Role: New Business Development Officer
Location 159-161 Sheriff Street Upper, Dublin 1 (Regional offices in Cork and Galway)
Reporting to New Business Delivery Programme Manager
Salary €45,509 - €58,894 per annum
Probation 6 months
Hours 35 hours per week
Leave 22 days (+ 3 designated days over Christmas)
Travel The post requires a category B valid driving licence and the use of a car for business purposes
Mileage allowance operates
Clúid Housing is the largest approved housing body (AHB) in Ireland, providing over 8,000 affordable, high quality homes to people in housing need. Our vision is for a society where everyone has a great place to live. This will be achieved by providing quality housing and services to enable people to create homes and thriving communities.
Clúid Housing is an equal opportunities employer and proud to have been recognised as a top employer in Ireland. At Clúid Housing we firmly believe that our success is down to our dedicated and growing staff body working in every corner of Ireland. Our company is made up of talented people who bring enthusiasm, confidence, expertise, professionalism, and respect to our business. Our staff consistently work towards achieving our vision of creating a society where everyone has a great place to live.
Our employees benefit from a great working environment, great learning opportunities, a supportive management team and an extensive benefits package:
If the above appeals to you, then keep reading.....and remember Clúid Housing is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
The New Business Department
The New Business Development Officer will join the in-house New Business Team, which is tasked with managing an extensive development and acquisition programme. There are 28 people on the team which hosts a wide range of talented, experienced professionals who work on delivering homes. At Clúid we not only purchase homes; we also design and build them and as a result there is plenty of opportunity to gain a broad understanding of the sector by joining our team.
The New Business team focuses on two main areas of work: sourcing new business opportunities and the delivery of these social housing opportunities. Your primary role will be to support the team to deliver the current pipeline of social housing projects. The post requires excellent planning, report writing, organisational and collaboration skills as well as exceptional attention to detail. You will be required to be familiar with all stages of the development process from acquisition and design through to the delivery of homes. An ability to well as part of a team and the demonstrated ability to proactively communicate with project team members is key to being successful in this role.
The New Business Development Officer will work as a key member of the New Business team by assisting the New Business Managers and Delivery team in delivering Clúid’s housing development programme. You will provide support to the wider team by taking responsibility for the management of the delivery of identified projects within the existing programme. As a result, you will be responsible for a range of delivery processes such as project administration, funding applications, internal and external approvals and liaising with Property Services and Housing Services for all projects.
The role requires significant travel as you will provide support for development activity nationwide. You will visit schemes during construction, close to completion and again on the closing date as well at other times as needed. You will participate in all necessary New Business Team meetings and activities. We envisage that this role will operate from our National Office in Dublin with a mix of site visits in any given week. A minimum of two years working on property acquisition and/or property development is viewed as essential skills to be successful in this role.
Key competencies required in the role
Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of illustrating in their application that they fulfil the following criteria. Examples that demonstrate the ability to fulfil the criteria should be included as well as the above competencies.
Education / Qualifications
Knowledge / Skills
You will be asked a number of competency based questions as part of the application form, please be sure to refer to our guide for answering competency based questions which can be found here
The closing date for online applications to be submitted for this role is Thursday 17th June 2021 at 11.59pm.
It is anticipated that interviews for the position will be held week beginning 21st June 2021.
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