Recruitment Agencies in UAE: A Comprehensive Guide [2024]

Last Updated on July 9, 2024 by Vadim


Dubai is a thriving hub of commerce and industry in the Middle East, necessitating the need for top-notch recruitment agencies to help businesses find the best talent. Here’s a detailed overview of some of the leading recruitment companies in Dubai, categorised by their specialisation and industry focus.

List of Recruitment Agencies

Adecco Middle East

Specialization: General recruitment and personnel management
Details: Adecco Middle East provides a range of services including temporary and permanent staffing, career transitions, and talent development.
Contact: Office 1206, Marina Plaza, Dubai Marina Road, P.O. Box 103949, Dubai, UAE | +971 4 368 7900 | |

Al Fursan Recruitment

Specialization: General recruitment services
Contact: P. O. Box 105079, Abu Dhabi, UAE | +971 2 443 7432 |

BAC Middle East

Specialization: Comprehensive staffing solutions across diverse industries
Details: With over 40 years of experience, BAC Middle East is committed to delivering exceptional service and building long-term relationships with its clients.

Be Discovered

Specialization: General recruitment services
Contact: 3906 Jumeirah Bay X3, Cluster X. Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai, UAE | |

Black Grey HR

Specialization: General recruitment services
Contact: +971 4 287 8379 | |

Career Hub

Specialization: General recruitment services
Contact: Creative Tower, Office number 1406, Hamad Bin Abdulla Rd, Fujairah City Center, Fujairah, UAE | +971 52 323 2309 | |


Specialization: Healthcare and education industries
Details: Cassia prioritizes understanding individuals and businesses, connecting them based on shared values. They specialize in recruitment and comprehensive consulting solutions in healthcare and education.
Contact: Emirates Tower, Level 41. P.O Box 31303, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai – UAE | +971 4 319 7474 | |

Charterhouse UAE

Specialization: Legal, banking, and retail
Details: With a track record of success, Charterhouse UAE is a preferred recruitment partner for organizations seeking top talent.
Contact: P.O. Box 75972, Suite 903 Maze Tower, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, U.A.E | +971 4 372 3500 | |

Decision Management Consultants

Specialization: Consulting services in retail, FMCG, TMT, Oil & Gas, real estate, healthcare
Details: DMC offers tailored solutions rooted in extensive industry experience, specifically catering to the GCC, Africa, and Indian subcontinent markets.
Contact: 601, Hamid Bin Soughat Building, Opp. Crown Plaza Hotel, Salahuddin Road, Deira, Dubai PO Box: 82961, UAE | +971-4-262 4023 | |

Dragon Recruiting

Specialization: General recruitment services
Contact: Sharjah Media City, Sharjah, UAE | |


Specialization: Stevedoring and environmental solutions
Details: Dulsco provides innovative solutions that empower communities to excel, operate sustainably, and achieve optimal outcomes.
Contact: 26th Street, Al Quoz Industrial Area 4, P.O Box 6238, Dubai, UAE | +971 4 340 4660 | |

Education 1st Recruitment

Specialization: Education sector
Contact: The Fujairah Office, P.O. Box 4422, Creative Tower, Hamad Bin, Mohammed Street, Fujairah, UAE | |

Engage Selection

Specialization: Various industries
Contact: Oaks liwa hights unit 2803 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates | +971 55 109 8794

Gulf Education

Specialization: Education sector recruitment
Contact: P.O. Box: 33366, Abu Dhabi, UAE | +971 2 886 4877 | |

Hays UAE

Specialization: Construction, engineering, and healthcare
Details: Hays UAE leverages its global presence and local market knowledge to provide tailored recruitment solutions that meet the evolving needs of businesses in the UAE.

Inspire Selection

Specialization: HR, sales, marketing, and administration
Details: Inspire Selection is a boutique recruitment agency that delivers high-quality talent acquisition services.
Contact: Level 14, Boulevard Plaza Tower 1, Emaar Boulevard, Dubai, UAE | +971 4 368 0852 | |


Specialization: Various industries
Contact: Mazaya Business Avenue BB1 Tower, Office 1603 JLT, Dubai, UAE | +971 4 421 3490 | |

Kawader HR Consultancy

Specialization: Various industries
Contact: Room No. 1502, 15th Floor, Arabian Company Building – Airport Rd – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates | +971 2 691 9000 | |

ManpowerGroup Middle East

Specialization: Comprehensive workforce solutions
Details: ManpowerGroup offers a wide range of services, from temporary and permanent recruitment to workforce solutions, across various sectors including technology, finance, and healthcare.
Contact: Dubai Internet City, Building 1, Office 204, PO Box 26359, Dubai, UAE | +971 4 391 0460 | |

Mark Williams

Specialization: Executive search and recruitment advisory
Contact: 303, Building 1, Bay Square, Business Bay, Dubai, UAE | +971 4 447 1785 | | markwilliams.aeMichael Page Dubai

Michael Page UAE

Specialization: Executive search and recruitment
Details: Michael Page UAE specializes in placing top-tier professionals in roles across various sectors, including finance, marketing, and technology.

Nadia Recruitment and Training

Specialization: General recruitment and training services
Details: Nadia Recruitment has played a vital role in shaping the careers of thousands of professionals in the region since 1983.
Contact: One Lake Plaza, Floor 36 Cluster T, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai, UAE | +971 4 447 2599 | |

Parker Connect

Specialization: Engineering, banking, finance, IT, telecom, healthcare, construction, real estate, sales, marketing, legal, automotive, and FMCG
Details: Parker Connect offers superior recruitment services for job seekers and regional organizations.
Contact: Millennium Executive Tower – 103 Sheikh Zayed Rd, Trade Centre, Trade Centre 1, Dubai, UAE | +971 4 355 7222 | |

Reeqwest HR Consultancy Solutions DWC LLC

Specialization: General recruitment services
Contact: Meydan FZ, Nad Al Sheba 1, Dubai, UAE | +971 4 585 4781 | |

Robbert Murray & Associates

Specialization: Executive search
Details: Robbert Murray Associates is a premier boutique executive search agency with a global presence, offering unparalleled international recruitment services.
Contact: P.O.Box 124891, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, U.A.E | +971 4 341 8727 | |

Robert Half UAE

Specialization: Finance, accounting, and technology
Details: Robert Half UAE is renowned for its industry expertise and personalized approach to matching candidates with suitable roles.


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Recruitment Awards Winners: Celebrating Excellence

The Candidate Experience Award

Winner: VHR

Judges’ Comment: VHR impressed the judges by proving the return on investment in ethical recruitment, DE&I embedded talent solutions, and its training and thought leadership to upskill candidates.
Finalists: Guildhall, Marc Ellis, Target HR Services & UMATR

The DE&I Award

Winner: Mark Williams Recruitment

Judges’ Comment: Judges praised Mark Williams as they are a champion of DEI and emiratisation, demonstrating genuine inclusion and impressive metrics from revenue to retention from their successful implementation of innovative strategies and initiatives, including its emirati careers fares.
Finalists: Marc Ellis, Parisima Talent & Target HR Services

The Contract Recruitment Company of the Year

Winner: VHR

Judges’ Comment: VHR continue to demonstrate outstanding and comprehensive service. They are taking on client challenges as their own, and are clearly agile to their needs, with an exemplary training proposition to create talent as well as sourcing it.
Finalists: NES Fircroft, Salt & TASC Outsourcing

The Best Recruitment Company for Emiratisation

Winner: Mark Williams Recruitment

Judges’ Comment: Mark Williams is recognised and respected as a specialist agency with a core strength in emiratisation that is clearly putting customers’ needs at the forefront, has strong brand differentiation for clients and candidates so it’s embedded in culture and service.
Finalists: TASC Outsourcing

The Growth Recruitment Company of the Year

Winner: VHR

Judges’ Comment: VHR impressed judges with its agility and innovation, adapting to client expectations with new, high-value talent solutions to drive not only outstanding growth but profit with purpose.
Highly Commended: NES Fircroft
Finalists: Parisima Talent, Robert Walters & Venture Search

The Talent Solutions Company of the Year

Winner: Marc Ellis

Judges’ Comment: Marc Ellis impressed judges with their strong focus on DEI and their academy to develop the expertise of their recruiters, who are valued by clients as strategic advisors. Marc Ellis demonstrated a truly inclusive culture, client-led innovation and value creation, and success in their ongoing expansion in the region.
Finalists: Fast Track Solutions & Hunters and Skipper LLC FZ

The Best Recruitment Company to Work For (Over 50 Employees)

Winner: Marc Ellis

Judges’ Comment: Marc Ellis demonstrated how autonomy and the empowerment of their people has driven innovation and its personalised training and development of personal brand has driven excellence in client delivery and growth.
Finalists: Robert Walters

In our latest blog article, we cover several key topics related to finding a job in the UAE. For those looking to enhance their job search strategies and improve their chances of landing a job, here are some essential reads:

  1. How to write a winning CV in 2024 (UAE)
  2. Strategies to Apply for a Job in Dubai & UAE (2024)