In this regular column, Devex’s career expert, Kate Warren, answers members’ questions about navigating a career in global development.Submit your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
I’m really interested in finding a community development job in a health-related field in Central or South America, and so have been searching the Devex site tirelessly. Do you know if positions ever become available that don’t require fluency in Spanish? I’m working on my language skills, though would be only at a beginner level currently.
Kate Warren is the senior director and editor of careers and recruiting content at Devex. With more than a decade of international development recruitment experience working with international NGOs, consulting firms and donor agencies, she has a finger on the pulse of hiring trends across the industry and insider knowledge on what it takes to break in.
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