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Director – International Operations

Posted on 6/21/2024

Team Rubicon

Team Rubicon

1,001-5,000 employees

Military veterans and first responders rapid disaster response.

Social Impact

Compensation Overview

$125.7k - $188.6kAnnually

Senior, Expert

Chicago, IL, USA

Supply Chain Management
Transportation & Distribution
Operations & Logistics
Required Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in International Affairs/Relations, Development, or Emergency Response, or a related field, or equivalent experience; master's degree a plus
  • Minimum 8-10 years of relevant professional experience in the humanitarian aid, military, or US domestic disaster response sectors
  • Proven track record of building, and managing diverse, multi-cultural teams
  • Proven record of personnel management experience such as recruiting, managing, training, and developing employees and volunteers
  • Experience in directing humanitarian aid or development programming in a complex environment
  • Lead the development and execution of Team Rubicon International’s strategy for responding to international disasters and humanitarian crises
  • Advocate for TRI as an innovator in disaster medicine, humanitarian aid in conflict zones, and the climate crisis
  • Lead and manage cohesive and coordinated Operations Support, International Operations Response, and Infrastructure Support teams
  • Oversee the deployment of disaster response teams globally
  • Strengthen, build, and professionalize a team of on-call volunteers, contractors, and support for international deployments
  • Establish and maintain a process to assess and select personnel for the international deployment roster
  • Coordinate planning and execution of core international capabilities, including EMT and WASH
  • Foster a culture of trust, professionalism, and accountability among TR Staff and volunteers
  • Build security, risk, and threat assessments for operational environments
  • Ensure mission readiness of critical equipment, including EMT formulary, WASH gear, and Field Tech
  • Synchronize fundraising and communications efforts to support international operations
  • Represent TR and build relationships with stakeholders
  • Support future evolution of technologies and systems for the organization

Team Rubicon is distinguished in the disaster response industry by integrating military veterans with first responders to form specialized emergency response teams. This unique collaboration ensures proficient handling of global crises, leveraging a blend of experienced strategy and practical skills. The company not only supports global communities in times of need but also fosters a culture of teamwork and mutual respect, making it an empowering workplace for those passionate about humanitarian aid and disaster relief.

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Los Angeles, California



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