Job Opportunities at Habitat for Humanity International Asia Pacific

About Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity, founded in 1976, is a global, Christian-based nonprofit organization that 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 seeks individuals who have a willingness to affirm these principles and values.

Habitat for Humanity International is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Job opportunities with HFHI AP

1. Director – Resource Development

Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is currently seeking a talented professional for the role of a Director, Resource Development. Reporting to the Area Vice President, Asia Pacific, the Director for Resource Development will lead the development and implementation of a comprehensive Resource Development (RD) strategy for the Asia and the Pacific Region. The candidate will be responsible for ultimate oversight of a donor portfolio that generates US$25-30 million annually, as well as for driving annual revenue growth as part of the strategic vision of Global Impact 2025 tripling impact, scale and funding across the region. Key stakeholders include the federated Global Funding Network (GFN) organizations, the federation of National Organizations (NOs), Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) headquarters Resource Development (HQ RD), and other HFHI Area Office (AO) departments.

This position will be based in Manila, Philippines.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership and Strategic Management (30%)

  • Develop, review, update and implement a regional fundraising strategy in collaboration and coordination with key stakeholders (i.e. AO, NO’s, GFN’s,HQ) with a focus on AP philanthropic resources that support HFHI priority countries and programs
  • Lead and manage the AP AO fundraising team and annual revenue quota from the different sources of funding of AP’s portfolio (corporate, major gifts, affiliate tithe and Global Village volunteers)
  • Collaborate with global foundation, organization and institutional fundraising (GFOI) team to identify and leverage match funding and other funding opportunities in the region
  • Strengthen the fundraising work through the use of technology (CRM) and guided by metrics related to fundraiser performance, effectiveness and efficiency
  • Coordinate and collaborate with the global HFHI fundraising/resource development (HQ and other AOs), and with the Global Communications Team on developing Global Funding Network communication investment strategies, collaborative fundraising initiatives, global brand awareness and marketing initiatives including direct marketing
  • Identify, evaluate, propose and implement plans for fundraising innovations that deliver strong ROI
  • As a member of the Asia-Pacific Area Leadership Team (ALT), provide input into and support for the overall strategy and programs of the AP Area Office of HFHI

Relationship Management (30%)

  • As the main fundraising leader for AP, cultivate, nurture and manage relationships with key donors and supporters (e.g. Multinational Corporations and the Asia-Pacific Development Council)
  • Provide direction and oversight to RD-led events and initiatives

People and Resource Management (40%)

  • Maintain an annual direct fundraising portfolio according to the annual targets
  • Manage the HFHI revenue and expense budgets for RD in AP
  • Coordinate and support the evaluation (e.g. Go/No Go process) and development of all major funding proposals (corporate, major donors) as well as the reporting to global donors
  • Lead and manage day-to-day operations of the RD AP department
  • Cultivate and nurture talent within the AP-RD department, and coach them in a practical way on budgeting, purchasing, strategic and operational planning, and reporting systems

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Sales & Marketing, Business Administration, International Development, or other related course
  • 10+ years of experience, including demonstrated professional fundraising experience, having asked for and secured a gift of at least USD 1 million
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience directly leading a team of fundraising professionals
  • Minimum of 5 years’ fundraising experience in Asia and the Pacific and within the NGO or non-profit sector
  • Demonstrated capacity to effectively work in a multidisciplinary and multi-cultural environment
  • Experience directing, managing, or coordinating organizations to achieve targets within a NGO federated structure would be a plus
  • Portfolio of donor relationships specifically with Asian and European corporations, foundations and bi-lateral/multi-lateral funders

Demonstrate Habitat’s Servant Leadership Capabilities:

  • Lead the mission
  • Lead for results
  • Lead self
  • Lead others

Active support of HFHI Values & Commitments:

  • 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

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Cultural awareness and high EQ capacity
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), including public speaking
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Strong capacity to discern and prioritize opportunities
  • Strong leadership
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Coaching, consultancy, and advisory skills
  • Technology literate including computer literacy (Microsoft Office suite)
  • Fluent in English. Another language spoken in the AP area is a plus

Preferred:

  • Master’s degree
  • Fundraising experience in the USA, European, or another region
  • Understanding of and working knowledge of multi-lateral funding agencies, foundations, organizations and institutions as well as impact investments

2. Associate Director, MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning)

Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is currently seeking a talented professional for the role of Associate Director, MEAL (Asia Pacific). Within the framework of the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) of HFHI, the Associate Director – MEAL will oversee regional efforts to develop field-level capacity to assess communities’ capacities and vulnerabilities; identify and design programs / projects that have a strong understanding of and are responsive to their local housing ecosystem; and plan and execute MEAL exercises.

Reporting to the Director, Operations, this position is responsible for the development and implementation of MEAL capacities, systems and processes throughout the Area. This position advises and oversees National Organizations as well as HFHI program staff on all aspects of MEAL. This will support the improvement of program and project efficiency and effectiveness, decision making and knowledge management throughout the project life cycle. This position will also oversee regional knowledge management initiatives in support of our Theory of Change, including managing research and evaluation across the region, regional participation in the development of agency-wide metrics, and organizational continuous improvement. This position will be based in Manila, Philippines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Leadership

  • Lead the development, implementation and advocacy of HFHI MEAL approaches that define and measure program and project capacity and results that help further HFHI’s Theory of Change, identify areas of strength and opportunities for growth, and promote best practices
  • Lead Area-wide initiatives and activities that build program capacity through the effective use of MEAL systems and processes
  • Supervise direct reports, including planning, goal setting, staff development, and evaluation
  • Represent Asia Pacific on Global task forces and conferences as appropriate, and in the HFHI global MEAL Leadership Team

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning

  • Oversee the development of MEAL processes and tools that identify qualities in our interventions that contribute to positive impact in target communities.
  • Oversee MEAL’s input into Resource Development and Global Foundations, Organizations & Institutions proposal development and inform the Go/No-Go process.
  • Conduct community-based analyses including of communities’ capacities and vulnerabilities in support of Habitat’s new theory of change
  • Supervise and / or conduct baseline studies and research for new program development, as required
  • Manage the identification and monitoring and sharing of programmatic data to support decision-makers
  • Taking into account the specific challenges associated with each project, develop or oversee the development of MEAL plans including:
    • Developing systems to receive and route reports from Community-Based Feedback Mechanisms (CBFM) to ensure feedback and complaints are appropriately managed
    • Developing monitoring frameworks, systems, and tools to support local project management and reporting at all levels with responsible and high-quality data processes
    • Developing evaluation and learning plans

Data Management Systems and Products

  • Coordinate AP feedback for revising HFHI data management systems (Standards of Excellence, Global Metrics Tool) as part of GI25 and the Theory of Change work; oversee the application of updates/changes to these systems in AP.
  • Actively support the scoping and development of HFHI’s global MEAL MIS
  • Ensure that the MEAL team’s guidance to NOs on the development of complementary and appropriate data management are aligned with GI25 initiatives.

Capacity Building

  • Develop a framework for building MEAL capacity in the AP region, in alignment with global guidance; empower team to execute this framework.

Networking

  • Support in program design discussions and prepositioning work with complex donors
  • Participate in HFHI evaluation network; work with counterparts in other Areas
  • Lead development of partnerships with research and evaluation organizations and institutions
  • Represent HFHI at regional MEAL forums

Minimum Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 8 years relevant experience or Master’s degree in a related field: evaluation, sociology, social work, international relations, international development
  • Specialization and/or professional certification in MEAL to affected populations, participatory approaches, or learning approaches
  • 5+ years experience in a similar level position with a development and/or humanitarian organization
  • Demonstrated knowledge / experience facilitating participatory processes with marginalized groups
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in MEAL, accountability to communities, learning, research and evaluation methodologies, standards and practices
  • Demonstrated experience with qualitative and quantitative data analysis, statistics and design of data collection instruments
  • Understanding of contemporary trends and innovations in MEAL
  • Strong technical expertise in strategy development, evaluation, and social investigation, qualitative and quantitative analysis, multi-site evaluations, and standards of evaluation
  • Familiarity with statistical / qualitative data analysis software to support MEAL and knowledge management
  • Fluency in English
  • Project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a multi-cultural team
  • Strong analytical, critical-thinking and problem solving skills

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.

Preferred:

  • Adult training and facilitation skills required
    Experience implementing data collection instruments using mobile data-collection platforms
At a glance

Company: Habitat

Posted Date: 05/12/2021

Deadline Date: 06/12/2021

Target Field :

No specific field of study

Employment Type : Full Time

Location : Manila, Philippines

About Company

Phone: +63 (2) 55-34-455 ext. 4231

Website:

www.habitat.org/asiapacific

Email : RCuanico@habitat.org

How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply using the link provided below.

  • Director, Resource Development

https://www.habitat.org/about/careers/director-resource-development-6364br

  • Associate Director, MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning)

https://www.habitat.org/about/careers/associate-director-meal-monitoring-evaluation-and-learning-6342br