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Habitat for humanity.svgHabitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is currently seeking a talented individual for the role of a Housing & Land Policy (HLP) manager. The Housing and Land Policy (HLP) Manager will serve as key technical expert in the areas of Security of Land Tenure and pro-poor housing policies, to support program implementation and advocacy strategies at the country (National Organizations) and Area Office levels.

This individual will coordinate with HFHI’s SMEs in the Asia Pacific Area Office (APAO) and in National Headquarters (Atlanta, and Washington DC's Government Relations & Advocacy Office) to achieve full policy alignment across the HFHI organization.This position will be based in HFHI's area office in Manila, Philippines. 

Key Requirements:

  • Degree in Housing policy, Land management, Public Policy, Political Science or International Affairs.
  • At least 5 years of experience in land tenure and Housing policy/programming at management or advisory level.
  • At least 3 years of experience in Advocacy and Pro-poor Housing policy.
  • Work experience in Asia Pacific countries highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of other relief policy actors such as UN, World Bank, National Governments, the US Government, the EU, INGOs, and INGO coordinating bodies, etc.
  • Pro-poor housing finance regulatory frameworks; (including housing affordability, microfinances for housing products, informal systems of credit, incentives for savings, government sponsored housing schemes, mortgages, hybrid approaches, etc.) Preferably in the Asia Pacific region.
  • Social housing regulatory frameworks; (including social rental housing, pro-poor slum upgrading, financial sustainability of social housing schemes, subsidies, etc.) Preferably in the Asia Pacific region.
  • Land tenure regulatory frameworks and effective pro-poor land governance systems (including overlapping legal systems, continuum of land rights, effects of land tenure policy in vulnerable populations and women, expropriation compensations, fit for purpose land administration, tenure regularization, inheritance rights, etc.).
  • Housing Resilience and Post disaster reconstruction policy frameworks (at risk areas preventive resettlement/relocation, government incentives for structural retrofitting of substandard housing, building codes, integration of disaster management frameworks in territorial planning, post-disaster reconstruction schemes, etc. ).

Click here for more information and how to apply. 


Contact Info:

Location: Gigiri, UN Complex
Office: NOF South Wing Block 3
Telephone: +254 207623858
Email: gltn[at]

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