Head of Technology - Perm and Contract


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP222-3088

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Hays Middle East was established in December 2005 in Dubai and has become a respected market leader in mid to senior level recruitment across the MENA region.

We have specialist and experienced teams which cover: Accountancy & Finance, Banking, Construction, Property & Engineering, Emiratisation, HR, Technology, Legal, Life Sciences, Logistics & Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Office Support and Sales & Marketing. Executive Director level positions are handled by our dedicated Search practice. We also have an RPO division providing fully outsourced recruitment services to clients. A strong corporate function provides local expertise in finance, HR, IT and marketing. The team is a great mix of talent from around the world.

With offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, the business recruits for positions across the GCC and North Africa. Its sheer size, and the level of investment activity in this region, shows the immense opportunity for the further growth of Hays in the Middle East.

Your new role

Technology is Hays’ largest specialism globally, and it continues to be a key investment area for strategic growth in the Middle East. Head of Technology is a newly vacant role which leads both our Permanent and Contracting Technology teams. This is a fee-earning leadership role which reports to the Senior Operations Director.

You will be accountable for growing our Technology division by “leading from the front”; developing strong relationships with existing clients and overseeing a strategy of new client acquisition. You will also be managing and developing a team of consultants on our Permanent and Contracting desks whilst further scaling the team and creating a middle management layer.

The potential of the market here requires a leader who is ambitious to grow and seize market share through a strong client acquisition strategy, operational rigour, and specialisation. Your success will be measured on the headcount and revenue growth in both business streams over the next 12-24 months.


What you'll need to succeed

This role is for someone who shares the team vision and mission of becoming the leading Technology recruiter in the Middle East.

The successful candidate should be a Technology expert who is passionate and insightful about this sector. You will have a track record of leading and developing high-performance teams in IT contracting and/or perm.

This is an unique opportunity to grow a market-leading technology business in a region of unlimited potential, all whilst enjoying the fantastic lifestyle on offer in Dubai.

The successful applicant will also need to be:
• Highly motivated and sales driven
• Passionate about helping people flourish and achieve their career goals
• Keen to build a strong track record of exceeding targets
• Confident to establish new relationships
• Ambitious to achieve results and progress your career

Hays Benefits:
Here in the Hays Dubai office we have many great additional benefits alongside our attractive salary & uncapped monthly commission schemes. We have a flexible 'Work from Home' policy, free breakfast on Thursdays as well as casual dress, weekly prizes & Quarterly lunches!

About the Company

Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. We are the experts at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide.

Our Middle East office was founded in December 2005, headquartered in Dubai UAE. We deal with clients in the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and other key areas in the region. Our consultants sector-specific knowledge and unique understanding of the local market allows us to offer an exceptional level of service across all divisions.

We currently recruit for roles in the following sectors: Accounting & Finance, Architecture, Banking, Construction & Property, Engineering, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Logistics, Legal, Office Support, Oil & Gas, Life Sciences, Supply Chain & Procurement, and Sales & Marketing.

As part of our continuing expansion, we have opened a dedicated Abu Dhabi desk to further assist with our client needs across the region.

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