Habitat for Humanity Philippines is looking for a National Director to lead the National Organization in fulfilling its critical, complex role as housing expert, convener, and lead implementer of innovative housing solutions.
Reporting to the Chair of Habitat for Humanity Philippines’s Board of Trustees and Area Vice President, Asia-Pacific, Habitat for Humanity International, the National Director must be a compelling, transformative leader with significant NGO or development sector leadership experience encompassing the following:-
Overseeing operational excellence of a direct service organization, including safeguarding, financial management, monitoring and evaluation, and other quality controls.
About Habitat for Humanity Philippines
Established in 1988, Habitat for Humanity Philippines seeks to put God’s love into action, bringing people together to build homes, communities, and hope. To date, it has served more than 140,000 families nationwide and mobilized volunteers who have contributed more than 500,000 hours through building and repairing homes and communities.
As a National Organization (NO), Habitat for Humanity Philippines is a beacon of housing transformation, articulating a clear vision and strategy in support of national housing goals and Habitat for Humanity’s global mission. The NO convenes and leads public and private coalitions to implement innovative, evidence-based, systemic housing solutions; build public awareness and support; and secure institutional funding in support of these solutions. The NO is an expert in developing and implementing scalable housing solutions, empowering local communities in co-creating sustainable solutions and deepening sector knowledge of potential solutions and their impact on human development and poverty alleviation.
The National Director is to be based in Manila, Philippines with an expectation of around 30% time spent travelling domestically or internationally.
The role is offered on national terms and conditions and candidates must have the right to work in the Philippines.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
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.
Collaborate with the Board
Collaborate with HFHI’s Area Office
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Qualifications.
Scoping the critical technical expertise to develop and drive a transformative strategy.
Hiring and developing top-tier leaders who will drive organizational strategy and build the organizational culture needed to achieve this strategy.
Preferred Requirements (in addition to minimum):
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 encouraging 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 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: 5th November 2023.
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