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Inis Housing Association CLG – Development Officer

Inis Housing Association CLG is a Tier 2 Approved Housing Body with over 50 homes in management in the Mid West (Clare, Tipperary, Galway and Limerick). It is in a period of growth with a strategic focus on the development of high quality homes in the Mid West region. Inis is seeking to recruit a part-time Development Officer who will take a lead in the management of the organisation and in the development of new projects (Job Description Attached)

To apply: Please email CV and cover letter to
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS is close of business on Tuesday 30th June 2020

Role: Development Officer

Location Mountshannon, Co.Clare

Contract  Permanent 

Reporting to The Chair of the Board

Hours  16 per week

Position Overview:

The Development Officer will take a leading role as a key member of the team in delivering Inis Housing Association’s housing development programme. You will provide support to the wider team by taking responsibility for the management of the delivery of identified projects within the existing programme.

  • Take the lead in the delivery of social housing projects as per our internal development procedures
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders such as Housing Manager, Housing Services, Finance and Legal to ensure timely delivery of units into management
  • Identify new business and develop initial feasibility of projects for the Board
  • Manage and deliver feasibility exercises and project appraisals in conjunction with the housing team and submit these to internal and external stakeholders as required
  • Prepare internal appraisals for decision making in accordance with the project plans
  • Administer the progression of acquisition projects through to handover in conjunction with the Board
  • Organise valuations and surveys as needed
  • Obtain information from all stakeholders to complete and submit for various internal and external approval stages
  • Prepare submissions for external funding approval and submit them to external parties as required and as per procedures and project plans
  • Work with Legal and Finance advisors to prepare and track funding applications and drawdowns
  • Keep The Board appraised of all changes to project schedule
  • Maintain all project records as per agreed procedures
  • Ensure that agreed policies and procedures are adhered to at all times
  • Keep the Board informed of progress and expected dates for delivery of new homes
  • Visit projects specifically nearing completion and snagging as required
  • Coordinate the handover of new units to Housing Management
  • Where required assist with organising PR events for the Association
  • During the defects liability period ensure that defects are dealt with by contractors/consultants
  • Ensure that the expected level of customer service is maintained throughout the defects period
  • Assist in preparing post project reviews

Key Responsibilities:

Key competencies required

  • Sector Knowledge
  • Planning and Organisation
  • Relationship and Stakeholder Management
  • Team Work

Education and experience required

  • Minimum of a Primary Degree required in related area.
  • Specialist role related knowledge in property acquisition or property development processes
  • Property Acquisition/Property development experience

A minimum of two years’ similar experience


Project Management, Relationship Management, Planning And Organising

The closing date for applications to be returned for this role is 30th June .

It is anticipated that Interviews for the position will be held in the week beginning 7th July 2020 with the intention to make the appointment for commencement on 1st. September 2020.

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