Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is looking for a National Director (ND) to lead the National Organization in fulfilling its critical, complex role as housing expert, convener, and lead implementer of innovative housing solutions. The National Director must be a compelling, transformative leader with significant NGO or development sector leadership experience.
The National Director (ND) provides overall leadership and management to HFH Ethiopia and guides the development and implementation of HFH Ethiopia strategy. The ND will represent HFH Ethiopia’s vision, mission, and values to all stakeholders. The ND will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the organization by ensuring effective resource mobilization, financial and programmatic support/management to staff and partners, business & partnership development, Advocacy, and communications.
The National Director is to be based in Ethiopia with an expectation of national and international travel. The position is offered on national terms and conditions, and candidates must already have the right to work in Ethiopia.
About Habitat for Humanity Ethiopia
Habitat for Humanity Ethiopia has been active since 1993 and is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. Since then, it has helped thousands of families in building decent homes with improved water and sanitation facilities. Habitat Ethiopia runs a diverse, innovative program, tailored to meet the local housing need.
The National Director will need to demonstrate successful leadership experience encompassing the following:-
Cast a clear and transformative vision of the future of housing to build public and donor support.
Build a top-tier, people-centric leadership team and an agile, resilient organizational culture.
Oversee the implementation and growth of innovative, evidence-based programming.
Leverage strategic partnerships to drive multi-sector, national, and regional impact.
Champion good governance and the highest standards of accountability, ethics, and operational excellence.
Competencies & Values
Active support of HFHI Values:
At Habitat for Humanity International, we embrace a history rooted in creating equity and take our mission seriously by courageously committing to a culture and workplace where all staff feel safe, welcome, visible, respected, supported, and valued. As an equal opportunity employer, we realize that our success depends upon building an inclusive workforce of diverse perspectives and encourage people of varied races, ethnicities, national origins, tribes, religions, ages, gender identities and expressions, genders, sexual orientations, marital statuses, disabilities, veteran/reserve national guard statuses, socio-economic statuses, thinking and communication styles to work with us.
About Habitat for Humanity International
Founded in 1976, Habitat for Humanity International is a global Christian-based nonprofit organization which grew out of an intentionally multi-racial community in rural Georgia. Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat brings together people of all faiths and people of no faith to build homes, communities, and hope. Working alongside each other, we help families and individuals build and improve places to call home and achieve the strength, stability, and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Habitat for Humanity seeks individuals who have a willingness to affirm these principles and values.
Habitat’s vision is of a world where everyone has a decent place to live.
HFHI works through a broad network of national Habitat organizations and other strategic partners, such as corporations, financial service providers, individuals, non-governmental organizations, foundations, local governments, as well as the private sector actors. HFHI supports program and project implementation by national HFH organizations and directly implements projects and programs regionally.
How to apply
Closing date: 8th January 2023
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