Society of Saint Vincent de Paul Senior Officer Housing Services and Performance

Society of Saint Vincent de Paul 

Senior Officer 

Housing Services and Performance

Reference No:  



SVP House, 91/92 Sean McDermott Street, Dublin 1


Permanent Full Time


37.5 hours per week


02nd May 2019     

Closing Date:  

Friday 7th June  2019     


The Senior Officer Housing Services and Performance is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious person to influence the direction of the housing service offering to St Vincent De Paul tenants. You will have a key role in leading on the achievement of high performance and compliance standards across the social housing operations as well as providing direction on operational matters to Regional and Scheme Officers nationally.

The successful candidate should possess the following:

  • A relevant honours degree or equivalent in housing, property, social sciences or a related field an advantage.
  • Professional qualification e.g. Chartered Institute of Housing, Irish Council for Social Housing.
  • IT qualification a distinct advantage.
  • Knowledge & understanding of history, challenges and current regulations as they relate to Social Housing sector in Ireland.
  • Current legislation, national standards, regulations and environment in which Social Housing is provided. 
  • At least five years recent experience in a housing related role in a Housing Body, Local Authority, or in a Property Management role is essential,
  • An advanced understanding of the issues and practices that relate to
  • social housing/property management, void management, tenancy, management (inc. RTB), income management and estate/community work;
  • Evidence of setting service priorities and aligning resources, tools and aids to support staff in achieving high standards and levels of performance;
  • Proven record of staff/team management including: motivation, performance, improvement, conflict resolution;

The job description is available here.

If you meet these requirements and have the desire to join one of Ireland’s best known, trusted and respected not-for-profit organisations please fill out the form below and complete and attach the application form.

Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and Garda Vetting. Canvassing will not be accepted and may lead to disqualification. Due to the large volume of applications we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to candidates who are not shortlisted for interview.

SVP is an Equal Opportunities Employer