Advocacy Manager / HPLWG Coordinator

Company: Habitat for Humanity Haiti

Job Type:
Full-time

Sector:
International Organisations

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Start Date: December 09, 2015

Posted On: Nov 09, 2015

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Advocacy Manager / HPLWG Coordinator at Habitat for Humanity Haiti

Job Description:

Role Description

Haiti Property Law Working Group
• Lead, manage and represent the HPLWG in meetings / events / trainings / forums / media / community outreach activities
• Establish an agenda and prepare all materials for future HPLWG meetings (approx.. every two or three months);
• Organize steering committee meetings (monthly / bi-monthly or as needed);
• Disseminate manuals (1/2) and HPLWG materials to stakeholders;
• Follow up, revise, supervise drafts of the English and Creole version of Manual II, with the support of HPLWG members and the steering committee; including related training materials
• Work with a graphic designer to ensure that all materials of the HPLWG are consistent and abide by donor guidelines / marking rules;
• Work on developing and maintaining an advocacy website for the HPLWG;
• Coordinate and developing training materials and activities;
• Establish a schedule and implementation plan for Phase 2 of the trainings;
• Work closely with media/communications outlets to ensure visibility for HPLWG advocacy activities, trainings and materials.

Project Management
• Plan, update, execute the work plan for the USAID (and other) grants;
• Complete all donor and organizational reporting requirements in a timely and high quality manner
• Ensure all activities conducted are in alignment with donor and Habitat’s grant compliance policies, procedures, rules and regulations
• Manage the monitoring and evaluation of all advocacy efforts and projects according to the performance management framework
• Ensure all output and outcome indicators are uploaded into the USAID DevResults system and Habitat’s Global Metrics Tool
• Identify areas of integration and collaboration with Habitat’s and partner organizations program initiatives

Strategy Development
• Work with the HPLWG steering committee and members to develop a strategy for the group which leverages the past experience and vision for the future
• Identify and develop a strategy for future advocacy interventions which link to Habitat’s global advocacy campaigns / objectives; and build upon recommendations related to the work of the HPLWG
• Develop and implement a fundraising strategy which links to a project sustainability plan
• Collaborate with Habitat’s global advocacy community of practice to share best practices from Haiti and participate in global learning initiatives / publications / public outreach

Job Qualifications:

SKILLS / CAPACITIES:
• BA or equivalent in law, public policy, urban planning or other relevant field. MA preferred
• At least 5 years project management / lead experience; including grant compliance, budget management and donor reporting
• Confident public speaker with excellent communications skills; and preferably experience in bringing together diverse stakeholder through strong facilitation and adult learning experience
• Fluent written and oral communication in English, French and Creole. Spanish is an advantage.
• Experience developing project concept notes / budgets / marketing material for the use of fundraising and developing partner relationships
• Demonstrated attention to detail, multi-tasking ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
• Willingness to travel locally within Haiti
• Please note that this position is a full time position

About Habitat for Humanity Haiti

Founded in 1976, Habitat for Humanity is a Christian housing organization serving families in more than 70 countries around the world who are living in sub-standard housing. Since our founding, we have built or repaired over 1 million homes, providing more than 5 million people with safe, decent, affordable shelter!

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