Dubai & Middle East

Some of the world’s most exciting construction job vacancies are available in Dubai and other locations in the Middle East. Quantity Surveyors, Engineers, Project Managers, Planners and a variety of other construction professionals are needed for site and head office roles in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia.

Massive civil engineering infrastructure works are ongoing including major rail, bridge, road, tunnel, and water projects. Building construction, property and fit out professionals will also find some of the world’s most complex and fast track projects to work on.

Insights and Industry News

Maxim Insights

Finding Construction Jobs Abroad

If you are looking for overseas jobs in construction, here’s our quick guide on where to search and what to look out for.…

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Construction Disputes - New Challenges

October this year will mark my 11th anniversary with Maxim Recruitment. It’s been some journey! During such time I’ve predominantly recruited for Quantity Surveyors and construction disputes staff…

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Aviation Sector Overview

I’ve always felt that major airport projects hold a certain prestige within the construction industry. Expatriate construction professionals have been spoilt for choice on such projects within the International marketplace over recent years.…

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VAT in the UAE: How Will It Affect Construction?

Take a look at how the end to tax-free living in the Middle East will change the UAE construction business – everything from real estate to materials importation…

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Life as a Construction Professional Overseas

So you want to work abroad? We highlight some of the reasons many construction professionals are flocking to Hong Kong, Malaysia and the Middle East.…

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Industry News

Carillion-KPMG suit latest: "Any reasonably competent auditor would have detected misstatements"

The Official Receiver has filed its reply to KPMG’s defence in the ongoing £1.3bn legal battle over the latter’s auditing of failed construction group Carillion.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 28 November, 01:51

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Eight arrested in SA corruption investigation

Police in Cape Town have arrested eight people on suspicion of corruption in the construction sector.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 28 November, 11:58

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Four shortlisted for US$2.5bn Lagos bridge

The state government of Lagos, Nigeria, has shortlisted three bidders for the construction of the Fourth Mainland Bridge project.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 28 November, 11:51

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Retention almost as hard as recruitment for roofing contractors

Latest survey of roofing contractors reveals that it is getting hard and hard to find staff. Keeping them is tricky too.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 28 November, 08:48

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Government looks to widen insulation support

The government has launched a consultation on plans to widen the scope of its ECO4 support scheme to help more householders make their homes more energy efficient.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 28 November, 08:12

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