Outpost Iraq Dubai is one of approximately 50 outposts worldwide. The organization is staffed by Shell partners and offers inside information and professional services on most aspects of living abroad. It supports employees, their partners and families facing the challenges of global mobility.

Outpost Iraq Dubai provides comprehensive information and advice on global relocation, career development, and repatriation. Together with our dedicated network of volunteers, we strive to contribute to your professional and personal well being.

Outpost Dubai Services:

  • Provide employees and their families with practical information about their current posting.
  • Offer candid and realistic suggestions for families on assignment.
  • Support families in cultural adjustment as they learn to appreciate their new home.
  • Advise on employment, professional development, language and academic opportunities.
  • Manage a network of volunteers in welcoming expatriate families.
  • Organize networking events for both expatriates and repatriates.
  • Hold information morning for all new arrivals.
  • Produce and distribute electronic newsletters.


The Newsletter

Packed with information about expatriate living in Dubai - what's happening in Outpost & Shell, who's coming and going, upcoming events in the city, Arts & Entertainment, FAQ's, Recommendations, Weather Forecasts and reviews, Global Diary, Finances, Classified Advertising & special reports.
Emailed to all subscribers at the beginning of each month.

The Inside Guide

Distributed as part of the Outpost / Shell / Crown Welcome Package, it highlights the support, courses and services available to you in the first months of your settling-in. Also includes important contact details, hospital locations and a number of 'fast facts' to help you settle into the Dubai lifestyle a little quicker.


The Careers and Development Guide

Advice for partners of Shell employees who wish to work, study or otherwise develop their skills or career during their time in Dubai. Detailed information on permit formalities, job searching, self-employment, voluntary work and adult education.
Just ask us for a copy

The Magazine

A Global Outpost Services publication posted to all subscribers every quarter.
It contains articles written by Shell expats about their lives, experiences and thoughts from locations across the world. Whatever you're feeling about your current posting, you're not alone.


Outpost Dubai

Focal point: Focal Point Outpost Iraq/Dubai
Office hours: Sun to Thurs 8:30 to 12:30 Weekend: Fri/ Sat
Languages: English, Dutch.
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