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Our Roles

SHUAA offers career opportunities within our revenue generating businesses such as investment banking, asset management, capital markets and our newly launched credit business as well as roles in infrastructure and support services, such as accounting, information technology, legal and compliance.


We focus our internship opportunities on university students with ties to the Middle East.  SHUAA gives preference to Emiratis to take part in our summer internship program.

Graduates (Analysts)

Analysts, the entry level role for revenue generating business lines, are generally graduates with degrees in Finance or other related field.

Typically, an analyst assists with the preparation of reports, presentations and financial modelling.  Normally this role would be held for two to three years.


The Associate role is normally held from three to five years and may include supervisory responsibilities for analyst level employees. Their responsibilities may including the management of a transaction, the preparation of reports or the presentation of research projects.  Individuals should possess a strong client service orientation and excellent technical skills to be successful in the role.

Vice President

At this level, incumbents take full responsibility for the projects that are assigned to them. They lead road shows and assume business development responsibilities.  The Vice President is often the go-to person on particular matters for clients and internal issues and often is a mentor to more junior colleagues.


Directors play an active role in the development of SHUAA’s strategy, in business development and staff training and mentoring.  They may head a small department and manage day to day operations as well as a team.  As a supervisor, a Director identifies learning opportunities for others and as a leader, shows flexibility in style to meet different situations.

Managing Director

Managing Directors control an activity for a business, product or function and formulate department strategy within the boundaries of the overall corporate strategy.  They develop and implement the objectives and policies for the business area, lead by example and engender mutual respect and co-operation.

Typically, the Managing Director has overall financial responsibility for the department (including achieving budgeted revenues and controlling costs as outlined in the approved budget).  They are charged with developing and implementing appropriate policies and procedures for the improvement of the business and contributing to the development of the Company.

Vacancies at SHUAA

Currently we have no vacancies.  However, if you would like to be considered for a future position, please email your resume to


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Media Kit

Download factsheets on our businesses, biographies of our senior Directors,  latest results, as well as accessing a range of other information.

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