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Your future in Dubai

Dubai is a stunning city in the United Arab Emirates know for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture and a level nightlife scene with Burj Khalifa, an 830m tower dominating the skyscraper-filled skyline.

Dubai is indeed one of the best places to live and work with the life work balance almost perfect.

However as the city and country booms it is now experiencing a significant skills shortage in all occupations.

In the construction sector alone there is a shortage of highly skilled professionals with some local experience. In particular those with a degree in architecture, civil engineering and a post-graduate degree in finance, international business and real estate are impossible to find.

Accordingly to the latest survey in Dubai around 40% of companies are struggling to hire for positions like development directors, directors of planning and strategy and cost control professionals.

Over the last few days, companies in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Ajman have posted around 3000 new vacancies up by 400 from last week and the range from Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, to foreman, draftsmen and crane operators with demand for Sales Executives, Outdoor Salespeople and in-store salespeople also highly sought after.

There are also many opportunities for the who want to work as receptionists administrators and clerks.

Key occupations in demand are Accountants, Financial Modellers and Finance business partners across real estate and development, fast-moving consumers goods and logistics industries.

Starting salaries for professional roles in Finance and Accounting, Financial Services, technology and administration in the UAE will rise by over 35 over the next year.

In Technology the adoption of emerging technologies, ERP platforms and mobile solutions is driving demand for talented technology professionals with the following occupations in high demand

  • Senior System Analysts
  • System Administrators
  • Senior Technical Support Specialists
  • Database Administrators
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Networking Architects
  • Network Engineers

Of course with Talent in so much demand there is also a significant demand for HR specialists including

  • HR Directors
  • Heads of Recruitment
  • Talent Specialists Compensation and Benefits Managers
  • Learning and Development Managers

and much more.

Now is the time to head to Dubai to live and work and to take that first step register today on Back 4 Good your future in Dubai or send your cv to greg@back4good.ie and we will take it from there for you.