Co-operative Housing Ireland is the national organisation representing, promoting and developing co-operative housing in Ireland. Since our foundation in 1973 we have provided over 5,000 homes through home-ownership, shared ownership and social rented co-operatives. With our membership of democratically controlled local co-operatives, we continue to manage 2,000 homes across Ireland as well as providing a network of childcare services in our communities.
As one of the leading national voices for co-operation in Ireland we collaborate with other co-operative organisations to promote our model. We are members of the Community and Voluntary Pillar of Social Partnership and participate in numerous forums on housing and social policy. Internationally, we are members of Housing Europe and the International Co-operative Alliance, including its sector groups; Cooperatives Europe and Co-operative Housing International.
We are an Approved Housing Body and registered charity. We have signed the Voluntary Regulation Code for Approved Housing Bodies and the Governance Code.
This role will provide support to the Society in implementing the organisational strategy 2015 -2020, which provides Co-operative Housing Ireland with a mission to lead the development of social, economic and environmental sustainability in Ireland through co-operative effort and the provision of co‑operative housing in particular. The role reports to the Head of Corporate Services and will also require a close working relationship with the Policy and Communications Manager. The following is a summary of the key responsibilities:
Any other duties within the general requirements of the above that may be assigned as appropriate to the role.
2. Eligibility/Personal requirements
Education, Experience & Knowledge
The salary for this post is €30k-€35k
Travel & Subsistence
Travel and subsistence will be paid at public sector rates.
Annual leave will be 22 days, exclusive of public holidays.
Co-operative Housing Ireland offers a defined contributions Pension Scheme. Employees have access to the scheme on successful completion of their six-month probationary period.
Location of the position
The successful candidate will be located in the organisation’s principal office, Co-operative House on Lower Baggot Street. Occasional travel and attendance at meetings and events on evenings and weekends will be required.
Interested applicants should submit a CV and cover letter to [email protected]
Close date for receipt of applications is Noon, Friday, 2nd August 2019.
Selection will involve short listing of applicants for interview based on applications and CVs submitted. The short-listing selection criteria are based on the requirements of the job as outlined in this job description.
Co-operative Housing Ireland is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes suitably qualified applicants from all sections of society
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