HR Advisor

Posted about 1 year ago by Weatherford
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Salary 0 - TBC Sector Human Resources

Weatherford have an exciting opportunity for a seasoned HR Advisor to join our growing team in Erbil, Iraq.

The HR Advisor's duties and responsibilities are listed below:

  • Responsibilities will be to proactively work to strengthen HR deliveries within Weatherford and in particular, to support the organisation with HR projects.
  • Support the HR senior team members with day to day HR activities.
  • Work alongside Managers to improve employee relations and maximise the effectiveness of resources to ensure management meet operational requirements.
  • Provide day to day operational recruitment activities from initial discussions or requirements through to final selection and offer negotiations.
  • Provide support to a range of HR processes and programs such as resourcing, talent development, performance improvement, training and development.
  • Support HR projects as and when required.
  • Any other delegated responsibilities as instructed by Line Management within the timeframe specified in a safe and efficient manner to meet business requirements, provided the instruction is reasonable and you are capable and deemed competent to fulfil these.


  • Bachelors’ degree or higher qualification is a must.
  • Minimum 3+ years HR experience within an international organisation.
  • Knowledge of the Iraq business, employment laws and policies.
  • Highly proficient in all Microsoft Office tools.
  • Experience of Employee Relations, Employment Engagement and Change Management.
  • Confident decision maker and should have the ability to challenge managers when required.
  • Fluent Arabic and Kurdish language skills are essential.
  • Any HR related certification would be beneficial.
  • Positive mindset.
  • Strong ability to work independently and demonstrate flexibility.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Team player.
  • High ethical standards.
  • Change facilitator.
  • Driving license would be preferred.

Weatherford is the leading wellbore and production solutions company. Operating in more than 80 countries, the Company answers the challenges of the energy industry with its global talent network of approximately 20,000 team members and 600 locations, which include service, research and development, training, and manufacturing facilities. Visit for more information or connect on LinkedInFacebookTwitterInstagram, or YouTube.

We’re looking to the future with a clear vision and a strong mission.

Our goal is to address the headwinds facing the industry, revolutionize the oilfield with digital technology, integrated solutions, and world-class talent.

We accept every challenge for the benefit of our Company, our industry, and the world. Our technology leadership delivers solutions that rise to every occasion, supply the best outcomes in each operation, and give power to all customers.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor – Priority Referral Requested.


Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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