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Housing Development Graduate

The Housing Development Officer will be part of a small, dynamic team working to secure new social housing opportunities to house people impacted by homelessness.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To project manage Peter McVerry Trust empty homes initiatives under the Buy and Renew and Repair and Lease Scheme
  • To support the development and delivery of a growing portfolio of CAS funded Construction projects across Ireland.
  • To act as a day to day point of contact with architects, quantity surveyors, contractors and other third party service providers on the delivery of construction projects
  • To assist in the broader delivery of Peter McVerry Trust’s broader Housing Development Programme
  • To act as point of contact for key stakeholders and partners involved in supporting the delivery of the Housing Development Programme
  • To ensure prompt, accurate preparation of funding applications and local authority supports for Peter McVerry Trust social housing applications
  • To ensure appropriate record keeping, completion of internal reporting mechanisms and database entries for all opportunities and projects appraised by Peter McVerry Trust
  • To ensure strong, detailed record keeping and report preparation to ensure smooth information flow Local Authorities, the DHPLG, Housing Agency, and third party partners.
  • To provide suitable administrative support services for each scheme including attendance at site and design team meetings to represent the best interests of Peter McVerry Trust
  • To support the liaison with Housing Services, Finance, Asset Management Teams regarding handovers of commissioned units.
  • To support, where applicable, consultations with residents regarding new housing projects.

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