Genuine Overseas Recruitment Agencies in Nigeria

If you seek to work abroad, you’ll need this list of Genuine Overseas Recruitment Agencies in Nigeria. Read on to find out more.

Over time, the economy of Nigeria has lost its strength forcing citizens to seek means of lively hood and/or standard education outside the country. Hence, this has led to the increase in recruitment scams by fake overseas recruitment agencies in Nigeria.

We have taken it upon ourselves to compile a list of some of the genuine overseas recruitment agencies in Nigeria. While we hope that this list gives you good options to pick from, we also want to encourage you to do your research before trusting your money and/or plans to any agency.

How to Travel Overseas from Nigeria

There’re several ways to achieve overseas travel; the most common being through student/education visa or work visa.

However, there are some genuine overseas recruitment agencies in Nigeria that you can apply to for a job, and if you meet their requirements, they could get you job placement in any of the foreign countries they are operating in.

Though we would be talking about genuine and trusted overseas recruitment agencies, you need to be vigilant to identify those that pose as overseas recruitment agencies when they’re not.

Genuine Overseas Recruitment Agencies in Nigeria

1)  Adecco

Adecco Group is one of the world’s leading recruitment agencies; they provide more than 700,000 people with temporary and permanent contract employment every day while having more than 33,000 employees in 60 countries. They also assist small and growing business with basic techniques that can help them adapt to the ever-changing global economy.

Address: Plot 634 Adeyemo Alakija St. Victoria Island Lagos” or “98 Awolowo road S/W Ikoyi Lagos State” and you can check out their LinkedIn profile “Adecco Nigeria”.

2) International Labor Organization (ILO)

The International Labour Organization is a United Nations agency whose mandate is to advance social and economic justice through setting international labour standards. Founded in October 1919 under the League of Nations, it is the first and oldest specialized agency of the UN.

ILO seeks staff of the highest standards of professional competence, efficiency and integrity. Particular importance is given to selecting staff of diverse geographical origin, gender and age. We encourage applications from qualified women and men, including those with disabilities. The working languages of the ILO are English, French and Spanish.

If you are interested in working for the ILO, please consult the current vacancies which are updated regularly. To apply for a job, you will need to create an account, which will allow you to submit your application online. We do not accept CVs submitted via e-mail.

Address: 61 Jose Marti St, Asokoro, Abuja, Phone: 0809 599 5926

3) Hays

Hays is a leading global specialist recruitment group. They are experts in recruiting professionals who are qualified and have the desired/required skill set across a wide range of specialized industries. They also operate across private and public sectors and give out permanent and temporary contract employment.

On their website, they claim that they place someone for a job every passing minute in a day. Over 6,200 people make up their global team working in 33 countries.

From time to time they recruit talents to work in the U.K, USA, and Canada.

Contact: +44 (0) 20 3978 2520

4) Reed Specialist Recruitment

Reed specializes in the recruitment of contract and permanent staff. They have 350 offices worldwide and employ 3,000 people at a specific time.

Their vision is to deliver the best recruitment expertise anywhere through humans energy, adequate technology and service excellence.

To get jobs from Reed Specialist Recruitment, you’ll have to sign up on their website.

Contact: Academy Court, 94 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1DT, Phone: 0333 240 8510

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5) Antal International

Antal was formed in 1993 and has rapidly grown across the globe. They provide expertise across various major markets including;

  • Information technology
  • Transport
  • Industrial and chemical engineering
  • Construction
  • Energy

Contact: 8 Swanstead, Basildon, SS16 4PE, UK, +447960884175

6) Asoria Group

Asoria group is one of the very best overseas recruitment agencies you can find out there. Asides from providing overseas recruitment opportunities they also provide candidates with the perfect opportunities to work from home making it more captivating for those looking for extra cash to start something more permanent even while at home.

Address: 91 Waterloo Rd, London SE1 8RT, United Kingdom, Phone: +44 20 3640 2130

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Pick a Recruitment Agency?

For an agency to pick you or recruit you, there’re certain skill set that you must possess. Here are some points to consider when picking from the list of genuine overseas recruitment agencies in Nigeria.

  • Shared interest
  • The sector you wish to work i.e. if available
  • Your competency
  • What stage you are in your career
  • Recommendation
  • If you are seeking permanent, temporary, or contract opportunities.
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How Do Recruitment Agencies Work?

All recruiting agencies have their method of operation. Irrespective of the processes, they all work and function following the same basis. Recruiting agencies such as or are known for doing more job listings thereby helping organization/ companies do the work of seeking and recruiting qualified workers.

Agencies that don’t recruit directly and those that recruit directly follow the process explained below;
  • Firstly, the agency receives job listings from companies or organizations that have vacancy(ies).
  • The agency puts out vacancies for prospective employees to apply.
  • Next, they shortlist candidates; this is done by searching, screening the CVs and resumes of the candidates that happen to be the best fit for the open position.
  • Then the agency sets an interview for the shortlisted candidates.
  • After the interview, successful candidates will be informed and may pass through a second interview with the company or organization as directed by the company.
  • Finally, successful candidates from the last interviews will be offered employment.

Conclusion on Genuine Overseas Recruitment Agencies in Nigeria

The rate of flusters parading themselves as recruiting agencies for oversea jobs in Nigeria has been on the high side. It is therefore imperative that before you transfer your details to individuals posing as recruiting agencies, you have to ensure you check and confirm if that agency is registered and authorized. If you must trust any, please, always confirm from third party websites before you make any deposit.

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