication skills. 

When you opt for Breedj’s RPO services, you’re not just filling job vacancies; you’re strategically incorporating these rich, diverse talents into your organization to solidify your position in the Somali market.

Sourcing talents from Somalia

Sourcing top-tier talent in Somalia requires a multi-faceted approach, blending traditional and modern recruitment techniques. While conventional platforms like job boards and newspaper ads still hold value, the rise of digital and social media has opened new avenues for talent acquisition. 

Breedj capitalizes on this by employing advanced algorithms and analytics to sift through potential candidates, ensuring that we find individuals who meet your skill requirements and align with your organizational culture. 

Moreover, our strong relationships with local academic institutions and training centers enable us to tap into emerging talents right from the source, enriching your talent pool even further. Our state-of-the-art technology not only streamlines the recruitment process but also enhances its efficacy, ensuring you secure the very best talents in the shortest time possible.

Country fact sheet


Somali shilling (SOS)




16.3 million (2021)


East Africa



Official languages

Somalian, Arabic

Compliance guaranteed

Breedj's local employment expertise in Somalia

By partnering with Breedj, you can eliminate the need to establish an in-country entity, and thus, saving valuable time and resources while benefiting from our local expertise to guarantee full compliance for your business operations.

Our platform has been designed to seamlessly take care of every aspect of the local employment environment, while you focus on your core operations.

Employment contracts

We handle employment contracts for both global employees and contractors.

Guaranteed compliance

Breedj ensures full compliance with your workers' local labor laws.

Global payroll

Our platform ensures accurate and timely international salary payments.

Legal expertise

Leverage Breedj's extensive expertise to navigate diverse employment laws.

Tax & contributions

Breedj handles tax & mandatory contributions as required by local labor laws.

Multiple currencies

Your workers are paid in their local currency, directly to their bank account.

Employment laws and regulations in Somalia

Employee Probation Period in Somalia

New hires in Somalia typically undergo a probationary period ranging between one to three months. This probationary phase serves as a critical assessment window for both the employer and employee, allowing both parties to evaluate fit, skills, and overall compatibility. Breedj’s expertise in Somali labor laws ensures that this probationary period is not only productive but also fully compliant with local regulations. We provide essential insights into crafting the terms of this crucial phase, from performance metrics to timelines, ensuring a smooth onboarding process.

Working Hours in Somalia

In Somalia, the standard working week usually consists of 48 hours, spread across six days. Adhering to this norm is not merely good practice; it’s a legal obligation. Through our RPO services, Breedj offers continuous monitoring and advisory support to help you keep your HR policies in full compliance with local labor laws, thereby averting any potential legal complications.

Overtime in Somalia

Overtime work in Somalia is any work that exceeds the standard 48-hour workweek and warrants additional pay. It’s not only important for employers to accurately record these extra hours but also to compensate them in accordance with Somali labor laws. Our RPO services include specialized modules and guidelines that assist you in effective management of overtime, ensuring you remain on the right side of the law at all times.

Labor regulations

Annual leave

21 days

Sick leave


Maternity leave

14 weeks

Paternity leave


Employee probation

Up to 3 months

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Employment termination in Somalia

General Termination of Employment Policies in Somalia

Employment termination is a critical aspect of workforce management that demands careful adherence to Somali employment laws. Whether the reason for termination is performance-based, organizational restructuring, or any other legitimate cause, it must be well-documented to withstand legal scrutiny. Breedj provides detailed consultations and documentation templates to guide you through each step of this delicate process, making sure every action you take is well within the legal frameworks of Somalia.

Notice Period in Somalia

Notice periods in Somali employment contracts can vary based on several factors, including the duration of employment and the specific terms agreed upon. Regardless, failing to abide by the stipulated notice period can lead to legal repercussions, including fines and legal suits. By availing of Breedj’s RPO services, you get meticulously researched, step-by-step guidelines that help you navigate the complexities of notice periods, ensuring you stay completely aligned with Somali labor laws.

Severance Pay in Somalia

Severance pay in Somalia is closely tied to an employee’s length of service and can involve intricate calculations. Ignoring or improperly executing these financial obligations can tarnish your organization’s reputation and may result in legal challenges. With Breedj’s comprehensive RPO solutions, we provide exhaustive guidelines and advisory services to ensure that your severance pay calculations are not only accurate but also fully compliant with local legal norms.

Breedj's platform

Current coverage

54 countries

Focus region


Salary payments

Supports multiple currencies

Time to market

Onboard workers in less than 24 hours

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What they say about Breedj

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Global expansion simplified

Confidently expand to Somalia

Breedj stands out as the preferred global employment solutions provider for several reasons, offering organizations a competitive edge with a range of scalable global employment solutions.

Cost effective

Drastically reduce administrative and overhead costs related to managing global employees.

100% compliant

Stay up to date with the ever changing global legislations, policies and local labor laws.

Peace of mind

Get direct access to our global employment experts to mitigate legal risks and penalties.

Fast-track market entry

Bypass the complexities associated with establishing a branch office or in-country.

Help emerging countries

Encourage growth and uplift lesser served regions by giving a job to talented remote professionals.

Support United Nations development goals

Directly support at least four sustainable development goals, simply by using our platform.