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Assistant Manager

By interserve
Duration2+ years
Job ID1789

This project founded in 1999 is dedicated to serving people affected by disabilities throughout Southeast Asia through the free distribution of wheelchairs and other mobility aids custom fitted to each users needs and environment. The project accomplishes this through working with partners both locally and around the world.To date the project has provided aid to tens of thousands of patients and continues to expand its services to meet the needs of the hundreds of thousands of individuals still in need.

You will play a crucial part in overseeing the work of our sewing department which is responsible for crafting various accessories used in fitting wheelchairs for patients. Your responsibilities will include creating seatbelts harnesses repairing and upholstering wheelchairs and producing other essential accessories such as cushions leg straps and wheelchair bags. You will also manage the monthly budget explore process improvements and oversee a team within the department.This position is designed to train you for eventual leadership of the sewing department so we are seeking applicants who can commit to this role for a minimum of three years.

You will be willing to commit to at least 3 years and will have a passion for helping disadvantaged individuals. You should possess basic sewing skills and be familiar with different sewing machines and fabric types. Strong interpersonal and management abilities are crucial. Ideally you will be familiar with tools and mechanical environments and have knowledge of wheelchairs and assistive technology. You will be motivated to improve existing systems and promote growth.

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