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Fast and compliant recruitment for companies looking to hire in Iraq

Quickly build a boots on the ground team or expand your existing team while we take care of the legalities

The benefits of hiring a workforce from Iraq.

There are several reasons why you might consider hiring people from Iraq:

Skilled workforce

Iraq has a large pool of highly-skilled professionals, including engineers, oil workers, construction experts.


The cost of labor in Iraq is generally lower compared to other countries, making it an attractive location for businesses looking to reduce costs.

Strategic location

Iraq is strategically located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa, making it an important hub for trade and commerce.

Growing economy

Iraq has a growing economy, with a rich natural resource base and a young, dynamic population. This presents opportunities for businesses looking to expand in the region.

We’ve also written a full guide on the hiring from Iraq that you can refer to for more information.

Why mselect is the best choice for handling the recruitment of Iraq workers.

Our consultants can even work with your specialists to analyze your needs and develop or refine a job spec or develop and conduct an entire job search.

We also handle the entire recruitment and hiring process from sourcing, hiring, education to payroll and compliance.

  1. Developing a good understanding of client companies, their industry, what they do and their work culture and environment;

  2. Using our extensive candidate database with its powerful search facility to find the right person for the client’s vacancy;

  3. Receiving and reviewing applications, managing interviews and creating a shortlist of candidates;

  4. Requesting references and security checking the suitability of applicants before submitting their details to the client;

  5. Briefing the candidate about the responsibilities, salary and benefits of the job in question;

  6. Preparing CVs and correspondence to forward to clients in respect of suitable applicants;

  7. Organising interviews for candidates as requested by the client;

  8. Informing candidates about the results of their interviews;

  9. Negotiating pay and salary rates and finalising arrangements between client and candidates;

  10. Offering advice to both clients and candidates on pay rates, training and career progression;

  11. Conducting medical and local authority security checks;

  12. Working in accordance governmental authorities to adhere to local hiring policies where necessary;

  13. Reviewing recruitment policies to ensure effectiveness of selection techniques and recruitment programmes.

We also have a deep understanding of the region to avoid a lot of the issues related to hiring like:


Doing business in Iraq can be challenging due to bureaucratic obstacles.

Workforce challenges

There may be a shortage of qualified workers in certain industries, and there may be language barriers for non-Arabic speaking employees.

Labor laws

It's important to familiarize yourself with local labor laws, as they can differ from what you're used to in your home country.

Industries in which we operate:

  • Telecom

  • FMCG

  • Industrial

  • IT

  • Manufacturing

  • Oil & Gas

  • Energy

  • Construction

  • Retail


Our Locations:


Apt. 5, 6th Floor, Building 21,

Al-Salihiya Complex,

Al-Salihiya St.,

Karrada Maryam



2nd Floor, Business Avenue,

Al Hakimiya Street,



Danyal Qassab St,
Naz Qtr (216)



Al Salem street,
Opposite Farooq holding building


Tel: +964 (0)66 261 4455