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Expat Network Jobs Newsletter

Welcome to the first Expat Network Jobs newsletter of 2018. As well as links to some of the many new job opportunities available at, we explore some of the many issues affecting your working life as an expat - or would-be expat.

We want to bring you more information that will be of interest and will help you get the best out of your life as an expat.

  • Feedback – We would welcome any suggestions on topics that you would like us to cover. Just write to
  • Your experience – We all enjoy hearing about other people’s experiences as an expat and we plan to have a Members’ Corner in Expat Living where we can share your pictures, stories and advice with other readers. Please send any unusual or interesting pictures about your life working, living or retired abroad together with stories that will give people an insight into the expat life to

This month we see tips for getting the best flight deals and examine some of the issues to consider when assessing a salary abroad.

We are, as always, 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!

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Jobseeking Support

As we enter 2018 we have been looking for ways to help you find your next role.

  • Is your CV up to date? When applying for a job abroad your CV/resume and increasingly your LinkedIn profile is the first contact that you have with your potential employer or their agent. We have identified four leading providers of CV services who can review your CV and ensure that it will help you to stand out and reach the initial list of candidates to be called for interview. These service providers can also help with interview preparation and other aspects of your job search. Click here to find out more.
  • Salary Expectation – When considering a move to a new role abroad it is important to know how much you would need to earn to match your current lifestyle so that you can assess the offer or negotiate effectively. Salary Expectation can produce a personalised report that will enable you to see the comparative purchasing power of your salary in your destination city together with an indication of the costs of everyday items. The normal price is $50, but Salary Expectation are offering a discounted price of $20 for a limited period. Follow this link to Salary Expectation to order your report.
  • Premium membership – In 2018 we will be launching a new level of membership which will bring you a number of benefits to help you get that new role, discounts on products and services to help you get the best out of your life as an expat and other benefits. We will keep you informed of progress.

Issues to consider when assessing a salary abroad

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Kesiena Ogefere, the Co-Founder of Salary Expectation, a business providing tools to help you to assess the value of your salary in your planned new home City, outlines the key points that you should consoder as you assess an offer you have received or consider what you need to earn to match or improve on the life you can lead with your current salary.

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Top ten tips to get the best flight deal

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When making the move to a new role abroad, taking up your next move or planning vacation travel you need to find the best flight deals. The internet is a great source for competitive flight prices. Here are our top 10 tips for getting the best flight deal.

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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 is packed full of the latest job vacancies, classified by role and by industry type, which you can view here. You can also browse by Industry using the buttons below.

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Amec Foster Wheeler is currently delivering a major contract for Brunei Shell Petroleum Sdn Bhd (BSP), for the rejuvenation of assets in Brunei. The project aims to rejuvenate 79 offshore platforms to ensure ongoing production for the next 25 years.

The work includes concept, Front End Engineering Design (FEED), detailed design, construction, completions and commissioning, marine management, fabrication management, procurement, and project management. The contract will run for five years from March 2017, with a possible two-year extension.

We are currently recruiting experienced onshore and offshore personnel to support the BSP project, including:

• Commercial

• Construction / Commissioning

• Engineering

• Finance


• Human Resources

• Offshore Construction Supervision

• Offshore Construction Trades

• Procurement / Supply Chain

• Project Control / Cost / Planning

• Project Delivery Systems

• Project Management

• Process

• Technical Safety

Click here to apply for jobs

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Here are just a few of the current vacancies available:

Senior Mechanical Engineer, Coal Fired Power Plant, Jordan

Telecoms, OCC & SCADA Engineer, Spain

Sales / Business Development Representative, Solar PV, France

HVAC, Plumbing and Electronics Supervisors, O & M, Saudi Arabia

Director of Nursing, Kuwait

Lead QA/ QC Quality Site Engineer, Power Plant Construction, Saudi Arabia

Teachers, English, Chemistry, Biology, Kuwait, Kazakhstan, Qatar

Tunnel Construction Manager, TBM, Singapore

Principal Environmental Consultant, French Speaking, International Travel

Don’t Miss Your Latest Money Newsletter

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Expat Network circulates a Money newsletter every month, the latest considering in depth how expats should plan their insurance cover, and many other subjects of interest to expats. If you have missed the latest newsletter you can view it by clicking below.

Contract News

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

KBR has been awarded an ammonia plant contract in Nigeria

Abu Dhabi’s NPCC wins $327m offshore contract in India

Gammon picked for £705m of Hong Kong contracts

Laing O’Rourke secure Expo 2020 Dubai contracts

Mott MacDonald to design and construct Australian rail scheme

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Expat Network's online Service Directories includes companies to assist with your life overseas. This month we profile Healthcare.

Free Guide To Living In France

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A country of high culture, beautiful historical buildings and great mountains, France remains a popular destination for expats, Make the transition work better with this free-to-download, full-colour guide. Your Guide To Living In France provides you with guidance on the issues you will need to address as you plan your move, whether that is to retire, buy a second property or simply enjoy a whole new life.

Do You Need To Re-Register?

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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.

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