Government Relations Officer

Posted over 1 year ago by Renwa Group
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Oil & Gas
Job Description and Criteria:
  • Provide government relations assistance to the company leadership team and project teams in engagements with KRI regional and local government offices and directorates
  • Manages all aspects of interactions with the relevant government offices, including but not limited to; Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Natural Resources, Tax Offices, Asayish, Residency Office. This includes handling all relevant paperwork to the company’s obligations are met on time and in full
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with representatives of KRI regional and local government offices, key ministries and directorates
  • Advocate the company position with key Govt stakeholders in KRI
  • Provides counsel on Kurdistan local and regional governments arranges and schedules visits and meetings
  • Monitors government activities, changes and trends in the relevant government offices
  • Ensures all paperwork is up to date and ready for the timely processing
  • Prepares agreements, and receipts, obtains finance dept. approvals
  • Support the development of government affairs and stakeholder engagement plan
  • Previous experience working in a corporate government affairs department or relevant experience in energy sector, minimum 4 years
  • Excellent understanding of the government structure and priorities in KRI
  • Understanding of oil and gas industry issues and operations in the Region
  • Proven experience in working effectively with various stakeholders in government and communities
  • Proven ability to collaborate and work effectively in a team setting
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills with managers and co-workers
  • Proven ability to deliver business driven results
  • Full speaking and writing fluency in Kurdish
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills in English and Arabic
  • Willing to travel anywhere within the KRI
  • Full capability on Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrable administrative capability

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Renwa Group


Renwa Group is a 100% Kurdish owned, managed and funded Oilfield Services provider, headquartered in Erbil, capital of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. We are a leading service provider to the Interna...

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