Become a Remuneration Analyst

You are a curious, open, and adventurous type? You have some experience in HR, administration, development or related fields, as well as an affinity for data? You have a research-focussed, analytic mind and a knack for digging deep into a given problem to find answers to a question? You do not mind “roughing it” on short-term assignments in interesting locations around the world, but are at the same time confident to meet professionally with a variety of officials and interlocutors on various levels?

Then you might be the ideal field researcher and remuneration analyst. Read on!

To find information on the recruitement process (in Norwegian) click here

To apply to go on a field mission as a Remuneration Analyst click here . Once you have completed your application, we will process it and get in touch with you.

Read testimonies from our Analysts Kristine (from Ukraine), Lisa (from Tajikistan) (in Norwegian) and Kevin (from Iraq) or simply ask us about a career as Remuneration Analyst in MSF!

Information about the position – Remuneration Analyst

Type of assignment: Fixed-term (you are hired on a project basis), full-time equivalent field position.
Duration of assignment: Standard 8 weeks (depending on the complexity of the assignment).
Description: Conduct a salary survey in requested location(s) according to specification.


Understanding the market MSF is working in, is the first step to act as a social and responsible employer. As a Remuneration Analyst, you are sent to perform a market and salary benchmark study in order to obtain better insight of the market practice.


  • Present the process of the salary study to all coordination teams, ensuring confidentiality and impartiality
  • Select relevant benchmarking positions for the study with the support from the HR teams and supervisor
  • Select comparator employers for each benchmarking location with the support from the Field Coordination teams and supervisor
  • Issue invitations to these employers, including introduction and explanation of study
  • Schedule interviews with these employers
  • Regular updates to the stakeholders

Analysis and Reporting

  • Collect primary compensation and benefits data from comparators according to proven MSF methodology
  • Ensure the minimum number of employers are interviewed and complete data is collected
  • Ensure consistent and appropriate inclusion of both quantitative and qualitative data in the database
  • Ensure results are well recorded for future reference
  • Conduct in-depth research of local labour markets to obtain secondary data (including official labour statistics, labour laws and regulations, Cost-of-Living indexation rate and period, poverty line and living wage data, etc.)
  • Analyze collected primary and secondary data with the support of the line manager
  • Write the final internal report before departure from the field, following the MSF Benchmarking Tool Kit model
  • Write a comprehensive public version of the final report and send to the participants in the study

Required qualifications

  • Knowledge/experience in HR and remuneration (salaries and benefits), MSF experience an asset
  • Good analytical skills, at ease with figures and economic data
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and Word
  • Flexibility to travel
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently, time management
  • Fluency in English mandatory
  • French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian or Arabic speaker is an advantage (at minimum level of B2)
  • Organised and not shy

For further information please contact us.