But it’s not just a need – it’s an opportunity. That’s where HFHSA comes in, as a strong voice in housing and community development, they advocate on issues such as how to improve low cost housing, how best to get communities involved and how they may best manage their housing development in a future without government subsidies. Habitat’s Advocacy Program focuses on two aspects; advocating for changes in systems and policies that influence people’s access to housing & enhancing community participation & empowerment in the delivery of housing and informal settlements upgrading. The advocacy programme receives funding from the Ford Foundation to conduct research on identifying best practice for informal settlement upgrading.
The Purpose of this new role is: To provide leadership within programme operations and advocacy to contribute to the delivery of the organisation’s vision, mission and its strategic goals.
- To support the National Director in the strategic development and execution of the organisation’s programme and advocacy objectives
- To drive and oversee the planning and implementation of programmes and projects in line with HFHSA’s business plan
- Responsible for the day to day internal programmatic activities (program quality, management, reporting) of the organisation
Reporting to the National Director, the Programmes and Advocacy Manager is a member of the Servant Leadership Team (SLT) in a Christian organisation that focuses on decent shelter and development for everyone. The incumbent will have a strong understanding of the core elements of programme design and planning, advocacy and monitoring and evaluation as well as human settlements.
For a detailed job description please visit our website’s vacancies page: www.maraisbutton.co.za
Interested candidates must send a motivation letter highlighting your suitability to this role and a CV in Word format to [email protected]
Contact will only be made with shortlisted candidates.