Miyamoto International, Inc. (Miyamoto) is a global structural engineering and disaster risk reduction firm providing urban resiliency expertise that sustains industries and safeguards communities around the world.
Miyamoto has over 70 years of experience, including responding to more than 100 earthquake and hurricane events. Miyamoto’s headquarters are in California, U.
S., with a network of experts based out of 25 offices strategically located in disaster-prone regions. Miyamoto’s structural engineers and international development specialists design and assess new and existing infrastructure to analyze specific vulnerabilities to disasters.
Using rigorous risk assessments, Miyamoto develops protocols and recommendations for disaster-resilient retrofits and new construction on public and private structures, such as schools, bridges, marketplaces, hospitals, housing, and critical infrastructure.
Miyamoto’s experts work with local partners to develop comprehensive urban preparedness and risk-reduction procedures to ensure efficient response and recovery for future disasters.
This work intentionally builds capacity in targeted regions, with Miyamoto’s technical team acting as a catalyst to support and train local experts, leaders and laborers.
Miyamoto leads with world-class technical inputs to help governments and communities turn data into decisions that mitigate damage, increase preparedness, sustain economies, and save lives.
The PREPARE Mexico Program Manager will be based in Guadalajara / Zapopan, Mexico. He / she will report to the Regional Program Manager for Latin America and the Caribbean, based in Washington, D.
C. The PREPARE Mexico PM will also receive support from Miyamoto’s International Development Unit, including engineers and risk management specialists based in the U.
S. and throughout the region.
The PREPARE Mexico PM is responsible for the overall timely and quality delivery for all program deliverables and activities in Guadalajara / Zapopan, Mexico.
This includes, but is not limited to the following :
The desired candidate will have a minimum of 5-8 years professional experience managing USAID or other externally funded international development programs in Mexico.
Only Mexican nationals will be considered for this position.
Knowledge / Skills / Experience
The proposed timeframe for this engagement is for two years beginning in December 2020.