Co-operative Housing Ireland - Development Officer


Co-operative Housing Ireland


Co-operative Housing Ireland (CHI) is the national federation for the co-operative housing movement. Founded in 1973, CHI has supported the provision of homes across the country and promoted the development of affiliated local co-operative societies across Ireland. CHI currently employs approximately 80 staff and is responsible for the management of more than 3,000 homes through a network of local co-operatives.


In 2019, 371 new homes were provided by CHI. The organisation is committed to expanding the co-operative housing model across Ireland in response to housing needs. The planned expansion will involve the addition of at least 300 new units for each year (2019-2024). To achieve this plan, CHI is seeking to recruit a new Development Officer.


Development Officer


The Development Officer will be an active member of CHI’s Development Team, providing administrative support, preparing documentation for CALF applications and liaising with all internal departments within CHI. The Development Officer will monitor CHI’s development performance, prepare reports for key stakeholders and play a key role in maintaining CHI’s commitment to Ireland’s housing needs. 


CHI is seeking someone with experience in property development and a proven track record of providing a high quality and professional service. The post-holder will have a strong working knowledge of the processes involved in property acquisition, construction and housing practice.  The Development Officer will have exceptional organisational skills and be passionate about CHI’s purpose. Additionally, the post-holder will continually act in the best interests of the organisation.


If you feel you have the necessary skills and qualifications to carry out this role, please contact Michael Walsh, Recruitment Team at 2into3, for a copy of the Candidate Briefing Document which outlines the requirements of the role. Michael can be reached at or (01) 234 3131. All enquiries regarding this role will be held in the strictest confidence. 


To apply, please send your CV (in word document format only) to Michael Walsh (email address listed above).


The closing date for applications is Friday, 13 March.


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