Saint John of God Housing Association CLG: Development Officer

The Saint John of God housing Association is committed to providing suitable and affordable rented accommodation to tenants with intellectual disability, older persons and people with mental health problems, based on their identified needs, delivering high quality service and ensuring security of tenure.

Saint John of God Housing Association CLG is part of Saint John of God Hospitaller Ministries. Saint John of God Hospitaller Ministries is a non-profit healthcare organisation providing services for intellectually disabled children and adults, mental health care, care of children with terminal illness and care of elderly people in Ireland, United Kingdom and Central Africa.

Development Officer (Permanent/Full-Time)

The Development Officer will:

  • Support and assist in managing the day-to-day running of the Housing Association.
  • Support in the procurement and management of projects efficiently to budget and programme.
  • Support in the delivery of complex and sensitive projects including planning, research and analysis.
  • Develop good working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Agree programmes, targets and deadlines and ensure their implementation.
  • Where required, negotiate, liaise and communicate with clients and agencies involved in the project.
  • Identify new development opportunities in line with the organisation’s goals
  • Represent and promote the Order’s values and ethos.


Candidates should have a relevant third level qualification, 2 – 5 Years’ experience in the voluntary housing sector and / or estate development and experience of delivering projects, on time and within budget.

Candidates should have excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office. If you believe you have the necessary competencies and experience to bring to this role please forward your letter of application along with your Curriculum Vitae to:

Conor Coppinger
Human Resources Department,
Saint John of God Hospitaller Ministries,
Hospitaller Ministries Headquarters,
Co Dublin

Or by email by 12pm on Wednesday 28th June 2017

Interviews will be held on: 6th July 2017
Informal enquiries to Ms Bernie Cadden, CEO or Mr Kevin Lunny, Planning & Development Manager

Full Job Description available.