Programme Officer

Location Hong Kong
Discipline: Program/project/events management
Job type: Full Time
Contact name: Shirley Leung

Contact email: hr@habitat.org.hk
Published: 7 days ago
Startdate: Immediate preferred

Habitat for Humanity is a global non-profit housing organisation with the vision of creating a world where everyone has a decent place to live. The team at Habitat for Humanity Hong Kong (Habitat HK), are a diverse group of passionate, committed and high-performing individuals who work together to build futures and lives. We are an inclusive organisation, dedicated to our values of partnership, integrity, respect, innovation, accountability and excellence. We welcome people of all backgrounds, races and religions to work with us to build homes and communities in partnership with low-income families across the globe.

Habitat HK is currently seeking a talented individual for the role of Programme Officer. Reporting to the Programme Manager, you will play an integral role in running our domestic programmes in Hong Kong. Working collaboratively with the Partnerships and Marketing & Communications teams, you will be responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring efficient and impactful domestic programmes, while effectively managing key relationships with beneficiaries, volunteers, NGO and other programme delivery partners.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Programme Manager to develop and execute, strategically aligned and impactful domestic programmes.

  • Provide end-to-end support for all domestic programmes, including providing pre-, during- and post-activity coordination with volunteers, construction partners, beneficiaries, NGO partners and overseas Habitat colleagues as is needed, liaising with all stakeholders prior, during and post service days.

  • Ensure quality control, excellent standards and risk management policies are consistently applied to all domestic programmes and ensure that all programme stakeholders, operate in a highly professional manner exemplifying Habitat guidelines, standards and mission.

  • Prepare and implement tools to gather feedback from programme volunteers, tracking progress towards established and agreed objectives.

  • Working closely with Programme Team colleagues, provide high-quality, rewarding and life changing volunteer experiences, contributing to the expansion of the number of volunteers whilst increasing and deepening long-term volunteer engagement.

  • Work collaboratively with the Partnerships and Communications & Marketing Team to provide volunteer stories for further volunteer engagement opportunities.

  • Undertake other projects or responsibilities as assigned by the Programme Manager.

Note: The role, whilst clearly defined, is part of a fast-moving and evolving organisation and as such, the related responsibilities may need to adapt as the team grows. Any changes will be discussed with the individual but should be recognised as part of the exciting environment within which HFHHK operates.

Requirements:

  • Degree Holder

  • Minimum 2-year relevant experience, preferably in organizing and implementing volunteer / beneficiary programmes for an NGO

  • Experience in non-profit organizations is preferred

  • Good written and verbal communication skills in both English and Chinese (Cantonese & Putonghua)

  • Flexible, positive and with good interpersonal skills

  • Able to work independently and under pressure

  • Proficiency in PC operations (MS based applications. English and Chinese word processing; Knowledge of database programmes preferred)

  • Work during the weekends is required according to project needs

Competencies and Behaviors:

  • Self-motivated and can work well independently and collaboratively

  • Ability and aspiration to learn fast

  • Able to adapt to change effectively

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

  • Thrives on working in a collaborative, culturally diverse environment

  • Demonstrates commitment to the values of Habitat for Humanity

Interested parties, please click on APPLY or send full resume with a cover e-mail and expected salary to hr@habitat.org.hk.

Habitat HK thanks all applicants for taking the time to apply. However, only shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview. All personal data collected will be kept confidential and will be used for recruitment purposes only.

Habitat HK is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.