Iraq Recruitment and Workforce Solutions

Staffing, HR consulting and employment services in Iraq

About Airswift Iraq

Airswift have been operating in Iraq since 2010, delivering complete workforce solutions for projects worth over $50 billion.

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Throughout this time, Airswift has grown to become the premiere, end-to-end workforce solutions provider for companies operating across Iraq and maintains a presence across three locations in Basrah, Baghdad and Kurdistan.

Airswift's teams are comprised of local and international employees, bringing together the required skill sets and experience to deliver our tried and tested solutions to new and existing clients in Iraq who have benefited from these services for over nine years.

Global coverage

Airswift’s global offices present a key advantage to our clients. With over 60 strategic global offices we are equipped to deliver workforce solutions for projects all over the world.

Core services 

Airswift provides a range of workforce solutions in Iraq, including:

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Sectors we work in

We are recruitment and workforce solution providers to the following sectors:

Talent acquisition

Airswift Talent Acquisition Workforce Solutions
Our talent acquisition teams focus on dedicated disciplines and verticals. They specialise in identifying local Iraqi and international expatriate personnel.

Global employment and mobility

Airswift Global Employment & Mobility Workforce Solutions
Our global employment and mobility teams deliver immigration and in-country support services, Employer of Record (EOR) services, payroll and taxation services, mobilisation, in-country travel, logistics and contractor care management.


Airswift Workforce & HR Consulting Services

Airswift offers consulting services and unique talent mapping, which provides real-time data and market rate evaluations, allowing for improved decision making for workforce planning, sourcing, performance and risk management to sustain lean operations.

Managed services and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO)

Airswift Managed Solutions

Our in-house sourcing solutions offer an embedded program delivery team on or near-site with recruiters who are fully immersed in the culture of our clients, engaging in their recruiting process and allowing for reduced cost and time-per-hire without compromising quality.

Key achievements

  • Awarded exclusive contract with ExxonMobil in 2017 for Iraqi nationals on West Qurna 1 with 100+ Iraqi national placements to date
  • Awarded exclusive Security Services Contract with BP for Iraqi nationals
  • Awarded sole supplier contract on the Siba Gas Field for Iraqi nationals
  • Placed over 900 Iraqi national and expatriate personnel to projects in Iraq
  • Supported Shell South Gas Iraq for the full project lifecycle, recruiting, mobilising and supporting over 250 expatriate personnel
  • Successfully provided Medivac services to personnel in need of urgent medical assistance while on assignment in Iraq

Global Energy Talent Index (GETI) Report

GETI LogoEvery year, Airswift co-produce an annual employment trends and benchmarking report. GETI is a consultancy report for managers and professionals in the energy sector.

The report focuses on labor trends within oil and gas, renewable energy, power, nuclear and petrochemicals.

Jobs in Iraq

Our contract and direct hire recruiters help top talent at every stage of their job search.

Whether you’re searching for full time or temporary work, Airswift can help you find the right role for your career goals and skill set.

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