Applicants with customer service experience sought; roles range from store manager to inventory specialist:
Desired education degrees can vary from one position to another, with some roles requiring graduates of business administration, economics or engineering.
Apple has not responded to Gulf News’ query on the job postings. In October 2015, the company marked its official foray into the Middle East market with the opening of two Apple stores in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Subsequently, in June 2016, two more Apple shops, said to be the largest in any travel retail in the world, opened in Terminal 3 of Dubai airport.
Recruitment specialists had earlier said that companies in the UAE continue to show a strong demand for new tech professionals.
Cooper & Fitch, in its February 2017 report, had said that many organisations are now moving towards cloud technology, hence the need for professionals with technical and commercial experience in the area. The introduction of value-added tax (VAT) is another key driver.
“There remains a very strong talent pool of professionals in the Middle East, however, as we see developments in technology and taxation laws, there is a real demand to relocate professionals with a niche areas of expertise to the region,” the report stated.