A health program manager in Chad

A doctor and staff from the UN Refugee Agency talk to a mother holding her baby at the Treguine refugee camp in Eastern Chad. Photo by: European Commission / CC BY-SA

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 an internationally-hired health program manager working for an international NGO in Chad.

 Position title: health program manager
 Seniority: senior level
 Position type: full time
 Year: 2014
 Salary: between $60,000 and $90,000 annually
 Benefits: health insurance, housing supplement, paid vacation
 Sample tasks: implement and manage health care programs in emergency settings, recommends improvements in health service delivery
 Qualifications: Master’s degree in public health

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    Kelli Rogers

    Kelli Rogers is a global development reporter for Devex. Based in Bangkok, she covers disaster and crisis response, innovation, women’s rights, and development trends throughout Asia. Prior to her current post, she covered leadership, careers, and the USAID implementer community from Washington, D.C. Previously, she reported on social and environmental issues from Nairobi, Kenya. Kelli holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, and has since reported from more than 20 countries.