Careers FAQ

How do I apply for a position at Allsopp & Allsopp?

All vacancies are updated on the Allsopp & Allsopp website, you can view positions available that are of interest. When sending your CV, include a covering letter, your CV, preferably with digital headshot attached.

Are you recruiting now?

Yes. We are a company, which do not rest on our laurels and have a clear ambition of being market leader, so are always on the lookout for talented sales people to join our sales and lettings divisions.

How much will I earn?

That depends entirely on you. We provide each candidate the opportunity to earn limitless amounts of tax-free money for ambitious individuals that thrive in a high-pressure incentive driven environment.

Do I need previous real estate experience to work at Allsopp & Allsopp?

Being a British-ran estate agency, our remit is a minimum of 3 years real estate agency experience in either a sales, lettings or in branch manager capacity for us to be confident that you will successful in Dubai.

What do you look for in a job applicant?

A day at Allsopp & Allsopp is one hundred miles an hour, so working here is not for the faint at heart! We are looking for individuals with personality, drive and ambition.

I want to move to Dubai, will I need to bring much money?

Given you are intending to start a new life in a new country, you should be financially independent to make a move overseas so that you not putting yourself under any unnecessary pressure the minute you arrive.

Do I need to know Dubai inside out?

No. Although it is an advantage, it is not essential. You will be placed in a dedicated sales team, which focus on a key geographical area of Dubai for you to focus on, there will be experienced consultants within the team who you can learn from.

Is there room for growth within the company?

Allsopp & Allsopp constant expansion programme provides the opportunity for progression in a variety of areas across the company.

How else am I rewarded for outstanding results?

In addition to the lucrative commission structure, Allsopp & Allsopp offer weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly competitions celebrating consultant's successes, the prizes can vary from an afternoon spa session to having a Lamborghini for the weekend.

What if I don't want to be a real estate agent?

The diversity of our jobs may surprise you. Jobs on offer include: property management jobs, customer service jobs, administrative jobs, marketing jobs, photography jobs, finance jobs and many more.

What is the typical interview process?

Your CV will be short-listed by HR based upon the criteria set out for ideal candidates:
Initial Interview - Generally an informal phone call which can last anywhere from 10-45 minutes, which is really a 'get-to know' phone call. Candidate Screening - Subject to first interview, your application is assessed for review prior to arranging a 2nd Interview. If you are not successful you will receive an email from HR confirming this.
2nd Interview - Generally with a divisional head who will be your direct line manager, a more formal phone-call which will focus on your experience and skills you have developed in previous roles.
3rd Interview - On the final phone call, feedback is given on first two interviews and a decision is made on the application, followed up by an email.
Meeting The Team – We will arrange for you to meet your new team to break the ice before your start date hopefully making the experience less painful.

Will I need a visa?

Absolutely, by law a company must sponsor you order to get a residency visa to be legal to work in Dubai. HR will arrange all of this prior to you joining.

What documents are required for a visa?

Applicants who come on a visit visa to Dubai need to submit the following documents at the time of joining in order to process their residency visa:

  • Copy of the passport along with the visit visa stamped page (the passport has to be valid for 12 months)
  • Copy of the UAE Driving License or International Driving License (only those international licenses which can be easily converted to a UAE license are acceptable e.g. UK driving licenses)
  • 20 passport-sized head-shot photographs on a white background
  • A reference letter from previous employer
  • Copy of the accepted resignation letter from the previous company

Applicants who are on their father's or husband's sponsorship need to submit the following documents:

  • Copy of the passport along with the visa page (the passport has to be valid for 12 months)
  • Copy of the UAE Driving License or International Driving License (only those international licenses which can be easily converted to a UAE license are acceptable e.g. UK driving licenses)
  • 20 passport-sized head-shot photographs on a white background
  • A reference letter from previous employer
  • Copy of the accepted resignation letter from the previous company
  • Copy of the previous medical card
  • Copy of the passport and the visa page of the sponsor

Those applicants who are on previous company sponsorship need to submit the following documents:

  • Copy of the passport along with the visa page (the passport has to be valid for 12 months)
  • Copy of the UAE Driving License or International Driving License (only those international licenses which can be easily converted to a UAE license are acceptable e.g. UK driving licenses)
  • 20 passport-sized head-shot photographs on a white background
  • Reference letter from the previous employers
  • Copy of the accepted resignation letter from the previous company
  • Copy of the previous medical card
  • "No Objection Certificate" (NOC) letter from the previous sponsor in Arabic
  • Copy of the labour card
  • Copy of the immigration card
  • Copy of the trade license of the previous sponsor

Is there a probation period, and what is the term?

Probation on each employee is for 3-months, with Allsopp & Allsopp reserving the right to extend the probation period by a further 3 months subject to performance.

Will training be provided when I first join?

The first week of you joining will be like going back to school with a member of the senior management team to take you through your induction and training on key skills required in the Dubai real estate market.

Call +971 (0)4 4294444 to speak to one of our property experts.