SSA Middle East is a Construction & Real Estate recruitment specialist with a local presence and global reach.

Established in 2003 by our CEO Mark Skinner, SSA Group specialises in international recruitment with multiple offices across the globe. Our Dubai office was established in early 2008 and operates across the Middle East, North Africa and Asia.

As a specialist recruitment agency, we work with various clients within Real Estate, Construction & Property sectors. SSA Group has established partnerships with Private Equity Groups, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Conglomerates, Developers, Government & Semi-Government entities, PMC, Design & Cost Consultants, Main Contractors, interior Contractors, Operations and Maintenance service providers and more. Our clients specialise in various disciplines such as Construction, Civil Engineering & Infrastructure, Marine Engineering, Rail, Architecture & Design, Power & Renewables and more.

At SSA Group, we are proud – we are fair – we are respectful. Understanding the needs and desires of both clients and candidates is paramount to our success.

We are proud to state over 80% of our business is repeat business, showing exceptional client retention. This speaks volumes for our presence in the Property & Construction industry across MENA&A.

As our client, whether you’re growing a team or hiring for a new role, SSA Middle East has the experience and expertise to advise and identify the best talent for you. As an industry specialist, we are constantly updating and expanding our networks in the markets that suit you best, giving you access to the best talent both regionally and internationally.

If you are a candidate, it is important to remember that not every job opportunity will be right for you. Organisations can vary massively in terms of company culture, work-life balance and more. As a specialist agency with an established presence in the Real Estate & Construction market, we are in constant communication with industry-leading clients, giving us an understanding of what clients will be the best match for you.

The recruitment process at times can be risky – that’s why it’s important to hire a specialist recruitment company you can trust. Trust us. Engage with us at SSA – as a client or candidate. Our pride, respect, dignity, and commitment – are genuine.

Our values

When Mark Skinner founded the SSA Group in 2008 his values were based on brilliant basics. These values are still relevant today and truly set us apart in the industry.


To always conduct business in a transparent, passionate and ethical manner. To create open and honest relationships with everyone we work with, knowing we will always have our clients’ and our candidates’ best interests at heart.


We strive to be cohesive, collaborative and considerate to our clients, our candidates, our people and our communities. We ensure we fully understand our clients’ needs and are aligned with their objectives. We consistently deliver the right candidates at the right time, in the right place and in the right way.

We deliver a personalised service through a consultant that is an expert in their chosen field with real industry experience. SSA consultants;

  • are an extension of your team
  • have your best interests at heart
  • are genuine in their approach


With nearly 20 years of international operations, our passion has never diminished. We aim to hire people with a genuine interest in our field, with more than 50% of our consultants possessing industry related degrees or hands-on experience. This allows us to deliver in the most genuine and effective manner for our clients and candidates.

Work with SSA Group

Whether you are a professional seeking your next career opportunity or a company looking to hire your next great employee, SSA Group is committed to your success. It is how we measure our own.

Call us today on +971 4 325 5033