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 gender expert employed by a bilateral donor in Vietnam.
Position title: social and gender specialist
Position type: consulting assignment
Sample tasks: perform gender assessment in project areas, make recommendations for improved gender and social inclusiveness in the project design and implementation of activities, conduct gender training for project implementers and partners
Compensation: $176 per day
Vietnam’s foreign aid job market