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