Finding the Right Talent for Your New Dubai Business Setup

Posted by Richard Poulter, Construction Recruitment Director, Hong Kong on Sunday, May 19, 2024

With the ubiquitous tower cranes peppering the skyline and from behind artful construction hoardings tall towers sprout along every avenue, it is true that Dubai never sleeps! It’s also not surprising that building contractors, fit out contractors and quantity surveying consultants are setting up new businesses in the emirate. When it comes to setting up a new construction business in a dynamic and competitive market like Dubai, one of the critical factors that can make or break your venture is the team that you assemble. Maxim Recruitment is here to help you!

Trusting Maxim Recruitment

Dubai's fast-paced economy, unique business culture, and strategic geographical location make it an attractive hub for foreign companies to come and establish an office. However, the challenge of finding the right talent that not only understands the local environment but can also bring global best practices, cannot be underestimated. This is where the expertise of a seasoned recruitment partner like Maxim Recruitment becomes invaluable. Maxim Recruitment has distinguished itself as a premier recruitment and executive search consultancy, specializing in sourcing top-tier talent for the construction, engineering, and property sectors. With an impressive track record in major markets around the world, Maxim Recruitment is uniquely positioned to address the recruitment needs of new businesses setting up in Dubai.

A Deep Understanding of the Dubai Market

Maxim Recruitment brings to the table an in-depth understanding of the Dubai market dynamics. This knowledge is critical in identifying quantity surveyors, construction managers, planning engineers and project managers who are not only the best in their field but are also a perfect fit for the Dubai market.  Maxim’s expertise extends to navigating the legal and cultural nuances of recruiting in the UAE, ensuring a smooth and compliant hiring process.

Please take a look at our jobs in Dubai that showcase the types of clients we represent in Dubai and a feel for the services we can provide you:

With regards to the legalities of business establishment, we have personally used and can highly recommend Charter House Lombard  for setting up a business in Dubai.

A Global and Local Talent Pool

One of the significant advantages of partnering with Maxim Recruitment is our access to both a global and local talent pool.

The need for construction professionals who can navigate both global and local landscapes is undeniable. Quantity Surveyors, Cost Managers, Construction Managers, and Project Managers who embody this dual expertise are invaluable assets to any project. Their ability to bridge the gap between universal best practices and the challenging realities of the local industry plays a critical role in ensuring the successful delivery of construction projects. For construction consultants aiming to excel on the global stage while making a local impact, prioritizing this blend of skills in their hiring practices is not just wise—it's essential!

Dubai demands a diverse and versatile workforce. Maxim's extensive network across the Middle East, as well as UK, Asia and the Americas ensures that your business in Dubai will be staffed with professionals who bring global perspectives and local insight. Whether it's finding project managers who can navigate the intricacies of the UAE’s building regulations or planners who can innovate in a fast-paced environment, Maxim Recruitment ensures that your business is equipped with the right talent.

Comprehensive Recruitment Solutions

Maxim Recruitment offers more than just talent sourcing. Our comprehensive recruitment solutions include contingent and retained searches and cover every stage of the hiring process, from initial consultation to candidate screening, interviews, and final placement. They also provide valuable advice on employee retention strategies, salary benchmarks, amongst other highly regarded construction recruitment services to ensure that your business not only attracts but also retains top talent.

A Track Record of Success

The ultimate testament to Maxim Recruitment's capabilities is their track record of successful placements. With numerous testimonials from satisfied clients and candidates alike, Maxim has proven time and again that they can deliver results, even in the most challenging recruitment markets. 

Get in touch

Launching a new business in Dubai comes with its set of challenges, but finding the right talent doesn't have to be one of them. By partnering with Maxim construction recruitment agency, you can ensure that your business is powered by professionals who are not just the best in their field but are also the right fit for the unique demands of the Dubai market. For new business start-ups and established businesses alike, navigating the recruitment landscape in Dubai with a partner like Maxim Recruitment could be one of the wisest decisions you make in 2024 contact Richard by email to organise an informal chat.

Richard Poulter
Richard Poulter
Construction Recruitment Director, Hong Kong
Maxim Recruitment

Richard has successfully recruited for the construction industry for the past 13 years following 15 years as a civil engineer and construction project manager. He is based in Hong Kong and responsible for Maxim Recruitment operations in Hong Kong, Asia, Australia and the Middle East.