Hays Executive Search is a dedicated search and selection practice, that headhunts executives for senior, niche or hard-to-fill vacancies. As a specialised division of Hays, the leading global recruitment agency, we have unique access highly skilled individuals at senior levels – many of whom are not actively seeking their next career move.


Each member of our Executive team specialises in specific industries; awarding you with a partner who has knowledge of the market, skills required, and location of top talent. Our sectors include:

  • Aviation & Aerospace
  • Banking & Finance
  • Construction & Property
  • Consumer
  • Defence
  • Education
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Industrial
  • Infrastructure
  • Insurance
  • Legal
  • Life Sciences
  • Logistics & Supply Chain
  • Marine
  • Power & Energy
  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate
  • Technology



We place for organisations located across the Middle East and North Africa region – including the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia. Our search methology utilises the global scale of Hays to headhunt the highest calibre of candidates that match your requirements.

Executive Search location map, highlighted MENA region covered by Hays Executive Search UAE


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