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MEDICI DEL MONDO – SAR Deputy Director of Operations – Italia

MEDICI DEL MONDO ITALIA sta selezionando un/a SAR Deputy Director of Operations (Dep. DO) da inserire nella sua operatività in Italia. Durata 5 mesi. Tipo contratto: Occasionale Scadenza candidature 30/04/2024


Location: on shore with possible visits to ResQ People vessel. Possibility of remote working.
Position Type and contract: Full-time, fixed-term contract (5 months).

We are seeking a highly motivated person who will support the SAR team in the development and implementation of SAR projects, both from land and on board.

The Deputy SAR Director of Operations supports the Director of Operations and the Head of Mission in the preparation and execution of the SAR missions:
– Supports all phases of ship preparation, rescue, and disembarkation of the survivors and post-mission procedures;
– Liases with relevant departments on operational needs, technical and regulatory requirements;
– Supports in the main works and fields such as crewing (maritime crew), volunteer team, logistics (purchases, inventories management etc), relations with ports and port agencies etc.
– Supports the development of relevant SOPs, guidelines and management manuals;
– Liaises with ResQ and MdM Coordination (Programme Coordinators, Medical Coordinator, Legal Team, Comms and Advocacy);
– Attends operational briefings and debriefings with all relevant parties for every mission/rotation;
– Is involved and informed during missions (on call 24/7).

– Experience in Central Mediterranean SAR operations in similar roles;
– Basic nautical skills (for rescue operations) and functioning knowledge of all positions on board;
– In-depth knowledge of the Central Mediterranean SAR context;
– Knowledge of the actors involved in the operations, both at governmental and non-governmental level;
– Understanding of strategic decision-making dynamics aimed at global SAR operations;
– Knowledge of SAR and navigation monitoring systems;
– Familiarity with public and institutional communication;
– Excellent language competencies in English.

– Teamwork: patience and resilience with the ability to reach good decisions in a constantly developing field, stressful environment and emergency situations;
– Diplomacy and leadership skills to come to decisions in a cooperative and constructive approach with different teams, groups and departments;
– Ability to prioritize, organize and delegate and capacity to act decisively and effectively in rapidly evolving challenges;
– High degree of flexibility regarding working hours;
– Updated about the latest developments in the Central Mediterranean, Libya, Tunisia, Italy and at EU level.

– Ability to work and communicate in Italian language is considered a strong asset;
– Seafarers Training, Certification and Watch keeping (STCW) Certificate

To apply for the position, please submit your CV and cover letter (in English), and any relevant certifications to


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