Current vacancy

Development Housing Officer

City of Dublin
€40k – 42k per year

Our client based in Dublin is looking for a Development Housing Officer to join their team in Dublin.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Property Development:

  • Follow through to completion the acquisition and refurbishment of properties already in the development pipeline
  • Preparation of development scheme briefs for submission to the Board of Trustees for approval
  • Submit CAS and CALF funding applications to the relevant local authorities with whom is working
  • Organise valuations and survey reports as required


  • Prepare scheme cost breakdowns and complete CAS application forms and CALF & P&A financial modelling spreadsheet and application forms
  • Liaise with colleagues in Finance in relation to cash-flow forecasting and drawdown of grant funding
  • Approval of construction cost invoices and consultants’ fees within prescribed limits
  • Ensure tendering procedures are carried out fully in accordance with EU Procurement Guidelines

•Preparation and submission of claims for the drawdown of the balance of CAS funds and CALF/HFA funding Property Handovers


  • A minimum of 2 years working in a development role within the social and voluntary housing sector or similar environment (Essential)
  • A full driving licence and use of a car (Essential)
  • A relevant third level qualification in construction, project management on construction projects, QS, design housing or equivalent would be a distinct advantage (but not essential)
  • A minimum of 1 year of regular use of IT systems with a good proficiency in Excel, Word & databases (Essential)
  • An ability to work both independently and as part of a team (Essential)
  • Good organisational and time-management skills (Essential)
  • Experience in working with other support providers i.e. Housing First & SLI (Desirable)
  • Understanding of why people become homeless or may be at risk of homelessness and the issues they present with, particularly in relation to substance misuse (Desirable)
  • Respect for the values and beliefs of the company and its founding partners (Essential)
  • A commitment to and an understanding of equal opportunities and diversity issues (Essential)
  • A commitment to high standards of Health & Safety good practise (Essential)
  • Commitment to the provision of quality standards of housing for tenants (Essential)
  • Independent and self-motivated (Essential)

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