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Executive Recruitment in Dubai

The job market in Dubai is highly robust and competitive thanks to strong economic growth and the constant establishment of new businesses in the region. There are plenty of employment prospects on offer here and Dubai remains an attractive location for candidates with many key opportunities arising. 


However, in order to find the most ideal opportunities, it remains vital to connect with a reputable agency to locate the most positive employment prospects currently available on the market. Likewise, if you are seeking to attract and retain the most suitable talent, it makes the most sense to engage in the services of a leading recruitment agency in order to be connected to an extensive pool of skilled candidates. 


Whether you are a client or a candidate, AP Executive remains on hand to assist you throughout the entire recruitment process to satisfy all of your requirements in the most professional and diligent manner. 

Innovative, Advanced & Confidential

AP Executive has offices in Geneva, Zurich, London, Jersey, Guernsey, Nicosia and Limassol.

We pride ourselves on our team of dedicated and experienced recruiters, our exceptional client support as well as our comprehensive understanding of the Dubai job market. With a global recruiting experience that spans more than 30 years, we possess an extensive network of clients and have successfully placed countless positions over the years – not only across the region but also across the globe. 


Thanks to a state-of-the-art database featuring high-quality candidates, we are able to fill vacancies with accuracy and precision, ensuring excellent long-term employee relations. We are incredibly proud of the candidate pool we have established, as well as the many vacancies we have on our database including an array of finance and legal positions as well as banking, asset management, investment banking, family office and legal positions.

 
Finally, we have a reputation for providing a superior level of service for both our clients and job seekers and remain passionate about matching the right employer with the right employee.  
Contact one of our consultants today to discuss any requirements related to recruitment in Dubai. We guarantee utmost confidentiality and discretion. 

HISTORY

  • The Beginning

    Founded in Guernsey by Chief Executive, Gina Le Prevost, as an agency for recruiting permanent and temporary staff for the finance industry.

    1990 Milestone
  • REC

    AP Group becomes a member of REC (The Recruitment & Employment Confederation). The membership ended in 2016.

    1994 Achievement
  • AP Courses

    AP Courses was established in Guernsey. It was originally called Future Business School but changed its name to Approved Courses in 2004, and to AP Courses in 2007.

    1995 General
  • Jersey

    In 1998, AP Personnel and AP Courses opened a branch in St Helier, Jersey.

    1998 Location
  • AP Executive

    AP Executive was incorporated in 1999 and opened an office in Guernsey, with an office in Jersey following six months later.

    1999 Location
  • BVI

    During 2001, AP Executive opened an office in Tortola, British Virgin Islands.

    2001 Location
  • Cyprus - Limassol

    In 2003, AP Group expanded further afield and opened an office in Limassol, Cyprus. This office included AP Personnel, AP Courses and AP Executive.

    2003 Location
  • Cyprus - Nicosia

    In September 2004, AP Group opened a second office in Cyprus in the capital city of Nicosia.

    2004 Location
  • STEP

    In 2004 AP Group became the Global Recruitment Partner for STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners). The relationship flourished for 7 years.

    2004 Achievement
  • Cyprus

    The decision was made to make the Nicosia office the head office in Cyprus, so it was expanded and the Limassol office was closed down.

    2005 General
  • London

    The London office was also opened and AP Executive is the only department that operates in this jurisdiction at present.

    2005 Location
  • CISI

    In 2007, AP Group became a recruitment partner of CISI (Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment). This partnership lasted for over 5 years.

    2007 Achievement
  • Geneva

    In March, AP Group opened an office in the jurisdiction of Geneva.

    2007 Location
  • AP Group - New Image

    During May 2007, the group re-branded and became AP Group.

    2007 Milestone
  • Zurich

    In February, AP Group opened an office in the jurisdiction of Zurich.

    2009 Location
  • Cyprus - Limassol

    In June, AP Group opened an office in Limassol, Cyprus

    2012 Location
  • Singapore

    AP Executive established a new office in Singapore.

    2014 Location
  • Corporate Intl Global Awards

    In 2014, AP Executive was named as the "International Recruitment Specialist Firm of the Year in Switzerland" by Corporate Intl.

    2014 Achievement
  • Corporate Intl Global Awards

    Recognised for the second time in three years, AP Executive once again won the Corporate Intl Global Awards in the category: International Recruitment Specialist Firm of the Year.

    2016 Achievement
  • Offshore Excellence Awards

    In February, AP Executive added another feather to its cap by winning the 2016 Offshore Excellence Awards in the “Best in Offshore Wealth Management Recruitment” category.

    2016 Achievement
  • Corporate LiveWire Global Awards

    In May, AP Executive won the Corporate LiveWire Global Awards 2016 in the “Recruitment Services Provider To The Finance Sector” category.

    2016 Achievement
  • Corporate Vision Award

    In August, AP Group won the prestigious 2016 Corporate Vision Award in the category: Best Global Recruitment Specialists.

    2016 Achievement
  • APSCo

    AP Group became members of APSCo (the Association of Professional Staffing Companies) - UK’s leading professional recruitment industry body.

    2016 Achievement

OUR VALUES

Commitment and Loyalty

We understand and respect our client’s needs and are committed to fostering an environment of trust and loyalty. 

Professionalism and Customer Satisfaction

We conduct ourselves professionally at all times, delivering superior quality staffing and career management and executive search services. 

Confidentiality and Integrity

Confidentiality and integrity form the core of our business ethos. We take pride in providing exceptional professional service to our clients and candidates, whilst adhering to the highest standards of ethical and corporate behaviour.  

QUALITY COMMITMENT

  • "AP Executive has been a great business partner for recruitment purposes. I want here underlign the professionalism, reliability and prompt delivery of high qualitative candidates by AP Executive Zurich Branch to our business needs. I would recommend them at any time to any banking services oriented partners."

    Relationship Manager, Global Private Bank, Switzerland

  • "AP Executive have been, and continue to be, the recruitment partner of choice for our organisation internationally" 

    CEO, Global Asset Management Firm

  • ‘AP Executive’s team of friendly, knowledgeable and connected consultants were invaluable in helping me take my career to the next level’

    Senior Relationship Manager, International Private Bank

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