Risk Compliance Officer

  • Full Time
  • Dublin

Website Co-operative Housing Ireland

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 is currently responsible for the management of more than 2,500 homes and has ambitious expansion plans in the coming years.


Sustained growth and strong governance are strategic priorities for CHI. As the organisation expands further, there is need to ensure that it continues to adhere to relevant legislation, funder requirements and other areas of compliance. Identifying risks facing the organisation and taking appropriate actions is also of equal importance. CHI is seeking a to appoint Risk & Compliance Officer to ensure the organisation continues to conduct its business in compliance with all laws and regulations that pertain to its sector as well as professional standards and internal policies.


Risk & Compliance Officer

Reporting to the Head of Finance, the Risk and Compliance Officer will successfully manage the organisation’s risk management policy, review its risk register and maintain its compliance obligation register. The post-holder will review the organisation’s risk appetite and work closely with the Audit, Assurance and Financial Committee to take appropriate actions against issues which may threaten organisation’s current activities/continued growth.

CHI is seeking someone with a strong understanding of how to identify organisational risks and develop strategies to mitigate against such issues. This role presents a wonderful opportunity for someone with 1-2 year’s risk and compliance experience to gain an in-depth understanding of social housing and develop within one of Ireland’s largest approved housing bodies.

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate strong analytical and report writing skills, as well showcase their level of attention to detail. The post-holder will be an excellent communicator with a proven ability to work closely with others in a team setting to achieve ambitious targets.

If you are a driven individual looking for an exciting and challenging opportunity that will help CHI continue to maintain its strong level governance then please email a copy of your CV to [email protected]

A detailed briefing document has been developed for those who would like to learn more before applying. Please contact Michael Walsh using the above email to receive this document or call direct on 01-234-3131. All inquiries about this role will be held in strict confidence.

The closing date for applications is 5th of July 2019.

For more information on CHI please see www.cooperativehousing.ie

To apply for this job email your details to michael.walsh@2into3.com