energy jobline clients 2023
  • Full Time
  • Basra, Al-Basra Governorate, Iraq
  • TBD USD / Year

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.

Energy Jobline

Data Service Lead – 12 months Contract – Iraq

28 x 28 rotation

All flights, accommodation, food, healthcare and visa’s will be paid for you

Do you have data analytics experience, and are you seeking a new contract in Basra? NES Fircroft is looking for a Data Service Lead, and the role comes with an attractive contract daily rate.

As a Data Service Lead, you will contribute at every stage of the upstream value chain and make a significant impact on how efficiently and effectively the firm’s business operates.

In your first few weeks in this Data Service Lead role, you can expect to:

  • Promote data standardisation and eliminate data management inefficiencies surrounding data ingestion, cleansing, transformation, migration and analytics
  • Develop a thorough knowledge of business functionalities and departmental data management processes across businesses and educate users in use of data assets
  • Embed best practices via training, coaching and mentoring, and feedback continuous improvement suggestions to departmental Leads
  • Define and utilize statistical tools to solve industry-specific problems in varying fields, such as economics and engineering
  • Determine and enforce specific security and privacy requirements for each piece of data, especially related to privacy laws, industry regulations, and corporate compliance mandates
  • Take inventory of all unstructured data – the big data challenge – determining its format, security, ownership, and quality, determining which unstructured data should – and shouldn’t – be captured.


To apply for this Data Service Lead role, you will need a full-time bachelor’s degree in Pure Science or Computer Science or Engineering with Mathematics, plus 5 years of experience working in data analytics or data management in large organisations and large-scale data management & integration projects. You will also require the following:

  • 10 years of data analytics and relevant IT experience
  • Broad understanding of Oil & Gas upstream resources, processes, and functions
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of IT tools and techniques such as IT systems, application designs, IT networks, cyber security, data security, etc
  • Experience in database management systems (T-SQL, MDX, PLSQL, DAX), Data Modelling (Erwin; other data modelling Tools) and data storage/ETL processes (DataStage| Informatica|SSIS)
  • Experience in data analytics and reporting tools (Power BI, SAP BI, Spotfire, SSRS, Python, R), large-scale data cleansing & consolidation projects and spatial data management (FME, ESRI ArcGIS)
  • Knowledge of data governance strategy with experience in business analytics for data projects and data project design.

In return for your knowledge and expertise, you will receive a favorable contract rate and the opportunity to work in a collaborative and inclusive team

To apply for this Data Service Lead contract in Basra, please contact NES Fircroft today.

With over 90 years of combined experience in delivering workforce solutions to the global energy industry, NES Fircroft is proud to be the world’s leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & renewable, Infrastructure, and Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide. We provide tailored staffing solutions, sourced from a global talent pool by a dedicated, discipline-specific team of consultants.

With over 90 years’ combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world’s leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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