Managing Partner Viacheslav Shakhov joined Brandy Scott and the team at The Business Breakfast to discuss the Cooper Fitch Gulf Employment for Q4 2023.

He also discussed what we expect for the year ahead, given current market conditions. Report highlights: 6% increase in the number of new jobs in the GCC in quarter four 2023 when compared with quarter four 2022.

Saudi saw the highest increase in job opportunities in quarter four at 6% followed closely by Kuwait and Bahrain. 13% increase across the Gulf in digital, data and AI jobs in this quarter which is the highest increase in new opportunities for quarter four 2023.

The number of CEO opportunities across the Gulf has risen by 7% in quarter four, particularly in Saudi Arabia.