delivering world class talent to world class clients

Built with passion

Cander is the brainchild of two ex-colleagues with 40 years experience in some of the worlds leading recruitment companies. United by a passion for the difference that the right person, in the right job can make, we embarked on a mission to build a company that delivered on it’s goal to improve the working lives of our candidates and provide the highest possible service and transparency to our clients, and to always speak with candour.

Luke Eley

Luke Eley

Co-Founder

“Having worked in three start up’s and for some of the leading recruitment organisations in the industry, it was time to found my own company. I am hugely excited about the possibilities for the future, and hope our company can support as many clients and candidates as possible to achieve their goals.”

Sam Corcoran

Sam Corcoran

Co-Founder

“Cander embodies a lifetime careers worth of passion, excellence & ethics to the middle-east’s financial services and fintech market. We are always striving to bring our knowledge, years of experience and niche sector expertise to every placement we make”

Having worked in three start up’s and also worked for some of the leading recruitment organisations in the industry it was time to found my own company. I am hugely excited about the possibilities for the future, and hope our company can support as many clients and candidates as possible to achieve their goals.”

Luke Eley – Founder & Managing Director

Specialisation drives our success

Our industries

Digital

Digital

  • Digital Marketing
  • CRM
  • Paid Search
  • Marketing Automation
  • Content Management
  • Email Marketing
  • Campaign Management
  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • Social Media
  • UI/UX
  • CX
  • eCommerce

Data

  • Big Data and Data Science Engineering
  • Tableau Development
  • Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing
  • Redshift and Big Query
  • Data Governance
  • Data Insights and Analytics
  • AI

Technology

  • Agile Software Delivery
  • Continuous Integration and Deployment
  • DevOps and Automation
  • Cloud Infrastructure
  • Full Stack Software Development
  • QA and Test
  • Data and Technical Architecture
  • Networks and Security

Transformation

  • Programme Head
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • ITIL
  • Change Management
  • Business Architecture
  • PMO
  • Project Management
  • Process Analysis
  • User Adoption
  • Business Architecture
  • Organisational Design
  • Risk & Compliance
  • Regulation
  • RPA

Financial Services/Fintech & Technology

Financial Services

  • Sovereign Wealth Funds
  • Hedge Funds
  • Asset Managers
  • Investment & Retail Banks
  • Central Banks & Regulators
  • Exchanges
  • Clearing Houses & Brokerages

Fintech

  • Digital Banking
  • Robo-Advisors & Personal Finance
  • Regtech, Bitcoin & Blockchain
  • Insurtech
  • Alternative Finance
  • Specialist Software Vendors

Advisory

  • Management Consultancy across Assurance
  • Strategy
  • Tax
  • Transaction Services & Transformation

Technology

  • Software Companies
  • Systems Integrators
  • Technology Consulting

Insurance

  • Domain specialists across Insurance
  • Re-Insurance
  • Takaful

Within our industries we focus on a core set of disciplines

Our Expertise

IT
šDevelopment, Infrastructure, Business Analysis, Project Management, Cyber Security, IT Executive
Change & Transformation
šBusiness, Process, HR & People, Operational, PMO, Procurement, Technology, Regulatory
Operations & Sales
šFinance, HR, Procurement, Supply Chain, Product Management, Business Development, Pre-Sales, Technical Sales, Marketing
Risk & Compliance
šAML, Assurance, Audit, Corporate Governance, KYC, Sanctions, Conduct, Liquidity, Credit, Market, Operational & Quantitative Risk
Legal & Regulation
šAuthorisation, Banking Operations, Governor’s Offices, Monetary Policy, Reg Labs & Sandboxes, Supervision, Research & Statistics, Strategy, Treasury, Legal Counsel

Finding talent is the start of the journey

Connecting Talent

Clients

Clients

We take time to truly understand the person as well as the skills you need.

Candidates

Candidates

Our network of skilled professionals stretches across the globe.

Relocation

Relocation

Finding talent is the start of the journey. We support the relocation process from day one.

Retention

Retention

Moving country is hard. We stay in constant contact to help and guide our candidates through the early months.

Committed to you

Cander are committed to providing the highest level of service to our clients and candidates. Our executive team have a real passion and track record of delivering for world leading clients on critical positions.

We know that actions speak louder than words so would urge you to give us a position and let us demonstrate the quality of our service.

What our clients say

What our clients say

Luke offered the organisation professional support, embraced multiple changes in both requirements and culture in a positive and responsive manner. I wouldn’t hesitate to work with Luke again in the future”

Michelle Talmer -  Vendor Manager - FGIT

Get in Touch

Get in Touch

Office 3006, HDS Business Centre, Cluster M,
Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai, UAE

info@candergroup.com   |  +971 45 667 978