Public Relations Officer (PRO)

Job Overview

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is looking for Public Relations Officer (PRO) to join our team in iraq .



  • Manage mobilization and security duties to make sure all the paperwork is in place for a smooth and compliance mobilization
  • Manage the coordination of oilfield security paperwork and entry paperwork for Iraqi nationals and expats.
  • Monitor and track directly the POCs between Wood and local Iraqi businesses. Bus company, airport taxis, hotel and conference venues.
  • Direct link between client EMIL Local National Managers under the Staffing Contract specifically but be prepared to assist SPRO with other client tasks.
  • Provide local intelligence by meeting and liaising with the Oilfield Regional Commanders.
  • Act as an Arabic speaker and translator for all in-country issues and any relevant management requests.
  • Foster a good working relationship and interface/liaise with the BOC/immigration/MoI and all Iraq government agencies for any issues relevant to the Staffing contract.
  • Assist the Wood IOM and ML with visa applications (as required) and BOC approval.
  • Act as the company representative in the local clinic during annual blood test for all WOOD employees
  • VLA applications and renewals on time.
  • SCS OFP on time with no delay to deployments.
  • Accommodation tracker checks and accountability.
  • PCR & Bloods test on time with no delay.
  • Iraq office-based team plus personnel on all contracts and primarily mobilisation.

Skills / Qualifications

  • At least 3 years’ experience in Iraq working within a transferable skills sector with admin and/or mobilisation experience
  • Ability to plan strategically and working within plans, rosters, mobilisation charts, Microsoft project and Sharepoint
  • Provide quality field office support and operations compliance with GEI procedures
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work independently
  • Demonstrate strong facilitation, negotiation and networking skills
  • Working in team and team building
  • Ability to produce quality work with a high degree of accuracy, handle changes in priorities and coordinate work on multiple tasks
  • Good problem solving skills, organizational capabilities and attention to detail
  • Sound judgment, high degree of initiative and ability to work independently
  • Strong team work orientation, good interpersonal skills, and a proven ability to work effectively with a range of clients and colleagues

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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