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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 2,750 homes through a network of local co-operatives.


CHI is committed to leading the development of social, economic, and environmental sustainability in Ireland through co-operative effort and the provision of co-operative housing. CHI does this by leading the growth of co-operative housing, building sustainable co-operative communities, developing co-operative leadership, raising its own capacity and continually representing the co-operative housing movement. CHI is now seeking an Area Housing Services Manager. This is a new position within CHI and a fantastic opportunity to join one of Ireland’s largest Approved Housing Bodies.


Area Housing Services Manager


Reporting to the National Housing Services Manager, the Area Housing Services Manager will have responsibility for the proactive delivery of high-quality services to CHI’s members through its Housing Officer Team. This is a leadership role with high levels of responsibility, which provides the opportunity to contribute to the development of a rapidly growing and changing organisation at a national level.


The successful candidate will be a strategic and flexible thinker. They will able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the provision of social and affordable housing and the policy, legislative and regulatory frameworks governing the sector. A commitment to the delivery of sustainable co-operative communities and the ability to develop and maintain a relationship with a range of stakeholders to achieve this aim is essential.


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, 7 February.


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