The Domestic Operations and Training Manager will be responsible for building depth on the domestic response team and training volunteers. The position will help establish and be located at Team Rubicon’s office in Chilmark, near Salisbury and reports to the Director of Field Operations. Whoever fills this role will be responsible for the day-to-day planning and execution of any domestic response operations involving Team Rubicon volunteers and staff. This person will be responsible for the execution of field operations strategy in support of TR’s goal to be a leading name in disaster relief. In addition to running domestic operations, this role will lead the establishment and maintenance of Team Rubicon’s training pipeline, ensuring excellent volunteer engagement is twinned with up-to-date and realistic training to equip our volunteers for deployments both domestic and international. They will work with the other operations staff to ensure that all our operational skills needs are met. This role has the potential to require frequent national, and infrequent international travel based on operational requirement.
- Build Team Rubicon’s ability to track emerging domestic disasters then plan, mount, and track response operations under constantly shifting circumstances
- Establish and maintain a training pipeline that covers international and domestic skillsets in concert with the Director Field Operations, Director of Development,
and the International Operations Manager
- Manage resourcing of Team Rubicon’s domestic operations capability, both proactive and reactive
- Manage the daily execution of Team Rubicon’s Response Operations team –planning, logistics, operational membership coordination, and operational finance
- Increase the capacity, proficiency, and measurement of Team Rubicon DomesticResponse Operations
- Help establish and maintain relationships with domestic partners – Emergency Services, INGOs, National NGOs, and Civil Society Groups – in order to better understand the environment and better respond in the event of an disaster
- Be a Team Rubicon ambassador and represent the organisation in the best light possible when interacting with any and all stakeholders, acknowledging that a good or bad experience with you will succeed or fail in engaging that individual to be a volunteer/donor/supporter.
- Lead operational Team Leaders – train, mentor, evaluate, develop – as they come online
- Attend relevant public speaking events and conferences in order to gather the latest sector knowledge and represent Team Rubicon
- Work with the International Operations Manager to maintain volunteer engagement and a training pipeline that best supports operations
- Coordinate After Action Reports (AARs) – build an environment of critical thought and attack problems with creative solutions
- Assist the Director of Field Operations in all other duties as assigned