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Salary Spotlight

A project manager and coordinator in Bosnia

By Eliza Villarino05 February 2013

A view of Mostar, a city in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Photo by: Jon Worth / 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 project manager and coordinator locally hired by a multilateral donor in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

  • Position title: project manager and coordinator
  • Seniority: midlevel
  • Position type: full-time
  • Year: 2012
  • Sample tasks: ensure efficient implementation of project activities, supervise field staff in 17 locations
  • Salary: $3,000 net per month

Bosnia-Herzegovina’s foreign aid job market

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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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