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Iraq Business News brings you the latest employment news from Iraq, highlighting the ever increasing number of available employment opportunities.

Tenders for $180m Contract to Overhaul Iraq’s Civil Service

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has outlined proposals in its request for bidders for a $180 million contract to set up civil service laws and regulations, and to create local institutions to deliver services to the population. The four-year program is called the “Iraq National and Provincial Administrative Reform Project”. Applications are to […]

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Honeywell to Open Office in Baghdad – More to Follow

Industrial manufacturer Honeywell International said on Tuesday that it is opening a full-service office in Baghdad, and plans to open other offices in the country over the next few years. The Baghdad office will supply technology solutions such as process automation equipment to Iraq’s oil and gas industry, which is in the midst of re-construction. […]

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Iraqi Institutions Support Education Reform for a Brighter Future

Representatives from the Ministries of Education, Higher Education and Finance from Baghdad and the Kurdish Regional Government gathered in Erbil during a three-day meeting for the modernisation of the education sector in Iraq. From 23 to 25 September, 2010, UNESCO and UNICEF launched the first national workshop for education of the joint “Iraq Public Sector […]

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$98m Contractor Technical Support for Iraqi Defense Network

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency [DSCA] notified Congress today [September 24, 2010] of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq of contractor technical support of the Iraqi Defense Network and associated parts and equipment for a complete package worth approximately $98 million. The Government of Iraq has requested a possible sale of contractor technical support […]

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$57m Contractor Logistics Support for Mobile Communications Centers

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency [DSCA] notified Congress today [September 24, 2010] of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq of contractor logistics support for Mobile Communications Centers and associated parts and equipment for a complete package worth approximately $57 million. The Government of Iraq has requested a possible sale of contractor technical support for […]

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More Auditors Needed in Iraq

Patrick Fitzgerald, director of the US Defense Contract Audit Agency, told the Commission on Wartime Contracting that his agency lacks the resources to track all the money being spent in Iraq. The Pentagon’s top auditor said on Thursday that there may not be enough auditors to oversee all of the billions of dollars being spent. […]

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Iraqi Transport Ministry Buys New Ships – Jobs to Follow

The Iraqi Transportation Minister, Amer Abdul-Jabbar, said that the ministry has signed a contract to purchase 66 vessels from an international company in order to reduce import expenditure, according to a report from AKnews. He said the ships will arrive next Monday and will create many job opportunities. Abdul-Jabbar noted that the project needs the […]

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Teachers Being Hired Throughout Iraq

The Education Ministry has confirmed plans to offer new staff to schools nationwide, depending on their needs. An official source in the ministry said that schools in the outskirts of Baghdad, and in other provinces which suffered security problems, like Mosul, Diyala, and Anbar, will be given priority.

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Petronas to Train Iraqi Engineers for Gharraf Oilfield

Petronas, the Malaysian state oil firm, has agreed to train 60 Iraqi oil engineers to help it develop the Gharaf oilfield. The engineers will attend an intensive 6-month course in Malaysia and will then be sent back home to supervise the company’s operations, according to a report from Azzaman. Petronas and Japan Petroleum Exploration Co […]

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JOBS IN IRAQ – Our New Free Service Starts Today!

We launch our new Jobs in Iraq page today on the IBN web site in response to reader demand. This is a free reciprocal service for Recruitment Agencies and Employers with jobs on offer in Iraq. For readers it provides a welcome source of employment options in a country crying out for skilled labour and […]

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Media Training Centers on Rise in Iraq

Educational centers teaching journalism and media studies in Iraq have increased dramatically since 2003, which observers find promising in the country’s opening. After the toppling of Saddam Hussein’s regime in 2003, under which independent journalism was strictly censored, many independent media centers opened in Iraq, the majority of which are based in Kurdistan Region due […]

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Nepal Lifts Iraq Working Ban

The government of Nepal has lifted the ban on Nepalis working in Iraq. An estimated 30,000 Nepalis working in Iraq were facing the prospect of deportation after the US asked its contractors to send home expatriate workers whose countries impose a travel ban in Iraq. “We took the decision for the sake of Nepalis already […]

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