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

JOB SUMMARY

Guided by Habitat’s mission and principles, the position leads the planning, implementation and control of all legal and compliance matters relating to the organization. The Legal and Compliance Manager will safeguard the reputation of the organization by ensuring that it adheres to laws and regulations and minimize probability of exposure. Moreover, this person will provide legal support and guidance to the operations and risk management of the organization.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Legal Services

  • Review and manage contracts or any other legal documentation that Habitat has committed itself and assess legal implications that need to be brought to the senior management’s attention prior to signing and implementation
  • Provide legal advice, interpret legal information and give support on various issues, concerns, risks in agreements and overall operations of the organization, and propose cost-effective and practical solutions
  • Interface with other departments and units of Habitat for Humanity Philippines in relation to the performance of certain functions [e.g., HR-disciplinary proceedings, termination of employment, employee claims and benefits; Finance -risk and control, audit, tax compliance; Operations filing of insurance claims, and other land and construction-related matters]
  • Develop and implement procedures for contract management and administration in compliance with Habitat policy.
  • Represent Habitat for Humanity Philippines in all cases filed by or against it in judicial, and quasi-judicial bodies; prepare, and sign pleadings, motions, and other legal forms for filing with the appropriate authorities
  • Review progress of outstanding litigation and supervise and manage external lawyers to ensure optimal engagement
  • Review and negotiation of the terms of all insurance policies to ensure that cover is adequate. Oversight of insurance claims as necessary.

Compliance and Risk Management

  • Responsible for ensuring legal compliance by Habitat for Humanity Philippines with regulatory requirements arising from its registration with government agencies such as the Securities and Exchange Commission, Philippine Council for NGO Certification, and accreditation with Department of Social Welfare and Development; prepare documentary requirements for the renewal or application of licenses; ensuring filing of reportorial requirements with the various government agencies where Habitat for Humanity Philippines is registered
  • Conduct an audit on organizational policies and procedures to ensure compliance to a legal, legislative, and contractual requirement
  • Advise management on business operations and policy development relating to risk management, corporate governance, and regulatory affairs.
  • Develop new policies as required
  • Ensure compliance with internal policies and work with relevant departments to develop compliance communication and training programs as well as other efforts to promote an enterprise culture of integrity and compliance, both for new and existing employees.
  • Perform verification functions with various government agencies for any compliance, or legal issue that Habitat for Humanity Philippines is actually or potentially involved
  • Review and advise management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
  • Oversee coordination with Board Corporate Secretary for corporate approvals.

Others

  • Conduct legal training, and disseminate appropriate legal requirements to staff
  • Develop a network of outside counsel and pro-bono relationships
  • Prepare quarterly reports of the Legal & Compliance Unit for Senior Management Team and National Board meetings
  • Ad hoc legal and governance projects, as required.
  • Ensure maintenance and enhance repository of all legal documents (contracts, minutes of the meeting, government reports)
  • Performs other functions as may be assigned by the Department Head

QUALIFICATIONS

Education / Training

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law; certification in the field of compliance or Master’s degree in any related field is an advantage for this position.

Work Experience

  • 3-5 years experience in a similar role
  • Strong legal experience.
  • Experience in the NGO sector is desirable.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Transactional law, and ability to transpose commercial concepts into a non-profit set-up
  • Awareness of trends in compliance and regulatory requirements in various government agencies such as the SEC, BIR, DHSUD (HLURB), etc., and knowledge of best practices that Habitat for Humanity Philippines may adopt to cope with such developments
  • Corporate governance and corporate housekeeping
  • Negotiation, litigation, case management
  • Labor relations
  • Legal research and writing
  • Experience in stakeholder engagement and government relations
  • Well organized; excellent research and public speaking skills, effective written and verbal communication skills in English and Filipino; problem-solving, leadership, organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills;
  • Has tact, sensitivity, and diplomacy; ability to think on feet and act proactively with discretion
  • Proficient knowledge in Office 365, MS Word, Outlook, Excel, Adobe Acrobat DC, OneDrive, SharePoint, and other computer applications

JOB SUMMARY

The Legal and Compliance Officer will support the Legal and Compliance Manager to ensure that Habitat for Humanity Philippines fulfill its obligations to regulatory agencies, local government units, and donors which are necessary to maintain its integrity and accountability to its various stakeholders. He/she will likewise assist in managing risks, and in ensuring that internal controls are in place, that the organization is in compliance with the set control standards, and that policies and procedures are properly documented.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Contract Management

  • Prepare and draft legal documents, contracts, and correspondence, including formulating and pursuing specific legal actions, and sending of demand letters, pleadings, etc.
  • Manage the process of notarization and legalization of organization documents.
  • Coordinate with external counsel engaged by Habitat for Humanity Philippines to ensure optimal engagement.
  • Research legal requirements for new initiatives, as needed.
  • Coordinate and follow-up legal claims.
  • Scan, organize and maintain repository of legal documents (contracts, board minutes of the meeting, government reports, compliance documents).

Others

  • Conduct legal training, and disseminate appropriate legal requirements to staff
  • Develop a network of outside counsel and pro-bono relationships
  • Prepare quarterly reports of the Legal & Compliance Unit for Senior Management Team and National Board meetings
  • Ad hoc legal and governance projects, as required.
  • Ensure maintenance and enhance repository of all legal documents (contracts, minutes of the meeting, government reports)
  • Performs other functions as may be assigned by the Department Head

Compliance and Risk Management

  • Assists and supports in the preparation, review, and implementation of new and revised policies and procedures, including control measures and risk assessments to ensure compliance to legal, legislative, and contractual requirements.
  • Prepare documentation and dissemination of procedures to promote contractual, legislative and regulatory compliance.
  • Work collaboratively with relevant departments to ensure efficient and effective compliance measures and prompt and successful resolution of audits and investigations of alleged noncompliance and/or ethical issues.
  • Maintain copies of the organization’s policies and update the policy register.
  • Perform verification functions with various government agencies for any compliance, or legal issue that Habitat for Humanity Philippines is actually or potentially involved in.
  • Assists in raising the organization’s awareness of risk exposures, foundation policies, internal control practices, and operational processes through employee training.
  • Mapping of IP (Implementing Partner) performance bonds and related insurance coverage to ensure financial coverage of potential risks.
  • Reviews and assess insurance coverages and contracts of the organization.
  • Assists in liaising with internal and external auditors in relation to policies and procedures.

Incident Reporting and Management

  • Ensures timely assignment and reporting of incidents
  • Ensures appropriate corrective measures are taken as a result of the incident
  • Monitors timeliness of closure of incidents
  • Develops system for uniform handling of violations
  • Develops a database of violations and actions taken

Others

  • Coordinate activities of the Board of Trustees (meetings of the Board and various committees, corporate approvals, liaising with corporate secretary), as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education / Training

  • Bachelor’s degree in law, finance, business management, or a related field. Certification in the field of compliance is an advantage.

Work Experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in a professional Legal and Compliance capacity, internal audit or risks controls.
  • Previous NGO experience is a bonus.

Required Skills and Knowledge

  • Demonstrated competence to handle a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment with attention to detail and quality.
  • Patience and flexible work attitude; ability to work productively in a team environment as well as independently; ability to take initiative and work pro-actively and with minimal guidance.
  • Experience in stakeholder engagement and government relations
  • Well organized; excellent research and public-speaking skills, effective written and verbal communication skills in English and Filipino; problem-solving, leadership, organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills;
  • Has tact, sensitivity, and diplomacy; ability to think on feet and act proactively with discretion
  • Proficient knowledge in Office 365, MS Word, Outlook, Excel, Adobe Acrobat DC, OneDrive, SharePoint, and other computer applications

JOB SUMMARY

The Donor Management Specialist will manage and steward key donor partnerships for sustainable donor engagement. He/she will handle specific accounts and maintain donor profiles and files to retain and reengage donors and partners to the mission. He/she will support the department in preparing accurate and timely donor and management reports.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Donor Stewardship and Management

  • Prepare Donor Report and ensure timely submission
  • Coordinate with different departments regarding donor partnership confirmation and project reporting
  • Steward 30-50 donors in coordination with Account Managers
  • Monitor new major sponsors closed by RD account managers and proactively communicate with donors to improve donor engagement
  • Prepare and analyze donor reports
  • Coordinate and attend donor activities (e.g. groundbreaking, turnover, house dedication, medical missions etc) and facilitate support from various departments
  • Support Account Managers on re-ask and proposal development by providing partnership impact figures and stories
  • Closely work with other departments, ensure that donor deliverables and commitments are delivered in a timely manner

Management, maintaining, and reporting of HLURB and BOI partnerships

  • In close coordination with HLURB & BOI account managers, prepares the report and supports the submission on requirements for donor compliance
  • Prepares quarterly summary report of BOI donors and ensures timely submission
  • Announce BOI and HLURB donations to different departments for project implementation and reporting

Maintaining resource development reports

  • Support Account Managers and RD Director in maintaining and updating RD Pipeline
  • Prepares revenue projection and cash flow report in coordination with the RD leads and Finance Department
  • Serves as liaison between Finance and RD in donor financial report and other financial reporting requirements

Performs other tasks assigned from time to time

JOB SUMMARY

In accordance with approved and agreed directions set by the Chief Development Officer, the Direct Marketing Manager will:

  • Lead the conceptualization, development, and implementation of individual giving and direct marketing fundraising strategies aimed at raising unrestricted funding for the organization including one-time and regular giving, online giving, cause-related marketing (CRM), and other initiatives that solicit small and regular donations from individuals.
  • Lead and manage the Direct Marketing team in achieving the team and individual target from donor acquisition and engagement, database management, portfolio management, partnership pitches to strategy development.
  • Develop, oversee and manage new fundraising products, programs, and campaigns to increase unrestricted individual giving from cash donors and ensure programs/products’ timely implementation, reporting, and analysis.
  • Develop employee giving program and manage employee giving portfolio raising sustainable annual unrestricted contributions.
  • Build the capacity of the Direct Marketing team to secure multi-year partnerships, meet individual key performance indicators, and ensure success and growth within the organization.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Direct Marketing Strategy and Development

  • Develop and implement strategies to identify and grow unrestricted income streams from individual giving and direct marketing activities including: one-time giving; high net worth individual donations; regular giving; cause-related marketing; online giving; and other initiatives
  • Create bespoke proposals for investment in growing Direct Marketing income streams from a range of potential sources
  • Create proposals for high-net-worth individuals to support the mission and capacity building through unrestricted donations.
  • Carry out testing and rollout of appropriate techniques, products and campaigns to deliver the Direct Marketing strategy
  • Create and implement annual direct marketing plans in coordination with the team and resource development director

Team Management to achieve targets

  • Lead the team in developing and implementing donor acquisition strategy and engagement by recruiting new donors and maximizing income from existing donors including lapsed reactivation, upgrades, and conversion of warm and cold prospects.
  • Identify and implement appropriate individual donor database management system
  • Develop and monitor individual donor enrollment and stewardship, and produce appropriate ongoing donor-focused communications to improve engagement and retention
  • Assign, supervise and review individual team member’s portfolios and provide support to strengthen and sustainably grow the revenue stream
  • Support the Direct Marketing officer to develop partnership proposals and pitches
  • Identify and manage external agencies who can be engaged to support direct marketing programs from getting approval for contracts, ensuring legal compliance to performance monitoring and review.

Development and implementation of new fundraising products and initiatives

  • Based on the individual giving landscape of the country and new fundraising tools/techniques/trends, identify new initiatives and products that will grow unrestricted revenue supporting the different direct marketing revenue streams
  • Prioritize and test new products and initiatives in coordination with the resource development director and as approved by the management and provide timely report and analysis
  • Develop campaigns that will attract new donors, re-engage inactive donors and convert Habitat volunteers to individual givers

Development of employee-giving program

  • Develop strategy and plan to start employee giving program raising at least Php 4 million annually
  • Work with the Corporate Team to maximize the potential of payroll giving by engaging existing corporate donors
  • Develop employee giving pipeline
  • Sustainably grow the employee giving program with at least 15% annual revenue growth

Capacity-building

  • Create a team environment that fosters honesty and open communication, which facilitate growth and innovation
  • Work with direct reports to ensure that all fundraising activities are successful and consistent with the overall mission and philosophy of Habitat for Humanity
  • Evaluate direct reports based on agreed performance standards and recommend capacity-building training as needed
  • Keep abreast of relevant marketing, sales, and fundraising trends, and developments
  • Develop and deliver induction and ongoing training to existing and newly hired staff on donation and donor care processes and procedures

Collaboration

  • Collaborate with other Habitat Philippines resource development units and other departments, as well as regional counterparts to maximize individual and team output
  • Collaborate with communications department in developing marketing materials, updating the website with direct marketing activities and campaign information, and maximizing digital channels to recruit, retain and engage donors

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Development, Management, Sales, Marketing or equivalent.
  • Work Experience: At least 8 years progressive experience in the field of Marketing, Sales and Resource Mobilization.
  • Special Skills, Training & Knowledge: Traditional and Digital/Social Media Marketing; Sales; CRM/Database Engagement & Management; Networking and Negotiation Skills; Effective Presentation and Sales Skills; Customer/Donor Engagement and Retention; Superior communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, negotiation and networking skills
  • Personal qualities: Possessesintegrity, tenacity, and flexibility; Results-Oriented; Collaborative; Self-driven

JOB SUMMARY

This role ensures the compliance of our financial records with accounting standards and local tax guidelines in preparation for the year-end closing for FY2022

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead efforts in the closure of affiliates in HFHP books.
  • Ensure that balance sheet accounts assigned are properly reconciled and any open items are resolved before YE.
  • Prepare key accounting and tax reports for submission to statutory bodies i.e. BIR, SEC, and any other organizations that the organization has reporting obligations to and create the necessary work process documentation.
  • Ensure compliance of the organization to various tax guidelines and deadlines. Be able to highlight any tax compliance issue that might be encountered in the normal operations of the organization and in new projects to be undertaken.
  • Keep abreast of new developments in accounting standards and/or rulings from BIR, lead in the dissemination of this information to the finance team, and proactively highlight any issues or risks that might arise from these.
  • Assist the Accounting team in the creation of a Fixed Assets audit plan for the year and clean up current SUN system records to reflect actual fixed assets in HFHP.
  • Act as liaison to external auditors during year-end audit.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree holder in Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant with audit experience is preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years of work experience in General Accounting and Tax.
  • Experience working in the non-profit sector is preferred but not required
  • Experience in working with any ERP accounting system; proficient in MS Excel

JOB SUMMARY

The HR Officer supports the organization’s mission in growing the skills and capabilities of its people. Aligned to this mission, this position shall help determine the learning and development needs of the employees by conducting training needs analysis, development and performance gap analysis, designing learning programs, and implementing strategies to achieve a sustainable organization. This position shall also assist in facilitating recruitment and onboarding activities.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Recruitment

  • Implements the Recruitment and Hiring Policy and process
  • Determines appropriate strategies and innovations for attracting candidates fitted for vacant positions.
  • Build applicant sources by searching and contacting colleges, employment agencies, recruiters, social media sites, providing organization information, opportunities.
  • Attracts applicants by placing job advertisements; contacting recruiters, using newsgroup and jobsites.
  • Coordinates with requesting managers to determine the hiring requirements.
  • Undertakes the job postings through the appropriate networking and/or job sites.
  • Determines applicant qualifications by interviewing applicants; analyzing responses; verifying references; comparing qualifications to job requirements.
  • Evaluates applicants by discussing job requirements and applicant qualifications with managers; interviewing applicants on a consistent set of qualifications.
  • Endorses a summary/shortlist to the requesting manager/group head and coordinates the selection of candidate.
  • Conducts reference checks and due diligence.
  • Prepares, arranges approvals, and sends out job offers.

Onboarding of New Hires

  • Handles coordination of pre-employment requirements for the successful candidates.
  • Evaluate the onboarding needs and suggest an applicable approach to have an effective onboarding
  • Ensures that the basic onboarding requirements and paperwork are fulfilled.
  • Coordinates the onboarding schedule of new hires with the respective resource persons.

Staff Movement

  • Monitors staff movements, particularly resignations, transfers and promotions that may leave a void in the staffing complement
  • Handles HR announcements of staff movements

Compensation and Benefits Administration

  • Assist in payroll timekeeping procedures.
  • Process payment of insurance premiums for inclusion and deletion
  • Manage and handles the renewal requirements for the company’s insurance acquirements and health program
  • Handles the implementation and availment requirements of government-mandated and company-sponsored benefits programs.
  • Prepares payroll documentation for grant compliance

Others

  • Lends a hand/supports other HR initiatives and activities
  • Actively participates in HR planning and development activities
  • Undertakes other tasks and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.
  • Carries out additional responsibilities and projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education / Training: Bachelor’s degree

Work Experience: At least 5 years working experience in the role

Special Skills / Knowledge:

  • Other Skills: Fluency in English essential, working knowledge of local language helpful; uncompromising confidentiality; good interpersonal, communication and writing skills; strong organizational and leadership skills, influencing skills, coaching skills
  • Required Personal Characteristics: Team Player, demonstrate determination, resourcefulness and purpose to deliver the best results of the organization.

JOB SUMMARY

The LOD Specialist supports the organization’s mission in growing the skills and capabilities of its people. Aligned to this mission, the LOD Specialist shall help determine the learning and development needs of the employees by conducting training needs analysis, development and performance gap analysis, design learning programs, and implement strategies to achieve a sustainable organization.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Onboarding

  • Works with the HRLOD Head in designing/enhancing the organization’s onboarding program
  • Collaborates with the HRLOD Head, the Department Head, and Hiring Manager to map out a comprehensive and effective onboarding program for the new hires.
  • Monitor and evaluates the effectiveness of the onboarding program based on the new hires’ ability to easily adapt to the culture, job function, performance targets, and job requirements.

Learning and Development

  • Supports the HRLOD Head in designing a Competency Framework and map out a Core Competency Matrix for the entire organization
  • Supports the HRLOD Head and Department Head in identifying the technical skills required for each job level
  • Conducts annual training need analysis to identify the skill and competency requirements of the organization based on the strategic goals
  • Comes up with Annual Training Plan
  • Sources for Training Facilitators/Speakers/Providers/Events that can address the learning need of the organization
  • Reviews proposals, negotiates if necessary, and proposes to HRLOD Head
  • Facilitates the training registration of all employees
  • Takes the lead in planning, scheduling, arranging, coordinating, and roll-out of in-house training sessions
  • Designs and facilitates in-house training modules.
  • Evaluates training effectiveness through performance improvement monitoring.
  • Assists in training budget preparation

Organizational Development

  • Supports the HRLOD Head in designing organizational development strategies that would focus on hiring the right talent, employee retention, employee engagement.
  • Supports the HRLOD Head in culture building and values integration.
  • Assists the HRLOD Head in the design and impletion of performance management system, employee development plans, and succession plan.

Others

  • Lends a hand/supports other HR initiatives and activities
  • Actively participates in HR planning and development activities
  • Undertakes other tasks and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.
  • Carries out additional responsibilities and projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education / Training: Bachelor’s degree

Work Experience: At least 5 years working experience on the role

Special Skills / Knowledge:

  • Previous experience in Learning and Organizational Development to support a changing environment is an advantage
  • Knowledge in building and use of process for induction and transitioning and the value they offer
  • Knowledge of leadership and management development
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Skills in Training Needs Analysis, Training Design and Development, Training Evaluation
  • Project Management and Change Management Skills
  • Strong Business Acumen
  • Analytical and Problem Solving Skills
  • Other Skills: Fluency in English essential, working knowledge of local language helpful; uncompromising confidentiality; good interpersonal, communication and writing skills; strong organizational and leadership skills, influencing skills, coaching skills
  • Required Personal Characteristics: Team Player, demonstrate determination, resourcefulness and purpose to deliver the best results of the organization.

JOB SUMMARY

Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is currently seeking a talented professional for the role of Chief of Party, Negros Occidental Impact 2025. The Negros Occidental Impact 2025 aims to address the long-standing issue of housing and land for low income, land-less families in Negros Occidental. By building 10,000 homes using the Cement Bamboo Frame technology, the project intends to establish a housing ecosystem in Negros Occidental that enables low-income families to access land, safe shelter made of resilient bamboo technology, and live in cohesive communities.

The Negros Occidental Impact 2025 Chief of Party 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 Chief Executive Officer of Habitat Philippines, in liaising with NOI25 project stakeholders and in driving the strategic direction of the project.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversees the planning and overall implementation of the project and is responsible for ensuring the timely and efficient conduct of project activities (related to construction, financing and resource mobilization, community development, and land banking and site development) that result to quality outputs. The CoP also ensures the compliance of project activities to relevant regulatory bodies and the alignment of these activities to Habitat Philippines policies and guidelines. (50%).
  • Supports the Chief Executive Officer of Habitat Philippines in managing the relationship of project stakeholders internal and external to the Habitat Network. Particularly, the CoP supports HFHP CEO 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, especially to the Hilti Foundation (10%).
  • Provides oversight to the project financial management and reporting including cashflow and budget management and monitoring contractual obligations (10%).
  • Manages, develops 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 CEO and Habitat AP Program Operations Director related to the project.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors in Civil Engineering or Architecture or other related fields such as urban planning and management
  • At least 10 years of work and leadership experience in managing complex projects funded by combination of statutory funds, institutional donors and professional foundations, corporate foundations and philanthropic individuals or groups related to housing and housing construction.
  • At least 5 years of experience working with the private sector, local government units, and the civil society on socialized housing project preferably in the Philippines.
  • Knowledgeable of the housing context, particularly the socialized housing context, in Philippines and in Negros Occidental.
  • Work experience with LGUs in Negros Occidental.
  • Proficiency in project management, development of workplans, financial management and analysis, and preferably a holder of an industry-recognized project management certification.
  • 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.
  • Excellent in building and leading cross functional and cohesive teams
  • Exposure to project-based enterprise risk management; and project monitoring and evaluation.
  • Capacity to absorb and process large amounts of information in short periods of time, and capacity to distill the most critical points concisely
  • Outstanding verbal, written, and visual communication skills
  • High proficiency in English
  • Knowledge and exposure to the Philippines and other countries in Asia and the Pacific.
  • Active support of HFHI Values:
    – Humility – We are part of something bigger than ourselves
    – Courage – We do what’s right, even when it is difficult or unpopular
    – Accountability – We take personal responsibility for Habitat’s mission
  • Safeguarding: HFHI requires that all employees take seriously their ethical responsibilities to safeguarding our intended beneficiaries, their communities, and all those with whom we work. Managers at all levels have responsibilities to support and develop systems that create and maintain an environment that prevents harassment, sexual exploitation and abuse, safeguards the rights of beneficiaries and community members (especially children), and promotes the implementation of Habitat for Humanity’s code of conduct.

Learn more about the NOI25 Project here.

JOB SUMMARY

The NOI25 Project MEAL Officer shall establish and oversee the set up and management of a functional MEAL system for the NOI25 project. The overall objective is to track and monitor NOI25 project activities, as well as to disseminate best practice and lessons identified internally and externally effectively and efficiently. This position will also develop appropriate accountability and learning mechanisms and systems especially regarding information sharing, beneficiary participation, complaints, and responses.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Ensure implementation of NOI25 MEAL systems, including the MEAL framework and design of methodologies and tools, plans, reporting requirements, reporting process flow, in line with country and global MEAL standards.
  • In conjunction with operations staff, conduct regular field monitoring visits to assess progress of project implementation, identify problems and issues to be addressed and recommend corrective actions and track follow-up actions, and promote compliance by project impact and deliverables.
  • Participate in regular project reviews and ensure that reliable and accurate data are available to contribute to decision-making, project adaptation, and learning
  • Lead or participate in project evaluations and impact studies and assist in the development of tools and methods, and the development of TORs and recruitment of consultants, when needed.
  • Lead the updating of the project’s Theory of Change and log-frame.
  • Support regular reporting to HFHI/Donors.
  • Support the Chief of Party in the preparation and presentation of reports to governing bodies.
  • Support the resource development team in gathering necessary information and data on the NOI25 project that are needed for resource mobilization purposes.

 Accountability

  • Establish/strengthen Feedback and Complaints Handling Mechanism for the project which ensures all external clients including beneficiaries and stakeholders can make confidential feedback and complaints and be confident in the response processes.
  • Monitor feedback and complaints received and response process through developing and maintaining a tracking mechanism.
  • Adapt and improve the mechanisms based on monitoring of its effectiveness.
  • Analyze patterns and trends in feedback and complaints to help improve the programming. Generate and share regular feedback and complaints reports highlighting key trends and actions taken, if any.

 Capacity Building & Learning

  • Conduct NOI25 MEAL training needs assessments and in collaboration with the AP MEAL team and NO MEAL Specialist, provide relevant training courses to program staff and local partners.
  • Organize/support periodic monitoring reviews and learning events.
  • Coordinate the learning generated from the NOI25 projects and develop mechanisms to capture, consolidate and disseminate best/promising practices; follow up on the implementation of actions resulting from the learning exercises.
  • Collect best practices and case studies which demonstrate qualitative and quantitative changes.

 Information Collection and Management

  • Review existing management information systems and identify potential modifications; facilitate the implementation of the required modifications to improve the MIS.
  • Design and maintain qualitative and quantitative data collection methods and tools (e.g., community scanning/assessment tools, baseline and endline surveys, needs assessment, satisfaction survey, post distribution monitoring, etc.).
  • Assist in reviewing databases and data tracking tools of the project towards maintaining quality and reliable data which meets minimum reporting requirements of donors and Habitat and enable program quality assurance and learning.
  • Create minimum documentation requirements for the NOI25 project MEAL, and track reporting for assigned portfolio of projects.

 Others:

  • Participate in weekly/monthly/quarterly meetings and initiatives.
  • Participate in strategic planning sessions and contribute to the development of work plans.
  • Perform other relevant tasks and responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

Education:

  • Required: Bachelor’s degree in statistics, economics, sociology, international development, or a related field.
  • Preferred: Master’s Degree in related area.

 

Work Experience:

 Required:

  • At least three years of experience in the area of technical expertise with proven record of success
  • Professional experience with NGOs, monitoring and evaluation or project management with responsibility for conducting and managing evaluations; knowledge on quantitative and qualitative research methods, data analysis and interpretation, reporting; experiences in participatory program design and MEAL approaches, and Results-based M&E is desirable.
  • Sound working knowledge of monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning approaches, including logical frameworks, MEAL planning and budgeting, where necessary, and multi-site and project evaluations in the context of development programming.
  • Experience in designing data collection instruments and managing data collection exercises

 Preferred:

  • Experience in database development and management; knowledge of Tableau, GIS, SPSS, STATA, SurveyCTO, Kobo, ODK, and other similar platforms.

Active support of HFHI Values: Team Collaborator – Good Steward – LEAN/Continuous Improvement – Graceful Candor – Heart for the Mission – Personal Integrity

 HFH requires that all employees take seriously their ethical responsibilities to safeguarding our intended beneficiaries, their communities, and all those with whom we work. Managers at all levels have particular responsibilities to support and develop systems that create and maintain an environment that prevents harassment, sexual exploitation, and abuse, safeguards the rights of beneficiaries and community members (especially children), and promotes the implementation of Habitat for Humanity’s code of conduct.

 Specialized Skills & Knowledge:

  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively and efficiently
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent stakeholder management and relationship building skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and resourcefulness
  • Proficient in report writing and documentation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with strong ability to communicate with impact
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and ability to strategically manage multiple tasks
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to speak the local dialect is an advantage

 Working Conditions:

  • This position is based at the project office in Negros Occidental and will require occasional travel in the project sites. The role will include exposure to children and HFH beneficiaries and stakeholders which will require engagements that must abide with HFH Safeguarding policies.

Please email your comprehensive resume to Barbara Ocumen at barbara.ocumen@habitat.org.ph.

Learn more about the NOI25 Project here.

JOB SUMMARY

The LB and Partnerships (LBP) Manager provides strategic and technical leadership pertaining to the project’s goal on Site Planning and Development. Specifically, s/he (1) ensures timely and compliant execution of the full cycle of the project’s land acquisition efforts, covering the technical, social, and legal aspects of the due diligence process of Habitat Philippines and government units and agencies; and (2) acts as the NOI25 strategic focal person to the internal and external stakeholders of the land banking ecosystem, including building and maintaining a coalition of project partners and supporting initiatives on resource mobilization.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensures timely and compliant execution of the full cycle of the project’s land acquisition efforts, covering the technical, social, and legal aspects of the due diligence process of Habitat Philippines and the government. (50%)
    • Drives necessary land acquisition activities to ensure a healthy land pipeline that supports short-term and long-term construction targets.
    • Ensures that the due diligence process of Habitat Philippines is followed in the process of land acquisition and coordinates all necessary legal and regulatory negotiations and agreements with government counterparts on matters related to land, site development, security of tenure for families, adherence to zoning ordinances, and environmental regulations.  These include active coordination with local government units, key shelter agencies, other government agencies, and private individuals to identify land plots for the project.
  • Acts as the NOI25 strategic focal person to the internal and external stakeholders of the land banking ecosystem, including building and nurturing a coalition of project partners and supporting initiatives on resource mobilization. (50%)
    • Ensures solid coordination among internal experts in the conduct of systematic and thorough land acquisition technical review.
    • Supports the NOI25 COP and the Habitat CEO in the building and operationalization of the Negros Occidental Impact 2025 (NOI25) Leadership Coalition.
    • Supports resource mobilization initiatives of the project through ensuring necessary documents related to land and site development are available.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education:  Bachelor’s in Management, Marketing, Public Administration, Social Sciences or other related fields such as Development Studies,
  • Years of Related Experience: At least 7 years of work experience in engaging and building partnership with LGUs, government agencies, land developers, housing NGOs and other institutions.
  • At least 4 years of experience working with the private sector, local government units, and the civil society on socialized housing project in the Philippines.
  • At least 2 years of experience working with LGUs on land banking for socialized housing.
  • Proficiency in partnership development, public relations, and possesses a broad network of potential partners
  • Experienced in project management, development and monitoring of workplans
  • Fluency in Filipino, and English both in written and verbal
  • Excellent negotiation skills with strong communication and presentation skills
  • Self-directed, solutions-oriented, and able to multi-task
  • Willingness to work in flexible schedules

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