Almere is a city of ambition, with an incredibly strong entrepreneurial spirit and large numbers of businesses trading regionally, nationally and internationally. There are more than 19,500 businesses currently active in the city, employing more than 81,500 people, and these numbers are growing rapidly. The majority of companies are involved in sectors such as business services, wholesale and retail, and healthcare, followed by IT/tech and construction. Ample part-time and full-time jobs are available.

Work in Almere

Working in Almere

Almere’s economy connects directly to Amsterdam and other important regions within the Netherlands. Approximately half of the population works within the city boundaries, with the rest commuting to Amsterdam, Utrecht, The Hague and other cities. Thanks to its central location and exceptional transport connections, more than a million jobs are accessible within one hour of Almere.


This website was founded and run by expats. IamExpat is an English-language online media platform providing up-to-date information, job listings, housing services and lifestyle tips for internationals in the Netherlands since 2009. Take a look at the website and learn everything about working and living in the Netherlands as an expat.

IamExpat is the website of the UWV (Employee Insurance Agency), which is managed by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment. On the website, you can find job vacancies and information about work permits, and resources for finding a job. The information is available in English, German, French, Portuguese, Spanish and Russian.

Amsterdam Area Job Search

Search for English-language jobs in the Amsterdam Area via Amsterdam Job Search. There are many opportunities for non-Dutch speakers looking to work in the Amsterdam region, and unemployment in the Netherlands is amongst the lowest in the EU, so the odds of finding a job are in your favour.

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IN Amsterdam

Almere is an official partner of IN Amsterdam (International Newcomers Amsterdam), an organisation dedicated to assisting international newcomers with settling into life in the region. IN Amsterdam’s one-stop-shop services ensure an easy transition for companies and their highly skilled migrant employees, along with scientific researchers, entrepreneurs and graduates. Along with immigration procedures and permits (including the startup visa), registration with the municipality, the 30% tax ruling, IN Amsterdam provides a wealth of information in English on a variety of topics, hosts drop-in helpdesks and holds regular seminars on topics such as housing, schools and starting a business. Photo: Niels Blekemolen