Expat Recruitment - Engineering, Technical & Construction

Hydrographic / Waterways Expert

Job Reference:WW037  
Location:West AfricaSalary:Negotiable + expat benefits.

We have a position for a Hydrographic / Waterways Expert, with a European Consultant, for a short term assignment in West Africa.

The expected input would be for 40 working days, with the possibility of follow-on work. The project is designed to support the Democratic Republic of Congo economy and to improve the navigability of part of inland waterways of the country.

The funding focuses on the Congo River between Kinshasa and Kisangani and on the Kasai River between Malela-Kwa and Ilebo, and, a part of Lake Tanganyika. The rehabilitation of certain major ports on this network is also taken into account by the project.

The company are currently seeking an Expert with river development or waterway maintenance experience. Plus the following:
experience in obtaining hydrographic data, hydrological and bathymetric data for the management and improvement of navigation;
experience of at least 5 years in the management of inland waterways, tagging, fluvial signalling and improvement of port access;
experience of at least 3 years in the operation and maintenance of a navigable network;
experience in the development and production of mapping of inland waterways and institutions of albums of navigation will be an asset.

An attractive tax-free day rate and expat benefits such as accommodation, per diem, local transport and flights are also on offer for the right candidate.

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