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Being Central Romania's most important city, Brasov provides a variety of professional opportunities. Find out, in this article, how to land a job in this city.

Brasov is one of Romania's biggest cities. Thanks to its central location, it can rival Bucharest when it comes to the level of development, infrastructure, and foreign interest. Thanks to the numerous economic activities that take place there, the city provides a variety of career prospects for foreigners as well as plenty of opportunities for investment. Therefore, you should not have much trouble in making up your mind to settle there, whether to work or for business purposes.


Thirty years ago, Brasov used to be one of Romania's most industrialised cities. Over the years, industry let its place to other activities. Nowadays, the city's economy relies on various fields, namely services, tourism, as well as small and medium enterprises (SMEs), which are involved in different fields. However, some of these, such as the Autoliv Romania which is active in the automotive field, GlaxoSmithKline in pharmaceutical products, as well as cosmetic and textile industries also make a significant contribution to the city's economy till now.

Today, among the major companies operating in Brasov you have Autoliv Romania, SELGROS Cash & Carry, Europharm Holding and Schaeffler Romania, etc. Note that Autoliv Romania is one if the biggest companies operating in the field of manufacturing security bags, airbags, and other equipment. SELGROS Cash & Carry, for its part, is a group of hypermarkets with an outlet in Brasov. Europharm Holding distributes pharmaceutical products in Romania.

Labour market

Brasov is rather open towards foreign expertise in various fields given the strong presence of services and tourism in the city. In fact, most companies actually prefer to hire candidates having a good knowledge of one or more foreign languages such as English, French, etc. — in addition to Romanian.

On the other hand, SMEs have been rapidly developing in the city replacing traditional industries. You can, thus, take advantage of the opportunities available and of the incentives aiming to ease the setup of small enterprises in the city either as a potential employee or business owner. Read about setting up a business in Romania.

Find a job

It is not difficult to find job vacancies in Brasov on the Internet. Indeed, various general and specialised job websites, as well as professional social networks and other virtual platforms, regularly advertise current job offers. You can also seek the help of Brasov's Departmental Employment Agency or of the National Employment Agency which can provide you with advice, tips and latest updates, free of charge.

Consider sending spontaneous job applications to major companies operating in the city once you have selected and enquired about these. Finally, unlike in many other countries and major cities, local newspapers still advertise job vacancies in their classified ads section.

 Useful links:

Brasov Departmental Employment Agency
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