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Our Story

Over the past 15+ years, GCC region companies have relied on us for staffing, hiring, outsourcing, career management, and outplacement needs. We serve large and small organizations across all industry sectors, helping our clients succeed by finding, evaluating, and managing talented individuals with rewarding opportunities. We provide not only recruitment solutions but also a consultative and caring service to both clients and candidates.

Why ManpowerGroup Middle East?

We are a vibrant and diverse team passionate about finding you the ideal candidate. We take ownership of the entire recruitment process and candidate migration to meet your needs. Through market mapping and industry knowledge, we know where the top talent you require is to achieve your business objectives. Our inherent values and ethics guide how we run our successful operations and build long-term relationships.

  • • We will utilize our proven global network to source the right person for your role who will match your organization’s culture and style to encourage retention and maximize success.

    • We will guide you through the recruitment process with a collaborative, consultative approach. We will provide a qualified short list of technically relevant pre-screened candidates, having matched and managed against your vacancy expectations.

    • We guarantee local authority and labour law-compliant services.

    • Each Manpower Consultant is a specialist who is an expert in their recruitment field.

History: Over 75 Years of What's Humanly Possible

1948: Manpower Founded

Manpower is founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S., in 1948. For more than six decades, ManpowerGroup's mission—connecting individuals to honorable work—has remained unchanged. This mission has propelled our company's growth from a single office in 1948 to a global corporation with over 30,000 employees in 80 countries and territories today.

2008: Middle East Expansion

In January 2008, Manpower Middle East was the preferred provider of employment services in the region, with operations in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Egypt. To date, Manpower has operations in 80 countries and territories.

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Our Leadership Team

Our multicultural team brings a wealth of diverse knowledge that energizes our dynamic working culture. ManpowerGroup Middle East adheres to the four main pillars of corporate governance: transparency, accountability, fairness, and responsibility.

Global Network - Local Reach

The GCC's most esteemed Workforce Solutions Provider

Our head office is based in the thriving city of Dubai, servicing the GCC regions of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.

Our Vision and Core Values

  • Our Vision is to be the industry leader in developing and delivering innovative workforce solutions and services throughout the GGC regions and beyond, providing true and tangible value to our clients.

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We recognize and reward everyone who contributes to our success, including our employees, clients, and candidates. We lead by example and pride ourselves on exceeding expectations. While adhering to the highest standards and code of conduct, we maintain accountability and operate with integrity.

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We share our knowledge, expertise, and resources to improve our relationships, solutions, and services.

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We dare to innovate, pioneer, and evolve with passion and dedication to our craft. Thriving on our entrepreneurial spirit, we constantly challenge the status quo. With uncompromising principles and ethics, we are committed to making a difference in the areas we impact the most, supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Global Recognition

2023 World's most ethical companies - 14-time honoree Thumbnail Image

ManpowerGroup has been recognized for the fourteenth year as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.

 2022 PEAK Matrix assessment - Star Performer Thumbnail Image

Named global RPO leader for 12 consecutive years & TAPFIN recognized as MSP leader for eight consecutive years.

2020 ecovadis Sustainability Rating - Platinum Thumbnail Image

Recognized since 2012 with the highest ratings for ethical, social and environmental sustainability.

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Named to FTSE4Good Index for 13 consecutive years.

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In 2019, named one of Forbes Best Employers for Diversity.