CAREERS AT HABITAT

Habitat for Humanity Philippines values diversity and people. From field operations to office administration and project management, we look for individuals who have the skills and qualifications for the positions in our ministry.

But more importantly, we want people who have the passion and a genuine heart to serve families in need.

See if your qualifications match our openings.

 

Job Openings and Call for Proposals

Habitat for Humanity Philippines invites eligible consultants and consultancy firms/teams to bid for the provision of consultancy services to develop and implement an advocacy strategy that focuses on creating policies and mechanisms of public financing for socialized housing. The approved budget for the contract is Four Million Pesos (Php4,000,000.00). Bids received in excess of the approved budget contract shall be automatically rejected at the opening of the financial proposals.

 

Following is the schedule of bidding activities:

  • Submission of Accreditation Documents and Bid Proposals
  • Opening of Bid Proposals
    • February 27, 2024, at 10:01 AM
    • Via Microsoft Teams

All Electronic bid proposals shall be submitted at abac@habitat.org.ph through:

 

ABAC Secretariat

Habitat for Humanity Philippines

Makati City

 

All Bid proposals shall be in a password-protected PDF file format (password should be included in the email), signed by the authorized representative of the owner or company. Documents to be submitted are:

·       Expression of Interest

·       Signed Project Proposal/Quotation

·       Proposed simple road map for the 10 months of project engagement to achieve the defined consultancy purpose.

·       Accreditation Documents (refer to Terms of Reference)

 

Upon submission of the Bid proposals, an email confirmation shall be sent acknowledging receipt of your proposal.  All bidders are invited to attend in the opening of bids via Microsoft Teams. Meeting link will be provided to those who submitted a bid proposal. For questions, kindly contact our Procurement at procurement@habitat.org.ph or 0917-585-7163.

 

Habitat for Humanity Philippines reserves the right to reject any bids for failure to comply with the required format and deadline, waive any required formality herein due to the exigency of the situation that may arise, and award the project to the bidder whose proposal complied with the requirements as herein provided. It also reserves the right to call off the bidding prior to receipt of the receipt of the bids or call for a new bidding, upon notice and/or issuance of a supplemental or amendatory bid bulletin, whichever is applicable.

 

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JOB SUMMARY:

The Negros Occidental Impact 2025 Area Program Manager (APM) is responsible for the day-to-day leadership, operational oversight, and administrative control of the Negros Occidental Impact 2025 project. The position supports the Habitat network, particularly the National Director and Program and Operations Director of Habitat Philippines, in liaising with NOI25 project stakeholders and in driving the strategic direction of the project.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversees the planning and overall implementation of the project and is responsible for ensuring the timely and efficient conduct of project activities that result to quality outputs. The APM also ensures the compliance of project activities to relevant regulatory bodies and the alignment of these activities to Habitat Philippines policies and guidelines. (50%)
  • Manages the relationship of project stakeholders internal and external to the Habitat Network. Particularly the engagement with partner-LGUs and home partner families. The APM also supports the National Director in engaging with the Hilti Foundation on a strategic level and in liaising with the NOI25 Leadership Coalition partners. (20%)
  • Leads identification, mitigation, and monitoring of project risks particularly of those that are critical to achieving the goals of the project; and ensures that these risks are properly communicated to key project stakeholders. (10%)
  • Provide oversight to the project financial management and reporting including cashflow and budget management and monitoring contractual obligations. (10%)
  • Manages changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved and ensures adequate human resource capacity of the project and facilitate cross functional and cross departmental team for program learning and coordination. (10%)
  • Other duties as assigned by the Habitat Philippines national Director related to the project.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in business-related fields.
  • 7 – 10 years of work and leadership experience in managing projects related to housing and housing construction.
  • Experience in managing stakeholders.
  • At least t5 years of experience working with the local government units, the civil society and informal settler families on socialized housing projects, preferably in the Philippines.
  • Proficiency in project management, development of workplans, financial management and analysis, preferably knowledge in LGU’s procurement process.
  • Knowledgeable in handling and resolving operational issues in housing and construction, land banking, and resource development for socialized housing.
  • Experience in stakeholder relationship management, negotiation, and building partnerships or coalitions between different sectors and institutions.
  • Exposure to project-based enterprise risk management; and project monitoring and evaluation.
  • Outstanding verbal, written, and visual communication skills.
  • High proficiency in English and knowledge of spoken dialect, Ilonggo, is an advantage.
  • Work experience with LGUs in Negros Occidental is an advantage

 

Habitat for Humanity Philippines requires every individual who will be employed by the organization to uphold its Safeguarding Policy to protect the rights of women and children in its communities. In this regard, the highest standards of selection, recruitment, and verification procedures will be applied for all employment/engagement opportunities with Habitat Philippines.

JOB SUMMARY

The Community Development Specialist (CDS) is responsible for the planning and execution of community-focused programs and activities for theNOI25 project sites. The CDS coordinates and guides the community leaders and members, and other external stakeholders.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leads the community leaders and members and their external partners in the holistic development of the community (40%)
    • Implements the proper execution of interventions, standards, community surveys, and other related activities.
    • Plays an active role in determining and understanding family and community needs.
    • Builds and maintains professional and harmonious relations on the ground.

    • Leads the social preparation and training of homeowner associations (committees, leaders, and members)

    • Works with and builds capabilities of community leaders and members to achieve holistic development and positive community spirit.

    • Works with community leaders and introduces springboards for income and resource generation initiatives of the community

  • Coordinates ComDev program improvement and sustainability efforts (30%)

    • Proactively and continuously raises improvement points in the implementation of the Habitat Philippines Community Development Framework in coordination with the ComDev Manager

    • Assists in the preparation of annual community plan and budget.

    • Assists in the establishment of and coordination with external partners in the implementation of community development goals.

    • Assists and supports in fund raising efforts or any marketing or promotional plan for the community on behalf of HFHP, when needed.

  • Serves as facilitator, integrator, and documenter of community experience and implementation mechanisms (30%)

    • Prepares community reports and lessons learned for the use of HFHP management and donors, affiliates, and partners.

    • Develops methodology in the delivery of instructional materials.

    • Devises effective assessment plans, keeping precise & prompt records for documentation purposes.

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QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Community Development/ Development Communications/ Social Work/ Social or Behavioral Science, or relevant experience.
  • Has a minimum of 4 years working with the grassroot communities, or relevant experience with 2 of those 4 years in supervisory position.
  • Is insightful with a sharp eye for detail.
  • Possesses skills on process facilitation and report writing.
  • Has experience working in an iNGO/NGO environment preferably in the sphere of housing/shelter for the poor and marginalized.
  • Has the ability to build and maintain professional and long-standing partnerships with local government units and other institutions involved in the holistic development of a community.
  • A native speaker of Hiligaynon/Ilonggo and familiarity with Cebuano and, a resident of Western Visayas and nearby islands, highly preferred
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.

 

Habitat for Humanity Philippines requires every individual who will be employed by the organization to uphold its Safeguarding Policy to protect the rights of women and children in its communities. In this regard, the highest standards of selection, recruitment, and verification procedures will be applied for all employment/engagement opportunities with Habitat Philippines.

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