Human Resources

Origo employs a talented group of specialists who assist customers in improving their operations, performance and security. Our goal in human resources is to be a highly sought after workplace in order to attract the best talent available. To achieve that goal, we have established an ambitious human resources strategy founded on our three core values: Combined Strength, Service Vision and Professional Audacity.


Origo places great emphasis on hiring the most qualified people available. Our recruitment process is thorough and professional and we pride ourselves in offering an attractive work environment and competitive terms.

We look to recruit a broad group of people with diverse skills and technical knowledge.

You can see current job openings here, but if you do not see a job that suits your particular skills, you can submit a general application.

Human Resources

Human Resources

Social activities

We employ a diverse and vibrant group of people who make Origo a more fun place to work. There are various events available for employees all year around which are either organised by Origo or by the Origo employee association, STARIGO.


These include the annual celebration, family day, Easter bingo, Christmas events, a Halloween party, and various club activities.

Career development

Origo aims to offer targeted career development which involves advancing employees' skills and may include long-term development, e.g. changed tasks or job responsibilities, or transfer to another position.


We also offer our staff a broad range of courses, both remote and in-person. Moreover, we support and encourage our staff to take initiative and responsibility for their own knowledge and skills.


Origo is committed to raising awareness of the importance of living a healthy life and to promote the health and safety of its employees. 

Partnership with Heilsuvernd (Health Care), which provides our employees with access to various health-related services
We offer a first-class canteen with a wide range of options
We promote health-related prevention
We promote a healthy work-life balance
Excellent facilities for work and leisure


We promote environmentally friendly commuting with commuter subsidies
We support and encourage our employees to exercise
Employees receive gold terms in our store
Excellent facilities and first-class tools and equipment for work
Excellent canteen


Regular workplace assessments
Entertainment committees
Happy employees put in more effort, come up with better ideas and are more creative; positive communication is vital
Employees contribute to job satisfaction


We sort all waste
We minimise food waste
We use electric scooters and bicycles to attend nearby meetings.
We promote environmentally friendly commuting, e.g. with a transportation contract


It is Origo's goal to promote equal opportunities regardless of gender, age or race. Through an active gender equality policy (pdf) and plan, Origo strives to utilize the talents and skills of employees in the most efficient way, for the benefit of Origo and its employees.


We have received BSI's equal pay certification.


Origo's goal is to be a highly sought after place to work in order to attract the best talent available. We have established a remote work policy that supports this goal.


We ensure that employees have flexibility in their work to promote a better work-life balance
We provide conditions that allow for better concentration, quietness and air quality
We contribute to society by minimising our carbon footprint and through robust infection prevention and control

Job Opportunities

Origo places great emphasis on only hiring the most qualified talent available. There is a great deal of competition for talent in the field in which Origo operates, and so it is vital to have in place a robust recruitment process where professionalism and integrity are the priority.

You will find current job openings on our job application site, see the below list. You can also fill out a general application.

Information on the treatment of applicants' personal data.

Helpful advice for applicants

We offer helpful advice to applicants on how to write an effective CV and how to prepare for the job interview.


The most important thing is to write a professional and clear CV

We recommend that you list your work experience/education in a chronological order with the most recent on top
Make sure that all dates are correct
List the positions you have held and provide a brief description of each position
It is good to add your photo to the CV, although not necessary
Highlight your strengths and abilities such as computer knowledge, languages and other skills that are useful for the position being applied for
Include references and specify whether they can be contacted or if you should be notified in advance
It is very important to have someone read over your CV to get feedback and review spelling
Once you have written your CV in Word, it is advisable to save it as a PDF file or use a ready-made template such as those available at

How do I prepare for a job interview?

Show up on time
Research the company beforehand, e.g. by reading the information on its website
Make sure you know the qualifications and requirements of the job and be ready to answer questions pertaining thereto
Firmly shake the hand of the person receiving you (do not squeeze)
Look at the interviewer when you speak
Do not bring gum, food or drink with you
Smart dressing and cleanliness are advised 
A smile and a positive attitude help create a good impression

Good luck!

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Store at Borgartún 37105 Reykjavík
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