Area Vice President - Asia Pacific Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is currently seeking a talented professional for the role of a Area Vice President (VP) - Asia Pacific.
The Area VP, reporting to the Sr. Vice President, International Operations, is responsible for providing oversight and direction to Habitat For Humanity International (HFHI) programs in the Asia and the Pacific Area (AP).
This position will be based in Manila, Philippines. Key Responsibilities : Manage the HFHI Asia and the Pacific Area : - Develop and guide, in consultation with key stakeholders, the implementation of the Strategic Plan and key change components - Supervise HFHI Directors for the AP area including Program, Resource and Development, Finance and Administration, Human Resources and Learning & Organizational Development, TCIS, Communications, Legal and Housing & Human Settlement - Facilitate and nurture relationships with National Organizations and key partners - Generate resources for HFHI’s operations in the Area - Develop and cultivate strategic partnerships and funding relationships with external organizations and individuals including international government agencies, corporations, foundations, etc.
Ensure cross-functional collaboration for successful execution - Serve as a housing advocate in the region. Host and participate in key forums and conversations to promote policies, funding, and actions to promote decent shelter for all - Together with other Area Vice Presidents and the HFHI Senior Leadership Team, participate in the development and refinement of global policy.
Apply and, where necessary, contextualize, global policy to the AP Area - Similarly, together with other Area Vice Presidents and the HFHI Senior Leadership Team, participate in developing, monitoring and updating the HFHI strategic plan.
Implement the HFHI strategic plan in AP area and develop operational plans in an appropriate manner for the area - Pay regular visits to the National Organizations and / or attend events / meetings for the purpose of networking and identifying issues and concerns - Facilitate and ensure cross-functional collaboration and interaction of area staff with other HFHI units and departments - Provide leadership that supports the Christian based values of HFHI through active servant leadership, motivating Area Habitat staff members, serving partner families, and encouraging volunteers in following the mission and vision of HFHI - Other related duties as assigned by supervisor Key Requirements : - Bachelor’s degree - 5 years experience in the AP Area - 10 years program management or international development experience required - 5 years in management capacity, at Executive or Senior Management level - Experience leading organizational change - Demonstrate an ability to manage a wide range of issues.
Proven track record as a general manager at Executive / Senior Management level - Outstanding oral and written communication - Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills - Fluency in English, both written and spoken - In-depth knowledge and understanding of social, political, cultural, and economic issues in the Asia Pacific region - Demonstrate ability to work within and provide leadership to a team - Course work on international issues and community development desirable 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 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 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 Preferred : - Master’s degree