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Welcome to the Expat Network Jobs newsletter for February. As well as links to some of the many new job opportunities available at www.expatnetwork.com, we explore some of the many issues affecting your working life as an expat – or would-be expat.

In this edition we are keen to help you make sure you register or re-register with Expat Network so that you can fully enjoy all the many benefits available to you on registering.

This month we consider a survey that suggests work opportunities may improve in the Gulf and a new work visa system for the UAE.

We also give you the chance to win an Apple iPad Mini 4 and to appear on TV!

We would also like to remind you that we are here to help. So if you have any queries about expat jobs or other topics don’t hesitate to drop us an email. We love to hear from you!

Shona Farrell

Shona Farrell


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Survey Says Gulf Jobs Market To Recover

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Following a year of massive redundancies caused by the collapse in oil prices, the Gulf region is finally set to witness a stabilisation in job cuts and a moderate rate of new job creation in 2017. A survey by GulfTalent, with responses from companies across the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain, was designed to mine insights into employment trends and prospects for the year.

Do You Need To Re-Register?

Some long-term Expat Network members may not realise you have to register or re-register at www.expatnetwork.com to make sure you get access to all the Network’s resources. Sign up for free at Expat Network to enjoy the following benefits: access the latest overseas jobs; get help with writing winning CVs and social media profiles; and upload your CV so that our unique network of recruiters and employers can find you.

You will also find expert answers to the most frequently asked expat questions and receive regular news bulletins on contract awards and other expat news. Registration is free of charge – and you can unsubscribe at any time.

UAE Seeks To Lure Top Foreign Talent

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The UAE government has approved a new visa system designed to attract top foreign talents in fields such as medicine, science and research to the country, Bloomberg reports Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum as saying, “The United Arab Emirates is the land of opportunities. Attracting top talents will “add to our economy and future,” he said.

Sponsored: Premiums Cut On Expat Contractor Health Plan

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As expat insurance specialists, Bellwood Prestbury have negotiated reductions of up to 25% on the Contractors International Health Plan. The new rates deliver savings of 25% for contractors aged up to 49 years and 20% for anyone over the age of 50. The plan offers a range of medical insurance options designed for expats working in the oil & gas, energy, aviation, engineering, security, NGO, humanitarian, telecommunications and technology industries. Get a quote now.

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Win An Apple iPad Mini 4

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Are you a UK expat currently living overseas? If so, your views are extremely valuable to investment firm Old Mutual International and they would really appreciate you taking part in a survey. To thank you for your time, all completed surveys received by 14 March 2017 will be entered into a free prize draw. The winner will receive an Apple iPad mini 4 (32 GB) and two runners-up will receive an Apple voucher worth £100. Terms and conditions apply.

Remote And In Search Of Romance?

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A new reality TV show for a major UK broadcaster is looking to cast a fun, adventurous and outgoing British single man or woman in search of romance, but who is currently living in a remote location such as Outback Australia or Africa. Because of their extreme location, this singleton has little or no chance of finding the partner of their dreams. The purpose of this new show is to fix their dating predicament.

Get A New Job

Whatever else is happening in the expat world, now might be the time to think about getting your next assignment, or preparing yourself for employment changes – foreseen or unforeseen. That is why we have been very busy making sure expatnetwork.com is packed full of the latest job vacancies, classified by role and by industry type, which you can view here.

Here are just a few of the other current vacancies available:

Financial Sales Professionals, Banking, Worldwide

Engineer, Structural Steel Fabrication, Saudi Arabia

Audit Manager, Finance, UAE

Commissioning/Process Engineers, Cement/Power, Worldwide

Project Director, RCC Dams, Laos

Lead DCS Commissioning Engineer, Yokogawa, Qatar

Electrical Technicians, Power Plant, Rwanda

QA Manager, Railway, Israel

English Teacher, British School, Qatar

Radiology Consultant, Hospital, Qatar

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Contract News

All the latest news for expat contractors is loaded every working day at expatnetwork.com. Here is just a small selection of the latest contract awards. If any of these interest you just click through from the heading.

Qatar-Turkey JV score World Cup stadium contract

Bechtel win Saudi NPMO project contract

Fugro lands Shell Kenya work

Monadelphous JV in EPC Oil Search award

ABB wins $70m Europe rail power gear deal

Fluor bags Woodfibre LNG contract, Canada

Wood Group net BP global engineering deal

Fluor JV receives FEED contract, Kazakhstan

AmecFW secure Salamanca FEED contract, Spain

Linde bag Russian LNG plant contract

What To Look For In A Contract

There are a few key points to consider when signing a contract. Fortunately, most expats have been on the circuit long enough to know them, but for those who have recently become expats these prompts might help.

Questions On Expat Healthcare? New Help Here

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A new website, www.expathealthcare.com, provides fully-independent answers to the many questions you may raise as an expat about making sure you are healthy - and have proper insurance cover - while overseas.

Expathealthcare.com is a resource you can use to find out all about healthcare and insurance cover for expats, what you need to know and where to find assistance.

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Read Your Free Expat Living Magazine

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The Winter edition of Expat Living magazine is now available to read completely free of charge. In this edition we have brought together a range of features and news which address the expat experience, whether you are heading to Singapore or Spain. Plus, are you sure you are properly insured if you head off to a danger zone?

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