Architecture & Design

About us.

Our story.

AE Recruitment stands for “architectural elite”, established in 2007, we now work with numerous high-end practices, developers, consultancies and contractors across the Middle East. We lead the way by offering jobs, career coaching,  personal and corporate development, and provide ongoing support outside of the workplace. 

Our mission is to bring more transparency to the recruitment industry, helping both job seekers and businesses build happier and healthier environments to work in. 

Hayley Dyer
Director & Founder

I have been working in recruitment since 1999 when I was headhunted by Hays while doing part time work in my father’s architectural practice. From there I joined Hays Southampton and from there I set up the architectural desks for Matchtech and Hill McGlynn (now Randstad). In 2007 I decided to take a leap of faith and set up my own firm.

Recruitment has changed an incredible amount in my career with the introduction of the internet, technology, social business networks and A.I.’s, however what hasn’t changed is job seekers approach to how they go about their search.  As of 2019 I introduced an online career coaching platform to not only educate and support job seekers with techniques to get them noticed but also to change their perception about how to approach their career development. Personally I believe every individual should consider themselves as their own business, their own personal “business of one”. 

Meet the team

Maria Stevens
Maria Stevens
Sales & Recruitment Trainer

Maria has over 20 years experience supporting business sales and HR teams to maximise staff productivity and 

Ursula Crilly
Life, Leadership and Coaching Consultant

Based in Dubai, Ursula is available for one to one or group life, leadership and coaching sessions, face to face or online

Ursula Crilly
Sarah Buckley AE Recruitment
Sarah Buckley
Senior Recruitment Consultant

Sarah is one of our excellent Senior Recruitment Consultants who is very conscientious and hard working.