National Development Manager

On Application
12 May 2017
02 June 2017
OAK.01.002 (I)
Position / level
Manager, Professional
Contract Type
Full Time


Oaklee Housing is one of Ireland’s most ambitious providers of customer-focused housing and support services. Established in 2000, Oaklee Housing provides high quality modern homes for elderly people, families, mature singles and people with complex needs across the Republic of Ireland.

Oaklee Housing’s vision is to build a strong business with a social purpose and be a leading provider of quality customer focused housing and support services. The organisation aims to achieve this by meeting housing need, ensuring that its customers receive high quality responsive services that meet their needs and expectations and collaborating with its statutory and voluntary partners to grow its business.

Since its foundation, Oaklee Housing has undergone significant expansion. The organisation currently has over 700 housing units under its management and has ambitions to double this figure over the next 3 years. There is currently a strong development pipeline in place which will see Oaklee Housing expand further. To fulfil these ambitions and to deliver its development strategy and programme, Oaklee Housing is seeking to appoint a National Development Manager.

National Development Manager

The National Development Manager will be responsible for contributing to and leading Oaklee Housing’s development strategy and programme.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the National Development Manager will manage and significantly increase Oaklee Housing’s pipeline of housing units predominantly by developing partnerships with key stakeholders including local authorities, developers and auctioneers and by acquiring new sites for development. Overseeing construction of new housing units will also form a part of the role.

Oaklee Housing is seeking a highly experienced and strategic manager with the capability to meet the organisation’s ambition of doubling its number of housing units over the next 3 years. The post-holder will have the ability to identify new development opportunities and secure these for Oaklee Housing. The successful candidate will have a deep understanding and knowledge of the domestic housing market in Ireland and the current challenges facing the market. Candidates with experience in residential development, civil engineering, planning, architecture, quantity surveying or construction from a not-for-profit, public or private sector background should apply.

2into3 is managing the recruitment process for this role on behalf of Oaklee Housing.

If you are a driven manager looking to contribute to the lives of Oaklee Housing’s customers contact Adrian McCarthy in strictest confidence - click APPLY or call direct on +353(0)1 234 3135.

The closing date for applications is Friday, 2nd of June 2017.

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