International development is as much a business as it is a labor of love, and chances are you won’t choose your next assignment based on the money.
That said, compensation is an important part of human resources management, and comprehensive data on salaries and benefits is hard to come by. That’s why Devex is shedding light on the salaries and work of those holding jobs that international development organizations commonly hire for. It’s part of our mission to help aid professionals do good and make informed decisions about their careers.
Today’s spotlight is on a locally hired finance and administration manager for an NGO in Mali.
Position title: finance and administration manager
Position type: full-time
Salary: roughly $30,000 per year
Benefits: transportation allowance, health insurance
Sample tasks: general program management, regional sub-office integration, representation at donor forums, staff development, strategy implementation, risk management, finance quality oversight
Key qualifications for the job: master’s degree in economics, banking management
Mali’s foreign aid job market