Field Base Manager

Application deadline – 00:00 26th August 2018, with a view to contact interviewees week of 3rd September 2018.


This is a 1 year contracted position, starting in January 2019, based in a remote area in the Philippines. The individual selected for this role will be responsible for overseeing the smooth running of the project and ensuring that all aspects of the expedition are being conducted safely and within Coral Cay standards. This is a unique role, offering the right candidate the opportunity to build on their practical expedition management experience with an award-winning NGO.




  • PADI Divemaster (or equivalent)
  • Practical management and leadership experience 
  • Experience of working in remote, challenging areas
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills
  • Computer literate
  • Proven ability to work within local communities and developing countries
  • Proven ability to work well with project staff and volunteers
  • Off-Site safety management experience



  • Good mechanical knowledge
  • PADI SCUBA Instructor
  • Budgeting and budget management experience
  • Remote medical / First aid training


£10,000 per annum (pro-rated) on completion of month long handover in country (half pay during handover). Contract – One year starting 6th January 2019 – 6th January 2020. Please note successful candidate will need to undertake preparatory training (detailed below) at the CCC Head office in Surrey before departure. During this time the candidate will need to cover their own lodging and board but will receive a £40 contribution towards their expenses, per full day's training). It is unfortunately not possible for candidates to undertake training remotely. 



On site accommodation and meals, International flights to/from a UK airport to field base, visa, DBS Enhanced Disclosure, and contribution towards professional liability insurance, further training (see below).


Further training

The successful candidate will receive the training outlined below (dependant on certifications already held and previous travel experience).

  • Scuba Pro Level One Technician Training
  • First aid training
  • Expedition Care Programme Instructor sign off
  • Food hygiene online course
  • Off Site Safety Management course
  • Travel Safety course
  • Training to PADI Dive Master if needed (on site, not including manuals and PICs)

Application process

Please send a one-page cover letter, CV (max 2 pages) and details of two referees to Tristan Brown, Head of Operations, at Please reference 'FBM role CCC website’ in the subject line. You would be welcome to contact us via email on or telephone +44 207 620 1411 to discuss the role further. The successful applicant will be required to attend training in the UK office prior to deployment, and will require a clean DBS Enhanced Disclosure (or country equivalent).  


Application deadline – 00:00 26th August 2018, with a view to contact interviewees week of 3rd September 2018.