Expatriate terms of employment

Caring for our Employees

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package to attract and retain talent. We are committed to helping our employees meet their needs for health care, long-term planning, and positive work-life balance.

In addition to a competitive base salary, as an expatriate employee you are entitled to:

  • A monthly living allowance
  • Suitable housing or housing allowance
  • Health and dental insurance
  • 25 days paid vacation
  • Paid national holidays (up to 10 per year)
  • Sick leave and compassionate leave
  • Parental leave
  • Annual home leave
  • Right to relocation allowance after 18 months of service

DRC rewards performance and commitment. After defined periods, you may be eligible for:

  • Pension allowance (after 12 months)
  • Experience allowance (after 24 months)

Depending on your duty station, employment category and personal situation, you may also be eligible for:

  • Rest and recuperation benefit
  • Hardship location allowance
  • Explosives allowance (for demining employees)
  • Family benefits package (including for spouses and domestic partners, and dependent children)

Get more information and view our salary scale