BestJobs - Jobs - Habitat for Humanity International - Land Banking and Site Development Manager

    Description


  • The Habitat for Humanity–Hilti Foundation partnership aims to construct 10,000 disaster resilient, low-cost Bamboo Cement Frame Houses for vulnerable informal settlers in Negros Occidental, Philippines during the next five years. The partnership aims to:
    • Provide innovative housing solutions and help in the development of sustainable communities with local government units, and
    • Promote the use of sustainable eco-friendly construction technologies to help address the effects of Climate Change.

    To support the Project Habitat for Humanity International is currently looking for a Land Banking and Site Development Manager who shall lead lead the land acquisition and development in behalf of Habitat Philippines for the Hilti project. He/she shall ensure the project’s sites are properly and successfully developed according to zoning ordinances, regulations and the project’s concepts, goals and outcomes. He/she shall work with local and national government agencies and other stakeholders to ensure land is timely acquired, developed and properly supported via adequate infrastructure and services.

    JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Is the key liaison of Habitat Philippines in regards to land acquisition and development in accordance to the project’s:
    • Green,
    • Disaster resilient, and
    • Sustainable community concepts.

    • Researches, visits and evaluates potential private and government lands for the project, according to established project and Habitat guidelines and tools. Determines whether a potential land is project feasible.

    • Evaluates the land risks and needs as well as the needed physical and social infrastructure and services to make the community sustainable or self-reliant in coordination with the Program and Community Development Managers. Provide also solutions to discovered issues and infrastructure needs.

    • Presents project and land plans and programs to land partners such as local government, private land developers, communities, beneficiaries and other stakeholders as needed.

    • Develops and monitors the implementation of the site master plans with the respective LGUs and communities in accordance to the project’s:
    • Green,
    • Disaster resilient, and
    • Sustainable community concepts.

    • Regularly collaborates with the Program, Community Development and Construction Managers to ensure site development plans are aligned and support the other departmental needs and plans of the project.

    • Supports the project’s Resource Development team with donor calls and presentations as needed.

    • Provides all necessary land information and reports needed.

    • Performs other related duties and responsibilities, which may be assigned from time to time.

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS / SPECIFICATIONS

    Education / Training : Urban Planner, Property Developer

    Work Experience : At least 3 years work experience in land property management

    Special Skills / Knowledge : Familiarity with site development, land acquisition required; knowledge of local building requirements, as well as other governmental regulations required; knowledge of CAD, Autocad and Safety Management; Project Management skills

    Other Skills: Fluency in written and spoken English, ability to build business relations,

    Required Personal Characteristics: Able to work within unstable and difficult conditions; willingness to uphold the Christian principles of Habitat

    This is a project-based position.


  • Requirements

  • Minimum education level: Master´s Degree
  • Years of experience: 5
  • Language(s): Tagalog ,English
  • Knowledge: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
  • Availability for travel: Yes
  • Availability for change of residence: Yes

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Job summary

  • Habitat for Humanity International

  • Negros Occidental, Negros island

  • Company

    Habitat for Humanity International Inc. (RHQ)
  • Work type

    Other type of contract

  • Type of contract

    Full Time

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