Employment policies

At Oyu Tolgoi, we are committed to good corporate values and ethical behaviour. Our corporate culture is based on safety, teamwork, respect, integrity, and excellence.

Our recruitment processes
We ensure fair and transparent recruitment practices. All applicants are provided with equal opportunities.
Our recruitment process begins with a position being identified and defined.
Positions are announced on our website under current vacancies.
Once the application deadline has passed, we initially screen all applications in accordance with the following process:

  • Job applications are screened against the selection criteria as described in the announcement
  • Applicants who pass the selection criteria will be invited to interview
  • References from previous employers will be checked

The selection committee comprises two or more members. A final decision is never made by a single person.
No fees are charged for applying for employment with Oyu Tolgoi.

Mongolian workforce
Oyu Tolgoi is committed to maximising the employment of Mongolian nationals, ensuring the best people are chosen for the right positions.
For the purpose of promoting and ensuring inclusion and gender equality/balance in the employment relations, Oyu Tolgoi LLC aims to provide an advantage to the local citizens, people with disability, and females in the recruitment process within the scope of its Long-Term Strategic Objectives in accordance with the applicable laws.
It is our policy to give hiring priority to Mongolians and residents of Umnugovi aimag. Over 96 per cent of Oyu Tolgoi’s workforce is Mongolian of which 25 per cent are from Umnugovi aimag.