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Vietnam is the place to be for anyone who plans on working abroad. The country has successfully climbed into HSBC’s list of top ten destinations for expatriates. Hanoi, the capital and economic center of the country, is one of the most popular places for expats to reside. With an estimated nominal GDP of US$32.8 billion, the city is the second most productive economic center of Vietnam. People are paid well and they are given salary increases. Also, the city offers a relatively low cost of living, which provides expats with far more spending power to enjoy everything the city has to offer.

As Vietnam’s center of commerce, most jobs for foreigners are found in global banks, investment companies, foreign retailer brands, and international schools. If you are wondering what the best and biggest companies to work for are in Hanoi, look no further. Here, we have listed three of the biggest companies in Hanoi for expatriates and apply for them on VietJobs

FPT Group

FPT Group is the largest information technology service company in Vietnam. Its core business focuses on the provision of ICT-related services. FPT group is known as a leader in several business areas in the country, including software exports, system integration, software development, IT services, and technology product distribution.  With a revenue of 23,214 billion VND in 2018, it is one of the biggest companies in Vietnam. It currently has more than 27,000 employees with over 1,400 foreign staff. FTP Group boasts a young, stable, and highly qualified workforce. In addition, the company also give their employee room to grow and develop themselves. Employees are given chances to do and learn many types of projects and technologies. The salary is also competitive with many benefits.

HANOI, VIETNAM – JUL 12, 2014: Front view of a mobile phone store of FPT Telecom in Hanoi capital. FPT is one of the biggest technology groups in Vietnam.


Vingroup is one of the biggest companies in Vietnam. It focuses on real estate development, retail, and services ranging from healthcare to hospitality. This company makes everything, from smartphones to schools, which results in a large job opportunity for both expats and locals. The minimum requirements for all foreign employees are relevant degrees and professional qualifications for the position. Depends on the employee’s position and qualification, the company provides a housing allowance or free shared accommodations. Although the company has numerous subsidiaries, most foreigners work in Vinschool or VinUni. Vinschool provides education from kindergarten, elementary school, middle school, to high school. VinUni is a university partnering with Cornwell University and the University of Pennsylvania. 


HSBC, one of the largest banking services in the world, is the first foreign bank to incorporate in Vietnam. Since then, the company has received numerous awards in Vietnam, including Best IPO in Vietnam 2018, Best Foreign Bank in Vietnam 2006 – 2012 and 2014 – 2019, as well as Best International Retail Bank of the Year 2016 – 2017 and 2019. The company offers a professional and collaborative working environment, good policy, chances for talented employees to develop, and good benefits. There is a range of opportunities for students and graduates. From work experience, apprenticeships, global internships, graduate programs, to entry-level positions are all available.