Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Habitat for Humanity Hiring Advocacy Manager

This position will be based in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The job description is below. Click HERE for the full posting.

Advocacy Manager / Haiti Property Law Working Group Coordinator


  • Leadership and ongoing strategy and organization of the Haiti Property Law Working Group (HPLWG) and Advocacy efforts related to Habitat for Humanity’s mission and mandate
  • Reporting to the National Director and Chief Operating Officer

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


  • 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



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