Permanent Executive Search

The Permanent Executive Search division of Huxley specialises in exclusive and retained search services for Head of Departments, Executives, Directors and board level appointments.

More than ever before, financial institutions need to have the capability to predict and withstand tempestuous external factors ranging from regulatory policy changes and advances in technology to the changing face of emerging markets and sometimes volatile geopolitical and competitive environments. Huxley understands that achieving sustainable success requires organizational agility.

With such few constants and so many moving parts financial institutions often are required to quickly source senior executives with the finest credentials be it their functional experience, transformational leadership abilities, or cultural fits to drive and implement dynamic organizational growth agendas. Huxley offers the ideal executive search partnership solution.

Our Industry Expertise

As the largest multinational executive search firm in the sector by headcount and market share across the whole MENA region, we are proud of the strong relationships and trust we have earned with our partners.

We specialise in the following areas:

  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Technology
  • C-Suite 
  • Corporate Governance
  • Shared Services

Get in touch

Whether you’re a professional looking for a job or a business seeking highly skilled talent, the team at Huxley are here for you.


What is the timeframe of the overall recruitment process?

It can vary between 2-4 weeks, but can be less.

What types of staffing solutions do you offer?

Contract and permanent. Project based staff, full manpower. Visa, payroll, insurance, etc.

We offer permanent, contract and outsource solutions which can include payroll offerings / servicing, visa applications, etc.

What sectors or industries do you recruit for?

We cover these but are not limited to:

  • Corporate & Wholesale Banking
  • Treasury & Global Markets
  • Investment Banking, Capital Markets, Asset Management & Private Equity
  • Retail Banking & Consumer Finance
  • Corporate Governance - Risk, Audit, Compliance, Finance & Legal
  • Support, Shared Services & Human Resources
  • Digital, Transformation & Cyber Security


How will your agency add value to my company’s hiring process?

  1. Short list relevant candidates.
  2. Competitive pricing.
  3. Best candidates on the market with over 1 million candidates in our database.
  4. Market specialist recruiter.
  5. Quick turnaround therefore saving cost and catering to projects.
  6. Managed interview days.
  7. Full recruitment process.
  8. Reference checks.

How does your agency find talent?

We have access to a range of channels which can include our internal database which has more than 1 million candidates and is updated daily. We also have advertising tools, access to CV databases, and most importantly the knowledge of our specialist consultants who will have a good understanding of the profile you may be looking for whether it’s the experience or culture fit.

Does your agency provide temporary and permanent placements?

Yes we do. We also offer payroll servicing should your organization require.

What types of candidate pre-screening techniques does your agency use?

1. References.
2. Thorough Candidate qualification
3. Qualification checks 

Is your agency an equal opportunity employer?

Yes we are.

Can your agency help with my hiring needs outside of Dubai?


Why should I use a recruitment agency to fill positions at my company?

  1. Smooth and quick process thereby saving you time and increasing efficiency.
  2. Market specialist to offer you the right candidate in a short period of time, whilst giving you the right advice.
  3. Competitive prices.

How involved am I in the hiring process?

Our clients are involved at different stages and depending on your preference, you can choose to be heavily involved or less. It will generally involve you during the job spec stage, followed by CV feedback and conducting interviews. But we also offer straight starts where candidates can be on site immediately along with 2 references.

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Salary: competitive
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Job Type: Permanent
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