Operations Manager

  • Bocas del Toro, Provincia de Bocas del Toro, Panama

For inquiry into this position, please contact our Operations Director, Karine Tchakerian, at karine@floatingdoctors.com.

Floating Doctors: Operations Manager

Volunteer Position Description:

Floating Dorctors is looking for a supremely organized and motivated individual to oversee our field operations in Bocas del Toro, Panama. The Operations Manager will work together with the US-based leadership and in-country team to supervise and manage program activities for Floating Doctors.

Applicant qualifications:

  • 1+ years of management experience overseeing at least 5 employees preferred
  • Basic Spanish proficiency
  • Previous NGO field experience desireable
  • Passion for global health
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Flexibility/openness a must

Duties:

  • Ensure all established organizational policies are adhered to
  • Establish new policies and procedures that align with the organization's overall goals and objectives
  • Maintains and updates existing guidelines related to the Operations Manager role and oversees reconciliation of leadership guidelines
  • Implements standards of performance, safety policies and procedures and make policy changes as necessary with approval of executive team
  • Responsible for training and supervision of leadership interns and ensuring adherence to operational guidelines
  • Supervision of and coordination with lead positions to ensure smooth operations

Length: Minimum 6-month commitment with possibility of extension.

Compensation: Lodging, Meals, Living Stipend

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  • Bocas del Toro, Provincia de Bocas del Toro, Panama
  • Duration:

    3 months or longer
  • Time commitment:

    Full time (30-40 hours/week)
  • Times of day:

    Mornings Afternoons Evenings Late nights
  • Days of week:

    Weekdays Weekends
  • Schedule:

    Flexible schedule
  • International volunteer options:

    International volunteers welcome

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