Since 2008, Departer's Dubai Hub is strategically situated at the heart of the MEAI region and serves as the optimal interface for Executive Search.
At Departer we understand the unique challenges and opportunities presented by the vibrant MEAI region. With over 15 years of experience in Executive Search and a deep understanding of local markets, we are the ideal partner for recruiting top executives in this region.
Our on-the-ground experts possess detailed knowledge of the markets in the Gulf States, the broader MENA region, Africa and India and understand the nuances of international collaboration. Our expertise and connections help you to attract the right leadership and executives for your company.
Our experienced consulting team in Dubai and our extensive network enable us to successfully fill key positions with a focus on the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain and Oman.
Market Leadership Presence: As the German market leader in regional headhunting in the Middle East and with strong presence in the UAE, Departer successfully fills leadership positions throughout the MEAI region.
Multinational Candidate Portfolio: Our multinational talent pool and connections in the DACH community make us the first choice for Executive Search across the entire region.
Valuable Market Insights: As the official publisher of the AHK and Departer HR and salary reports, we provide insight into salary structures and labor laws in the MEAI region – an essential support for establishing or expanding a company.
Strong Network: Active presence at local events and partnerships with leading institutions, associations and partner companies in adjacent industries.
Departer Management Roundtable in Dubai where MEAI region leaders meet, network and discuss current developments and business trends in the Middle East, Africa and India.
Language and Cultural Competence: Departer's multilingual (including Arabic) German HR consultants have years of regional experience and a deep understanding of local business practices.
Cross-Industry Knowledge: Departer provides cross-industry expertise. Our diverse clientele enables our consultants to effectively fill key positions in various sectors.
Individual Consultation: Departer offers tailored customer consultation with experienced recruiters and consultants based in Germany and the UAE to ensure strategic workforce planning.
Departer has developed outstanding headhunting quality over two decades by fusing German precision with the local market dynamics of the MEAI region. This unique combination allows us to maintain the high standards of the German economy and also provide locally adapted solutions for optimal results.
A deep understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities in the MEAI region enables us to set standards in the Executive Search sector and offer our clients a first-class recruitment experience.
Departer is your reliable partner for German excellence in Executive Search in the MEAI region.
With our extensive experience, we have built a close-knit network with stakeholders in other sectors, serving as a multiplier for companies in every aspect of expansion or local business development in MEAI.
We connect businesses with experts including German law firms, experts in company start-ups, contacts to free zones in the United Arab Emirates, etc.
Departer additionally provides an exclusive platform for high-ranking, multinational leaders in the MEAI region with regular management roundtables in Dubai to discuss current developments and trends in the Middle East, Africa and India.
Our longstanding partnerships enable us to provide a unique perspective and excellent resources for your entrepreneurial success.
Budgeting process - Does your company's salary structure align with market conditions in the United Arab Emirates?
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For further information on labor law in the UAE, we recommend our Labor Law Guide created in collaboration with the renowned law firm Schlüter Graf. This guide offers detailed insights into the labor regulations in the UAE.
Download the guide for free here.
Departer is the market leader in the MEAI region and your partner in effective executive search. Benefit from our market expertise, local presence in the Dubai Hub and a strong network.
Departer has established itself as a reliable partner in Executive Search in the MEAI region with the successful placement of leadership and C-suite positions, including CEO, CFO and other management roles. Our extensive experience, combined with a deep understanding of leadership and C-level recruitment, has earned the trust of reputable companies and institutions. We have successfully completed numerous search mandates in MEAI, ranging from managing directors for subsidiaries of global corporations to country managers for the market entry of medium-sized companies.
Schedule a non-binding consultation appointment with our market expert for HR projects in MEAI.
Managing Partner MEAI
Jumeirah Business Center Tower 1 (Cluster G)
Office 2308 | Jumeirah Lakes Towers