Program Coordinator

Miyamoto International
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jul 17

Position description

Miyamoto International is a purpose-driven firm with a mission to make the world a better, safer place. We specialize in disaster risk management and provide resiliency expertise that sustains industries and safeguards communities around the world.

With an expanding Latin America and Caribbean portfolio of humanitarian assistance and disaster preparedness, risk mitigation and recovery (DRM) programs, we are currently seeking a Program Coordinator to become a critical member of our dynamic International Development team located in Washington, DC.

Some of the central responsibilities of this position are:

Program Support and Coordination:

· Working under the supervision of the Regional Program Manager for the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region, support and coordinate Miyamoto’s National Program Managers and country-based teams across various countries in the region, including Costa Rica, Colombia, Mexico, Ecuador, Guatemala, and Trinidad and Tobago, to deliver high-impact DRM programs

· Support the development and implementation of program work plans and strategies, ensuring donor compliance and operational excellence when handling administrative, programmatic and operational tasks

· Identify systematic and/or administrative gaps and needs, and help develop operational or compliance systems to support multi-country program implementation

Program Development and Communication:

· Support the LAC team’s business development efforts through research, writing concept notes and proposals, and organizing educational workshops and events in Washington, DC and the region

· Work with the Communications team to help develop effective PR, communication materials, such as success stories, and social media campaigns

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s accepted, but preferably an advanced degree in International Relations/Development, Law, Disaster Management or related field

· At least 5 years’ work experience within the international development and humanitarian assistance sector

· Prior experience working on USAID awards with knowledge of USAID rules and regulations a must

· Monitoring and evaluation skills highly advantageous

· Excellent communicator with strong writing skills; professional fluency in English and Spanish is a must, French a plus

· Creative, resourceful self-starter and multi-tasker with excellent organization and planning skills, as well as the ability to be flexible, problem solve independently and work well with remote, global teams

Application instructions

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