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WRS in Kurdistan

WRS is a leading Kurdistan recruitment provider across multiple sectors, supplying talent across the Energy, FMCG, Hospitality, Construction, Trading & Commodities, Pharmaceuticals, Automotive, Telecom & IT sectors. We provide workforce solutions for some of the world’s most important projects and Kurdistan is a large part of our global focus.

Whether you’re looking for a new role in Kurdistan or have staffing requirements, WRS Kurdistan can help you.

WRS local business, Worldwide Recruitment & Outsourcing Ltd, is a Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) Approved Vendor Listed (AVL) Oilfield Services Company (OSC) in Kurdistan. We have the experience and expertise to deliver the service requirements, both for permanent and contract local staff. Our local office in the Empire Towers in Erbil is ideally placed to support clients working in the region for both local and expatriate personnel.

WRS has a long history of recruiting personnel in Kurdistan and as such our network is extensive. We have developed local client and candidate networks extensively during our time operating in Kurdistan.


WRS offer all its contractors the same benefits, listed as follows:

  • Unlimited monthly payroll capability, HSBC banking and Western Union Transfer payment.

  • Maximum seven working day turnaround on payment to all contractors, direct to your account. WRS run a payment every week and we pay contractors monthly.

  • Global AIG Insurance policies.

  • Unlimited travel and medical assistance for accident & sickness worldwide.

  • Unlimited global medevac cover.

  • Kurdish personnel medical, accident and sickness insurances with Al Hamraa group.

  • Insurance cover, including - £10m Employers Liability, £5m Public & Products Liability cover.

  • In house mobility team with 24-hour response unit covering all flights, accommodation, logistics, security and visa assistance where required.

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Disciplines including Geosciences, Engineering, HSEQ, Upstream drilling, wells & completion, onshore and offshore installation, Process, Mechanical, Electrical, Project.

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Contact the Kurdistan Team​

You can reach us on +964 751 160 1720 / +964 751 919 0001 or email us at Kurdistan@worldwide-rs.com

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