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Deputy Head of Branch – Operations

Job Title: Deputy Head of Branch – Operations
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: erbil, Iraq
REF: 1665
Contact Name: Susan Rafat
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Deputy Head of Branch – Operations for an international oil operator in Erbil. Minimum 10 years in the same role preferably with oil and gas industry, fluency in English is a must.


  • Oil & Gas industry and management experience - ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of the various oil and gas field procedures and practices.
  • Influential and leadership skills; driving continual improvements and engaging with numerous different business units within an energy company.
  • Knowledge on production, facilities, completion, and drilling engineering.
  • Well-developed technical understanding of all phases of a gas producing asset from subsurface to pipelines to processing


  • Must have at least 10 years on management positions with oil and gas sector.
  • High education degree, strong management skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, evenings and/or weekends.
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write in English
  • Must be able to follow both written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to understand and follow safety rules and procedure manuals.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, teamwork, planning and organization skills
  • Fluent English
  • Advanced user of MS Office: Word, Ex?el, Power Point, Access, Outlook, Visio.

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.