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Apple hiring new employees in UAE

Apple appears to be ramping up its staff hiring in the UAE as it unveils its latest products, including the next-generation iPhone.

Just hours ahead of the widely anticipated launch of the new iPhone, the tech giant posted vacancies for a number of positions for its retail operations in the UAE, further fueling rumours that the company is set to open its first ever flagship store in the Middle East soon.

As shown on its official website, the company is looking to hire business, service and inventory specialists, managers and other professionals with sales and customer service experience or qualifications.

The vacancies, posted on September 9, stated that candidates with leadership skills, proven success in sales and aptitude for acquiring skills in technical repairs, among others, are being sought after.

There have been unconfirmed reports claiming that Apple is set to open a mega store in Dubai, a first in the Middle East, in October.

Between July and August, the company also posted vacancies for visual designer, store manager, retail business consultant and iTunes intern.

The following are the latest positions the company is seeking to fill in the UAE:

- Business specialist

- Creative

- Inventory specialist

- Apple store leader program

- Business manager

- Market leader

- Service specialist

- Specialist (Customer service)

- Store leader

- Expert

- Genius (Expert in troubleshooting and repairing products)

- Manager

- Business leader

- Senior manager

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Source: Cleofe Maceda, Senior Web Reporter,