We’re Hiring: Housing Program Manager

Position: Housing Program Manager
Duration: Permanent
Salary: $45,000 – $55,000
1. Must have a combination of experience and education in the construction industry.
2. Must be able to effectively perform build quality inspections.
3. Effectively communicate any variances from build plans and building code requirements to ED and Housing committee.
4. Demonstrate patience to effectively communicate and teach various build aspects to skilled and unskilled, but motivated volunteers.
5. Creative and innovative with the ability to adapt quickly to change
6. Strong communication, organizational and problem-solving skills
7. Flexible work schedule. Work week is Monday to Friday; however, must be available to work occasional Saturdays, which will be scheduled ahead of time.
8. Maintain current Emergency First Aid, WHMIS, Fall Protection, Scaffold Inspection certification or be willing to complete these courses; expenses incurred will be covered by Habitat for Humanity.
9. Knowledge of or willingness to learn the New Brunswick Occupational Health & Safety Act & Regulations.
10.Demonstrated experience with workplace injury prevention and loss control.
11.Experience in team building and project management.
12.Bondable. (we require a criminal record check with vulnerable sector check. We accept paperwork completed within the past 3 months)
13.Bilingual, both spoken and written (French & English), an asset.


Job Description:
The Housing Program Manager (HPM) will oversee all aspects of HFHMA’s housing projects: the Repairs, the New Builds and the Retrofits Programs. The HPM will create and manage budgets and project plans. The HPM will be responsible to manage any housing staff and/or sub-contractors. The HPM will ensure that all projects adhere to Habitat for Humanity’s construction guidelines and comply with all current National Building Codes, as well as the Health & Safety Regulations, ensuring the delivery of a defect-free home or repairs, on schedule and within budget. Managing construction supervisors, labourers, crew leaders and volunteers, the Housing Program Manager will inspire, teach and lead the Housing Projects. The HPM will report the progression of all projects, to the Executive Director, on a weekly basis.

a. Ensure homes are built per the requirements and specifications established by the construction drawings/plans, the current National Building Codes, and Habitat’s standards
b. Communicate regularly with the Executive Director
c. Communicate with local Building Inspection Department and Utilities Authority
d. Coordinate all mandatory inspections
e. Assist in creating and implementation of our COR Safety Program
f. Create and follow project schedules, demonstrate flexibility and creativity by proactively planning tasks to respond to change, and coordinate build material requirements
g. Develop and deliver volunteer training program in collaboration with Affiliate Office staff
h. Lead on site volunteers thus ensuring a positive volunteer experience.
i. On site coordination of all sub-trade activity and all specific material management
j. Present build progress reports at Housing Committee meetings.
k. Assist in the creation and delivery of the Home Maintenance Program
l. Capable of partnering and working with organizations such as NBCC & CORCAN
m. Collaborate with other affiliates to create best practices, policies and procedures
n. Commit to the Core Competencies valued by the organization


How to Apply:
If you are passionate about social change and committed to making a difference in your community, we’d love to hear from you!

Please submit a cover letter and resume by February 22nd at 5pm to

Habitat for Humanity is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest in Habitat for Humanity; however, no drop-ins and no phone calls please.

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