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Company Description

ND & Associates is an executive search firm that offers consolidated Headhunting services across the Middle Eastern marketplaces, with a predominant focus on local market leaders as well as emerging companies and SMEs.

With a passion towards what they do, our Headhunters are fully committed to delivering Executive Search Excellence to companies who are seeking assistance with their leadership requirements. Our Execution strategies coupled with our in-depth industry and market knowledge, all allow our clients to join an immediate high ROI, by delivering high-caliber Human Capital solutions tailored in accordance with cultural, behavioral and technical requirements.

Our team has been carefully assembled to include Recruitment Specialists as well as Industry Experts. Our success is primarily rooted in our core values which drive us to engage with our clients in a strategic manner.

Founded in 2008 and growing at an increasingly rapid pace, ND & Associates is currently considered to be one of the premiere Headhunting outfits across the Middle East.

Key Responsibilities

The successful incumbent will be responsible for independently managing the executive search process, to generate & develop new business for permanent recruitment within GCC.

An all-rounded role that entails clients’ acquisition, on-going business development, candidate attraction and relationship management.


  • Pro-actively generating leads and establishing a solid network across diversified industries
  • Calling, arranging and attending meetings with prospective clients in the region.
  • Negotiating contracts and closing agreements with clients.
  • Managing the entire recruitment process and prioritizing workload.
  • Qualifying client requisitions by interacting with all the stakeholders.
  • Implementing a diverse range of talent acquisition and candidate attraction strategies catered to client requisitions, these include direct headhunting & executive search, job advertising and database scanning.
  • Conducting on-going market research and mapping across the industry to identify prospective clients and remain up-to-date with market developments.
  • Building a strong candidate network and managing relationships for various sectors.
  • Conducting in-depth telephonic and face-to-face interviews, as well as candidate assessments.
  • Keeping record of all activities using the company’s internal software.
  • Remaining up-to-date with trends and techniques in recruitment and executive search
  • Undergoing monthly reviews and quarterly Appraisals
  • Reaching assigned KPIs and Financial Targets
  • Undergoing continuous in-house and professional training


  • More than 5 years of experience in sales and business development for multi sectors; alternatively working within a renowned executive search or headhunting firm with a proven track record of billings.
  • Experience in handling and managing teams.
  • Expertise in generating & developing new business within GCC.
  • Excellent success stories in developing successful relationship with clients.
  • Proven experience in working across highly competitive environments

Required Behaviors:

  • Extrovert
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set
  • Strong networker with high ability to build relationships
  • Customer focused
  • High negotiation and communication skills
  • Natural salesmanship
  • Organized with a high ability to multitask and manage workloads
  • Culturally sound
  • Targets & results-driven
  • Pro-active with a win-win attitude
  • Go getter
  • A strong desire to excel in Executive Search

Success Stories

"Working with ND Associates was a very pleasant experience. They are really prompt in terms of their response towards the open positions and always give their level best to close the mandates within the given time frame.  We have no doubt ND & Associates has a bright future ahead of them if they keep providing similar level of services."

-Managing Director, Middle East’s leading IT Distributor

"We approached ND & Associates to work with us to strengthen the senior management team within our organization.  We selected ND & Associates based on their proven track record of delivering results. We are very pleased with their work as they have attracted excellent candidates that perfectly match our complex and often niche roles within the organization."

-CEO, Global jewelry and watch retailer

"We are extremely pleased to work with ND & Associates. The communication and recruitment methodology were clear and the consultant acted as a ‘superb mediator' between the hiring manager and the candidate. ND & Associates also served as a recruitment advisor to our organization. Hence, the overall experience was great and we would like to work with them again."

-HR Business Partner, Major industrial supplier for the construction industry

"ND & Associates was able to help us find in a short period of time the right candidates for a difficult position to fill which involved industry and specific product knowledge that we had been searching to fill for a longer period of time.   The support and initial proposal pool of candidates was exact match for the position we had open.  Throughout the process, ND& Associates was very proactive to understand not only the skills we required from the candidates, but to understand our business model and our company culture to ensure the proposed candidates would be the right fit for both our organization and the applicant. The overall process from initial request to the onboarding of the employee was very smooth and fast."

-General Manager, Major industrial supplier for the construction industry

"ND & Associates have always provided us the right candidates that match our organization's requirements. ND & Associates' comprehensive database, specific expertise and knowledge of the industry enable them to deliver results in a timely manner. We are continuously working with the team because of their unparalleled headhunting expertise, methodology and professionalism."

-Owner, Middle East’s leading Specialist IT Distributor

"It is always a great experience working with ND & Associates. The Associate was able to identify exactly the type of candidate we were seeking and has sourced the best available profiles for us in a short frame of time. He provided us with impressive service and excellent support"

-HR Director, Largest luxury Retail Company in Qatar

"Professional services offered by ND & Associates with highly qualified and hand-picked candidates."

-Group HR Director, The largest sugar refinery worldwide

"ND Associates supported us very well during all assignments - especially for higher management positions. ND& Associates' team did an impressive and fast job in pre-selecting the right candidates in terms of qualification and experience, but also in terms of soft skills and personality, in line with our corporate culture. The chosen candidates were all fitting very well into our team and quickly become essential elements of our success"

-Chief Financial Officer, Major Toy manufacturer and distributor

"ND and Associates have been excelling in advising and proactively arranging the process from start to finish. They are closely monitoring each of the applications and provide timely feedback"

-Group HR Operations Manager, Multinational Insurance Company

"ND & Associates is very professional Headhunter which provides best class headhunting services"

-MENASales Director,International technology solution provider

"Overall the services of ND & Associates are excellent"

-Group HR Director Middle East, Italian luxury fashion house

"ND & Associates not only met but exceeded our expectation with regards to quality of the candidates presented"

-Commercial Director, MENA IT Products distributor

"ND & Associates manage to headhunted and attracted superb candidates that perfectly match our complex and often niche roles"

-Head of Talent & Acquisitions, Leading Middle-Eastern Bank

"I am impressed by the quality of services offered by ND & Associates, the reliability of the candidates, the warm approach and good command of communication of the consultant was amazing. Definitely ND & Associate will be at the top of my mind with regards to our company recruitment requirements"

-CEO, Leading lighting contractor

Of all 9 employees that ND & Associates have carefully selected for us are still with us, doing a great job. It has been the fastest recruitment process I have ever experience in more than 15 years in the business and this could have not be possible without the Associate who has exceeded all expectation. As you may know I have now recommended ND Associates to 3 other companies based in Dubai and without doubt, will be calling your services again

-General Manager, Largest luxury Retail Company in Qatar