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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. CHI’s budgeted turnover for 2019 is approximately €18.5 million. 


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 to appoint an experienced Human Resources Manager who will act as the first point of contact for all HR activities within CHI. 


Human Resources Manager  

Reporting to the Head of Corporate Services, the Human Resources Manager will lead on all HR activities including recruitment, policy development, staff engagement, remuneration, performance support, and other key HR systems.  

The successful candidate will be an experienced HR professional, possessing CIPD membership (or equivalent) and 5-6 years’ experience in a similar position. 

The postholder will be an exceptional communicator with a clear understanding and passion for CHI’s purpose. They will have a proven ability in undertaking challenging projects while still meeting demanding deadlines. They will also be committed to ensuring the organisation can continue to succeed and will continually act in the best interests of the organisation. 

HR professionals with experience acquired in the not-for-profit, private or public sector are all welcome to apply. This role provides an excellent opportunity for candidates seeking an entry point into the not-for-profit sector with a large-scale organisation. 

If you feel you have the necessary skills and qualifications to carry out this role, please contact Hannah O’Hare, Recruitment Team at 2into3, for a copy of the Candidate Briefing Document which outlines the requirements of the role. Hannah can be reached at or (01) 234 3170. All enquiries regarding this role will be held in the strictest confidence.   

To apply, please send your CV (in word document format only) to Hannah O’Hare (email address listed above). 


The closing date for applications is Monday, 13 January. 

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