Travelling Personal Trainer Sought for VIP Family in Qatar

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A VIP household in Qatar is now looking for a new long-term personal trainer to join their household staff.  Due to cultural requirements in Qatar itself, this role is only open to female candidates.

Package Offered

  • £60,000 - £120,000 gross per year – tax free
  • Accommodation provided.
  • One return flight home each year included

Family Background

A VIP Household in Qatar, who have a large family and travel regularly are now looking for a new long-term member of staff to work directly for the members of the household.  At the main residence, the family live, with their children, and as with all Middle Eastern VIP households, expect their household to be run to the highest degree.  They have a full gym, with all the latest equipment, plus swimming pools and state of the art treatment rooms.  They are keen to now secure a new long-term personal trainer to lead the family and guests into healthy and fit lifestyle habits.


You should be respectful and understanding of the Middle Eastern culture.  You should be a qualified personal trainer, who muscle training, body building and cross fit with other weight-based training to get excellent results.  You should have a varied background and be able to draw from a variety of areas in order to gain results.

You should be discreet and well mannered, and although you may have a social presence with your work, the family would expect you to be discreet with your own social online presence when working for the family, as they value a high level of privacy. 

You will regularly travel with the family around the world, and help with training the family, guests and visitors who come to the Palace. 

If you have any other additional qualifications, such as massage or rehab, then this is a bonus, but if you do not, and can just help advise the family members on recovery and rehab this is also key.

An interest in nutrition and understanding of what it takes to be healthy is important, and you can work with the family Chef’s to help advise for healthy eating.


This is a role in Qatar, and you will be provided private accommodation in the staff quarters on the palace grounds.


  • Sunday to Thursday (in Qatar the weekend is Friday and Saturday). 10 hour working day.
  • With arrangement you would work an extra half/full day, and the salary would increase pro-rata if you decided to work the extra half/day.
  • Overtime/time off in lieu will be arranged.


You must speak a good level of English to communicate with the family and the staff.

Special Skills

You should be a qualified personal trainer, and understand HIT/cross fit type style of training.

Start Date

The principal is interviewing now for the right candidate to start ASAP. We are recruiting safely with the COVID-19 government guidelines.

Posted on: 2 March 2021
Personal Trainer