[ID:0576]The following job descriptions cover many of the standard administrative jobs available in development organizations. Regardless of your position overseas, most international jobs require that you also perform some or all of the following tasks: training local nationals, supervising personnel, working with local officials, general office administration and budget and project management.
International development is one of the most challenging and rewarding careers on the planet. If you have an interest in the field, be sure to consider all the professional options available to you.
In-country Program Coordinator
As the country representative of your agency overseas, you are responsible for a number of projects. You are somewhere between an entrepreneur and a diplomat. You must, above all else, be versatile and able to work effectively in the face of stress. You alone will manage an office in which your duties will include writing reports to the head office, financial budgeting, administration of local staff, and liasing with partners and...