Top 10 recruitment agencies in Dubai and UAE

recruitment agencies in Dubai

Recruitment agencies in Dubai have been playing important roles in the Dubai job market. Since Dubai adopted the western model of development many industries established their regional office in Dubai because of the geographical advantages.

The United Arab Emirates is a country, consisting of 7 emirates one of them is Dubai which is the most renown place in the world.

Not only Dubai has located at the center of the world business map but also it is a city with the strongest economy that has been rapidly developing for the last 15 years.

UAE is not far from Asia, Europe, and Africa, so that, the companies can supply their products within time by using the sea route which is still cheaper than other transportation systems.

Another reason Dubai succeeded to become a world trading hub from a desert city is investor-friendly policies. When national and international companies emerged in the Dubai industries market they need a workforce to conduct business activities each and every day.

The rapidly growing job markets attract the world’s most powerful recruitment agency result in that thousands of manpower consultancy in Dubai are created.

If you are searching for the top recruiters in Dubai this post will give you the information regarding top international and national agencies that have tremendous experienced about the UAE job market.

Why Dubai is popular for employment?

Dubai has become the most popular destination for Asian, Arabs and Africans youth to search for the employment opportunity because of many factors some of them are

  1. The higher salary compares to other Gulf countries.
  2. Low crime rate
  3. Cultural tolerance
  4. Liberal policy
  5. Tax-free income

Dubai’s economy had been heavily depended on oil-exporting for many years. When Dubai faced the economic crises in 2008 The government made a plan to diversify its economy from oil prices to tourism, services and business sectors.

The positive outcome of economic diversification. today 10% of Dubai GDP originates from the service sector, another positive thing is to create a lot of job in the market.

The recruitment process in Dubai.

The recruitment process of new staff for an organization completes in 3 steps in UAE.

  1. Job advertising:-The companies of UAE mostly reach talented candidates through advertising the opening in the magazine, online job portal or send the demand letter to the manpower agency in Different countries.
  2. Shortlisted candidates for an interview:- The candidates can apply for a job online or drop the application to the office. The company in the UAE or the representative agent of your country shortlist the few candidates for the interview.
  3. Selection and visa process:- The employer companies select the successful candidate through the interview for the position. The documentation and visa approval process will go on for a few days or in a few months.

To expand the efficiency in hiring, the top companies in Dubai gives the recruitment task to job recruitment consultancy in Dubai.

The highest global recruitment agencies situated in Dubai.
  1. BAC middle east:

Among the recruitment agencies in Dubai, This company is the oldest and was established in 1979. In other word, It is the longest-running recruitment agency in the UAE. Out of the 40 years’ experience in the recruitment sector, It has developed a new, highly specialized recruitment service which is most sophisticated and most useful for both employers and jobseekers.

This is the first company in the world that received the ISO 9001 certificate in the recruitment sector. The agency hires entry-level, mid-career and experienced professionals in the accounting, sales, administrative, and engineering sectors, etc.


Dubai International Financial Center

P O Box 506798, Dubai, UAE.

Tel: 9714 – 4398500


2. Robert Half.

Robert Half is an international recruitment firm based in the United State and has an office in Dubai. It does not only provide recruitment services but also consulting services to employer companies and candidates to meet their fit.

The company recruits the employees on behalf of their clients mostly accounting, financing, human resource, IT and executives, etc. The firm also consults the company for staffing and researching the workplace culture.

Working with Robert Half,  the job hunting professions benefit from salary guidance, recruitment advice, and career development tips through highly specialist in the job market.


Gate Village 1, Level 1 P.O. Box 482100

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Telephone: +971 (0) 4 382 6700


 3. Antal International Ltd

There is no doubt that Dubai has accommodated the world most powerful recruitment agencies in its job market. The rising economy had increased recruitment activities quantitatively but providing quality service in the recruitment process was an urgent needed in UAE.

To fulfill this gap Antal international came to the UAE and now has an office in the heart of Dubai. Antal International Ltd is an international recruitment firm that has a presence in many countries in the world.

The Britain based recruitment firm offers expert services to both employers and candidates to make easy for the hiring process. The agency provides international recruitment services in UAE, in addition, it offers retained executive search and selection.


Office 601, Liberty House,

Dubai International Financial Centre – Dubai

Phone:04 439 8500


4. Michael Page

Michel page was founded in the United Kingdom in 1976 by Michael Page and Bill McGregor. The company which put accounting in stable situations in the United Kingdom and now a days they have offices globally.

Although the company primarily focused on accounting and financing, these days  it provides the recruitment and expertise services in;

  • Banking & Financial,
  • Construction,
  • Cybersecurity,
  • Engineering & Manufacturing,
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences,
  • Human Resources,
  • Information Technology,
  • Legal,
  • Office Support,
  • Oil & Gas,
  • Procurement & Supply Chain,
  • Real Estate & Facilities Management,
  • Sales & Marketing, etc.


Dubai International Financial Center

Office No.202, Al Fattan Currency House Tower 1

The United Arab Emirates

Phone:04 709 0300


5. Jerry Varghese

Jerry Varghese is another international recruitment agency in Dubai not from the western countries. It is one of the leading recruitment agencies in India has opened an office in Dubai because of the high demand for Indian workers in the UAE.

Out of 204 nationalities in UAE, Indian has occupied first place in working visas, business visas, and residential visas.  Jerry Varghese provides the specialist recruitment services for the overseas job and helps Indian nationals to relocate different countries by giving them all travel requirement information.

The Agency provides the recruitment opportunity for non-skilled, semi-skilled and skilled workers for the overseas assignment.


Jumeirah Lakes Towers Dubai

Phone:04 455 0400


6. Charterhouse

Charterhouse middle east is an international corporate recruitment firm in Dubai and has another office in Abu Dhabi. The firm always publishes the salary guidance and job market report with ‘Nadia’ which is another recruitment agency in the MENA region.

The company has a presence in MENA (middle east and north Africa) for the last 10yrs and heavily evolving in talent acquisition. It provides the market specialized job consultancy in Dubai.


P.O. Box 75972
Suite 903 Maze Tower,
Sheikh Zayed Road,
Dubai, U.A.E

T: + 971 4 372 3500


Nadia is a leading recruitment and consultancy firm in the UAE, Established in 1983. the company has become the most reliable agency from the perspective of job seekers and employers. Although recruitment jobs in Dubai have become critical tasks it offers simple recruitment and expert advising services to the hiring companies.

The Nadia has four offices across the UAE, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah From where the hiring goes for the candidate in;

  • Accounting & Finance,
  • Banking & Insurance,
  • Customer Service,
  • Education/Teaching,
  • Engineering & Technical,
  • Healthcare & Medical Hospitality,
  • and Legal Department, etc.


Abu Dhabi

Salam Street

Al Mansour Tower

+ 971 2 677 4031


8. is an online recruitment job portal was founded in 2000 in UAE.  Now, the simple job portal has turned out to the most trusty and regarded online recruitment agencies in Dubai as well as the Pan-Arab Region.

Throughout the years this agency has won the various award of recognition including  Recognized at the World Economic Forum 2014, Best Workplaces in Asia Awards, 2015, Business of the Year 2012 and Best SME awards as well.

The most trusty online job portal provides paid job posting services to the employers and free sign up for the job seekers but you can write your professional CV on the website if you pay the least amount of money.


United Arab Emirates – Dubai


9. GulfTalent 

Gulf talent is another leading online recruitment portal in the UAE, Founded in 2005. The agency has won the trust of 9000 largest corporate companies and 250000 job seekers. Achieved remarkable success in transforming the Gulf region from traditional to online recruitment it has started offering the expert advising services to the candidates and the companies.

The portal was founded by a team of young professionals in various sectors including banking and finance, sales, construction, and IT and engineering, etc.

After establishing a physical office in Dubai The agency delivers the recruitment services, training, events organization and salary guidelines in the middle east.


10. is not an autonomous online job portal but you can search for the thousands of professional vacancies that are posted by the employer companies.

Although it has become the most popular website for the classified advertisements it comes in a list of recruitment agencies in Dubai because it has won the heart of millions of job seekers and thousands of employers.

At the present time, Dubizzle has become the most common for online recruitment services in Dubai. The employers post the openings and job seekers apply for the positions, now the categorized website functions as a board where talents come across employers and employers encounter talents.



Even though there are many recruitment agencies in Dubai these above 10 are the most trusty international and national recruitment agencies in the UAE. Searching for a  job online can land you on hand of the scammer but working with a reliable recruitment agency can be the better way you apply for your job-hunting work.

Great thank you for reading this post, at last, I would like to request you to share your experience with these companies through commenting or sending the email to me.

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Hello, everyone, I am Ranga Singh the founder of For the past 17yrs, I worked in aboard. Now, I have been researching the job market, especially in the Gulf region. The main purpose of the website is to give information, advice, and guidance to the people about the job, education visa and travel. I want to support young people for a happy and successful career.


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