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Salary Spotlight

A managing director in France

By Eliza Villarino14 December 2012

The iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. Photo by: xlibber / CC BY

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 managing director at a development-focused consultancy in France.

  • Position title: managing director
  • Seniority: executive-level
  • Position type: full-time
  • Year: 2012
  • Sample tasks: represent and oversee the company, direct projects, perform consultancy work and quality assurance of assignments, coordinate business development activities
  • Salary: $65,000-$90,000 per year depending on the company’s financial performance

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Eliza Villarino

Eliza Villarino currently manages one of today’s leading publications on humanitarian aid, global health and international development, the weekly GDB. At Devex, she has helped grow a global newsroom, with talented journalists from major development hubs such as Washington, D.C, London and Brussels. She regularly writes about innovations in global development.


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