Manager - Housing Finance Systems job at Habitat for Humanity

Vacancy title:
Manager - Housing Finance Systems

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Habitat for Humanity

Deadline of this Job:
13 February 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Saturday, January 14, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Key Responsibilities:
National Offices Support (60%)
• Lead/Manage the HFS related interventions/programmes within the National Offices
• Support the National Directors in the regional National Offices in strengthening financial services in support of their intervention portfolios (co-creation)
• Support the National Offices with designing of HFS interventions and development of proposals linked to HFS
• Identify, develop, mentor and support staff members in HFS programming within the National Offices
• Lead the reporting and MEAL activities with regards to the HFS interventions within the National Offices
• Facilitate internal National Offices learning activities

Launching and Implementation of Africa Housing Finance Systems Program (30%)
• Support in research, strategy, planning (including budgeting) of HFS interventions in the region
• Identify and manage a credible network of partners including private sector, government, academia, public sector, industry associations, and other market actors
• Participate in design of innovative HFS solutions in the respective markets
• Participate in driving market understanding and body of knowledge to position HFS as a regional expert
• Support the HFS team in development of concepts and proposals aimed at soliciting funding from development partners
• Collaborate and work closely with global HFS colleagues to ensure alignment with global program strategy
• Work with the MEAL team to ensure monitoring and evaluation of the HFS and ensure data is periodically captured and analyzed and reported
• Represent Habitat for Humanity and TCIS in industry gatherings and conferences as required
• Collaborate with Habitat’s teams around the globe to share emerging good practices and foster organizational learning

Participation in SVL program (10%)
• Lead the development of concepts, proposals and interventions related to financial systems including consumer housing loans, impact insurance, SME financing etc. in support of the Shelter Venture Lab (SVL) goals
• Manage the Housing Finance projects within the SVL
• Represent and become an active member within the Shelter Venture Lab (SVL)
• Lead the report and MEAL activities within Shelter Venture Lab (SVL) for HFS related interventions .
• Manage a strong HFS portfolio in the region evidenced by active interventions and collaborations
• Participate in active strategic and strong regional and global partnerships along with provide support to the National Offices and other programmes including SVL
• Manage a strong pipeline of proposals for soliciting funding
• Maintain ongoing relationships and reports of interactions with key ecosystem partners
• Conduct timely reporting in compliance with all internal Habitat for Humanity and external donor requirements
• Participate in active internal learning and feedback

Key Requirements:
• At least a bachelor’s degree and/or postgraduate degree in Finance, IT, or related field
• 5 years relevant experience in the financial sector particularly in the product design/roll out or similar field with progressively increasing responsibility
• 3 years’ experience in digital financial services including developing digital finance solutions
• Significant experience working with financial institutions, impact investors, venture capital firms in the region, with evidence of networks and relationships
• Experience in project management particularly scaling of products/solutions
• Entrepreneurial - Works well in dynamic environments with limited resources
• Persuasive - Demonstrates ability to influence others, to work with outside actors and create collaborative projects
• Agile - Prioritizes tasks and redirects work effort in response to new opportunities and changes in priorities
• Strong inter-personal skills - with the ability to develop and manage good relationships with internal staff, between the project, private sector, government and other stakeholders
• Quality and results oriented - Demonstrated attention to detail, highly organized and able to coordinate multiple activities simultaneously and within deadline
• Consultative and communication skills - with a proven ability to work with globally dispersed teams, and different private sector partners
• Strong project management skills - with demonstrated track record of leading initiatives from concept to completion

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

To be considered for this position, please be sure to apply via the link: Manager - Housing Finance Systems (HFS) | Habitat for Humanity

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 13 February 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 15-01-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-01-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-01-2067
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