HR Specialist

Sector: Oil & Gas

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

• Responsibility for job advertisements and application filtering;
• Scheduling and management of candidate interviews, providing feedback, and obtaining necessary internal approvals;
• Liaise with the hiring managers to prepare interview forms and written exams;
• Conduct pre-employment suitability checks for all staff, including references, medical checks, and due diligence forms.

• Collecting timesheet data and payroll information
• Entering data into payroll and administrative databases and software programs
• Calculating wages, benefits, tax deductions, and social security contributions
• Processing payroll for all company employees and contractors in KRI
• Maintaining personnel database regarding salaries and other compensations
• Managing workforce budget and expenses
• Reporting to line manager regarding daily activities and issues
• Responding to payroll-related inquiries and resolving concerns
• Preparing financial reports for accounting and auditing purposes

• Performing account balance and payroll reconciliations
• Maintaining accurate records of payroll documentation and transactions
• Preparing periodic payroll reports for review by management
• Any other relevant duties assigned by the Line Manager*
* The Company reserves the right to modify this job description anytime per operational needs.


  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in a finance/accounting/HR/Business discipline
  • Chartered accounting/HR certification would be a plus
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in payroll/recruitment management in KRI
  • Working experience with accounting and payroll software
  • Demonstrated experience in dealing with tax and social security authorities
  • Advanced knowledge of labor, social security, and income tax laws in KRI
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in:
  •  Kurdish (native level) English (IELTS 6.5 or higher)
  • Strong organizational and time management capabilities
  • Detail-oriented and high numerical aptitude

Working Conditions:

Office Base- 5 days/ week 8 hours/day 
Location: Erbil
Sector: Oil & Gas
Job Code: emp100
Employment Duration: Full Time
Deadline: 06/07/2022

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