A LinkedIn Top Companies ranking identifies the 15 best places to work for career development. LinkedIn data reveals companies like Emirates, Procter & Gamble, and Kearney that are helping their employees build career paths for long-term success through their career development programs.
The non-oil sector in the UAE continues to grow steadily, driven largely by tourism and real estate. As a result of relatively mild inflation and strong demand for new orders, the country’s companies have experienced growth in hiring capacities and profit margins. Thus, a lot of experts are searching for their next professional opportunity, and organizations are assessing the way that they find, keep, and develop individuals.
You can find the 15 best UAE companies to grow your career right now in LinkedIn’s annual Top Companies list. A number of factors are examined such as employee advancement within a company as well as when they leave, upskilling during employment, and more – revealing employers who help employees advance their careers.
LinkedIn’s Top 15 Companies in the UAE:
Emirates (Airlines and Aviation):
One of the world’s biggest aircraft, the Emirates was established in 1985. It is one of the biggest long-stretch administrators in the world. The airline operates 269 airplanes across 158 destinations with 3,000 weekly flights. Additionally, it operates the largest number of Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 aircraft globally.
A number of companies are owned by Emirates, including DUBZ Holding Limited, TROPO GmbH, and Dnata Inc, among others.
A full-time workforce of >50,440 people
Best skills: Aviation Management, Air Traffic Control, Aerospace Engineering
Most common jobs: Flight Attendants, Security Guards, and Customer Service Representatives
Most important job functions: Operations, Customer Success and Support, and Engineering.
Procter & Gamble:
Procter and Gamble: As a global buyer merchandise organization, Procter and Gamble sell individual care items, household cleaning items, and pet care items.
A provincial base camp is situated in Dubai, and the organization likewise works in Saudi Arabia.
The Procter and Gamble Organization possesses Procter & Gamble Hygiene & Health Care, The Gillette Company, Braun, and Gillette India Pvt. Ltd and others.
Over 590 full-time employees.
Most notable skills: Economics, operational efficiency, and product marketing.
Most common jobs: Brand Manager and Brand Director.
Major job functions: Marketing, sales, and operations.
Kearney: One of the biggest international management consulting firms in the world, with over 40 sites worldwide. Marketing, sales, mergers and acquisitions, organization and change, and strategic planning are some of its specialties.
The company is the parent company of A.T Kearney Middle East, Cervello Inc., and others.
Approximately 620 full-time staff
Most prominent skills: Economics, Scientific Computing, Management Consulting
Most common job titles: Business Analyst
Most important job functions: Research, Consulting, Education
Majid Al Futtaim:
A corporation called Majid Al Futtaim owns and manages shopping centers, leisure facilities, and fashion retail chains. The City Centre shopping centers and Carrefour superstores are two of its most well-known features.
The parent organization of Majid Al Futtaim Properties, Majid Al Futtaim Retail, and Majid Al Futtaim Adventures, among different organizations, is Majid Al Futtaim.
A full-time headcount of 14,000 people
Main skills: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Affiliate Marketing, Retail
Common jobs: Salesperson, Cashier, Customer Service Representative
Most prevalent job functions: Sales, Operations, and Customer Success and Support
Credit cards, debit cards, and pre-loaded cards are the three principal kinds of electronic cash transfers that are made conceivable by Visa, a worldwide financial services corporation.
Cybersource, Visa International Service Association, Authorize.net, and other entities are all subsidiaries of Visa.
Over 500 full-time employees
Skills: FinTech, Competitive Strategies, and Commercial Banking
Job functions: Business Development, Finance, Sales
Schneider Electric is a multinational corporation engaged in the distribution of electric energy and energy efficiency. It develops, produces, runs, and supplies a range of electric power processing machinery.
The parent company of Pelco, APC by Schneider Electric, Square D, ProLeiT, and other brands is Schneider Electric.
More than 1,040 people work full-time
Most in-demand skills: Robotics, electronic control systems, and scientific computing
Most popular jobs: Sales manager and project manager
Biggest job functions: Sales, engineering, and operations.
McKinsey & Company:
McKinsey and Company is a worldwide management counseling firm that offers direction to organizations, governments, and different foundations on a scope of functional, hierarchical, and specialized challenges.
The parent firm of McKinsey Global Institute, SCM Connections, Veryday, and other entities is McKinsey & Firm.
Full-time headcount: >500
Most significant skills: Economics, Politics, Public Policy
Most prevalent job titles: Engagement Manager
Largest job functions: Business Development, Entrepreneurship, Administrative
Beijing is the home of the Beijing-based Internet technology startup ByteDance. It creates social networking applications and video-sharing software, including TikTok and its Chinese equivalent Douyin.
The parent firm of TikTok, Nuverse, Moonton, Toutiao, and other apps is ByteDance.
Full-time headcount: 560*
Most prominent specialties: social media, marketing, and digital marketing
Most popular job title: Strategic partnerships
Largest job functions: Business development, marketing, and media and communication
Henkel is a worldwide corporation with brands in personal care products, adhesives for consumer and industrial use, and home cleaning products. It is well known for brands including Persil, Pattex, and Schwarzkopf.
Loctite, Henkel Japan Ltd., Nattura Laboratorios, S.A. de C.V., Kenra Professional, and other brands are all within the Henkel umbrella.
Most notable skills: Chemical processing, operational effectiveness, and cosmetology.
Predominant job functions: Sales, operations, and marketing.
Among the top ten oil firms in the world is the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). It is the biggest drilling business in the Middle East in terms of the number of rigs it owns and works on all phases of petroleum production.
The parent business of ADNOC Distribution, ADNOC Gas Processing, and other companies is ADNOC Group.
45,800 full-time employees
Top Skills: Drilling engineering, chemical processing, and mechanical technician.
Most popular job titles: Salesperson, mechanical technician, and driller.
Top job functions: Operations, engineering, and information technology.
Boston Consulting Group (BCG):
Boston Counseling Group (BCG) is a worldwide management counseling organization with an emphasis on technique, organizational change, and computerized change. It has workplaces all over the world in excess of 50 countries, including the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar.
The parent company of Inverto Gmbh, MAYA Design, BCG Platinion, and other businesses is Boston Consulting Group.
The company has 900 full-time employees.
Most valuable skills: Economics, politics, and public policy.
Most typical job titles: Managing director and executive assistant.
One of the greatest online business platforms in the world is controlled by the innovation organization Amazon. Additionally, it offers a variety of cloud computing, AI, and digital streaming services. It bought the UAE’s online marketplace souq.com in 2017.
IMDb.com, Souq.com, Amazon Games, Zappos, Audible, and other websites are all owned by Amazon.
Full-time headcount: over 2,950
Largest job functions: Operations, sales, and administration.
Most prominent skills: Partner development, economics, and operational efficiency.
Most frequent job titles: Salesperson, supply chain associate, and driver.
Oracle is an organization that spends significant time on PC innovation and is best perceived for its product contributions, including Java and Linux. It offers integrated platform services and cloud-based apps.
The parent company of several companies, including Responsys, BlueKai, and Oracle Corporation Japan, is Cerner Corporation.
2,010 full-time employees*
Most in-demand skills: Partner Development, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), and Enterprise Software
Most prevalent job titles: Sales Manager, Account Manager, and Software Engineer.
Largest job functions: Sales, Information Technology, and Engineering.
With its headquarters in the UK, HSBC is a holding company for banks and financial services. In the UAE, it has recently increased the scope of its private banking operations in response to rising investor demand.
The parent corporation of HSBC is also home to HSBC Life, HSBC Asset Management, Motability, and other subsidiaries.
More than 2,680 people work full-time.
Most in-demand skills: Criminal law, commercial banking, and capital markets
Most popular job titles: Client manager, banker, and business development officer.
Biggest job functions: Finance, sales, and business development.
General Electric is a global business with its US headquarters. Aviation, healthcare, renewable energy, digital technology, home appliances, and finance are among the many industries it operates.
GE is the parent corporation of several businesses, including GE Capital, GE Digital, GE HealthCare, and others.
1,900 full-time employees
Most prominent job titles: Project manager, sales manager, office associate.
Most significant job functions: Operations, engineering, sales.
Most notable skills: Environmental engineering, utilities, oil, and gas.