Working in BGC

BGC has a workforce of 5,500 including over 5,000 Iraqis.

They range from those with highly valuable experience developed over many years of work in difficult conditions on what are now BGC assets, to those at the start of their careers. We also have several hundred seconded international staff, with significant global experience, who have come to Iraq from some 30 countries.

We want working for BGC to be a distinctive opportunity to experience a challenging yet highly rewarding career path.

We are particularly focused on developing our people. BGC is committed to investing in Iraq’s human energy offering a world class development programme that gives people the opportunity to achieve internationally recognised standards.

We believe that a career at BGC offers the following:


Performance and rewards:

  • Access to a competitive salary and benefits package within the Iraqi market.
  • Recognition and reward for your individual contributions, including special recognition awards and an annual performance-related bonus.
  • Access to professional, world class management practices and excellent career opportunities and facilities


Personal and professional development:

  • The possibility to work with state-of-the-art technical solutions and systems.
  • Commitment to ensuring our employees succeed by ensuring both personal development needs and professional/academic qualification requirements are addressed and supported as part of tailored individual development plan.
  • Opportunity to learn from - and pass knowledge on to - a diverse population of staff.
  • Respect for people; BGC takes matters regarding health and safety of staff seriously and respects a positive work-life balance and supports family-friendly policies.
  • Our core values are honesty, integrity and respect for people. We also firmly believe in the fundamental importance of trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, and in pride in what we do.
  • We have a long-term commitment to remain and grow within Iraq.

Building the future of Iraq:

  • Be part Iraq’s largest gas company and a member of a unique and visionary public/private Joint Venture.
  • Work for an environmentally conscious company which operates in a sustainable manner and prioritises social responsibility in the execution of its business.
  • Contribute towards turning a wasted resource – natural gas – into a blessing for current and future generations of Iraqis. Our work matters.
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