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.
Nevertheless, compensation is an important part of human resources management, and comprehensive data on salaries and benefits is hard to come by. That is why Devex is shedding light on the salaries and work of those holding jobs that international development organizations commonly hire. It is part of our mission to help aid professionals do good and make informed decisions about their careers.
Today’s spotlight is on a monitoring and evaluation director, an international hire, at a nongovernmental organization working in South Sudan.
Position title: M&E director
Position type: full-time
Salary: $54,000-$60,000 per year
Benefits: Housing, health insurance, contributions to retirement account, rest and recreation, home leave, danger pay, post-differential pay while in country
Sample tasks: work with field staff to develop M&E tools as well as compile and analyze data that can improve program effectiveness and accountability, oversee and implement M&E systems and processes, work with donor and program staff as well as other stakeholders to develop work and M&E plans and systems, provide M&E training and related support to field staff
Key qualifications for the job: minimum 10 years of relevant experience, proven skills in M&E, experience working in Sudan or South Sudan
South Sudan’s foreign aid job market