Team Leader - Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka
£5267.66 - £9218.41 per month + full expat benefits
07 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Frankie Routleff
Job Type

Team Leader - Sri Lanka

My client is a leading Engineering Consultancy with a strong presence within the transportation & infrastructure sector. They are urgently seeking a Team Leader a major Expressway Project in Sri Lanka. The Team Leader will be joining the construction Supervision team; this is an excellent opportunity to join a team of engineers that is widely recognised as market leaders in the field of Engineering.

Qualifications and skills

University Degree in Highway Engineering or a relevant field of Engineering;

Proven knowledge of international standards;

Fluency in written and spoken English is a must;

General professional experience

Preferably 20, but at least 15 years of professional experience in highways design

And/or construction/supervision projects;

Preferably 15, but at least 10 years professional experience in project / Programme

Management (leading position) OR in a senior engineering management position in

The public or private sector.

Specific professional experience

Preferably 15, but at least 10 years of international professional experience in design and/or construction and/or supervision of concrete roads projects with similar size.

Preferably 10, but at least 7 years of international (outside of his/her country of residence) professional experience on similar position in highways construction or supervision projects with similar size, which at least 05 years of experience shall have been spent in similar capacity leading teams of professionals in projects of similar scope.

Civil works carried out under FIDIC conditions of contract.

At least 3 years of relevant regional professional experience is an advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities

During the construction supervision stage the Team Leader/Resident Engineer shall be present and assist the others with meetings, this includes monthly meetings with the Contractor, concrete paver official tests and others. Supervise all the construction activities, be aware of daily progress of the construction as well as existing issues and suggest immediate solutions. The Team Leader/Resident Engineer shall be responsible for the all technical issues of whole scope indicated in this Terms of Reference for the Consulting Services.


A very Vibrant site in Sri lanka just of the capital Colombo.

Duration of the Project - 24 months (likely to extend to 40)

Type of Assignment- Expressway Project- 39.91 kms from Meerigama to Kurunegala ( very close to the Capital- Colombo)

Salary Package

The salary package consists of $8,000 to $14,000, HOUSING, CAR, FLIGHTS.

ewi is an international consultancy focused on the search & selection of the Worlds leading engineering and construction professionals. We specialise in recruiting expats and local experts for major infrastructure and build projects across the globe.

For more information on any international Highway and Bridge assignments please contact Frankie Routleff at ewi recruitment - f.routleff