The Housing Agency - Assistant Staff Officer Grade 4

Mazars are recruiting an Assistant Staff Officer - Grade 4 on behalf of The Housing Agency.

The organisation

The Housing Agency (“The Agency”) is a government body working with the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Local Authorities, Approved Housing Bodies (AHBs) and other stakeholders in the delivery of housing and housing services.

The Agency’s vision is to achieve an integrated housing system, meeting the nation’s housing needs and promoting sustainable communities. It does this by providing evidence-based housing insights and data that inform thinking and policy making; by working with others to enable the delivery of housing solutions and implement programmes and actions in Government housing policy; and by equipping itself and its stakeholders with the capacity required to respond quickly and effectively to challenges in the housing system.

The role

The Agency is seeking to recruit an Assistant Staff Officer. This is a key role in The Agency and will involve liaising with Stakeholders, e.g. Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Local Authorities and AHB’s as and when required. The role will also involve assisting with the development and updating of templates and guidance documents, responding to queries and/or request for information (telephone, post or email), processing payments, assessing applications and submissions and undertaking any other specific functions as required by the Agency.

The person

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills with the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships and communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences. The successful candidate will also be able to foster a collaborative team-working environment and have excellent organisational and problem-solving skills. It is also important that the successful candidate possess excellent IT skills, specifically MS Office Suite and a good knowledge of Social Housing Policy/Practice in Ireland.

Application and further information

For further information, please see the detailed information booklet below. All enquiries relating to this role should be directed to the Executive Recruitment team by email to or by telephone on +353 (1) 449 4400.

Applications are to be submitted via the online portal available here (filter results by ‘Executive Search’ category”)and must include:

  1. A cover letter (max. two A4 pages) outlining why you wish to be considered for the role and where you believe your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role;
  2. A comprehensive CV clearly showing your relevant achievements and experience in your career to date.

Only applications fully submitted online will be accepted into the campaign.

Mazars will be managing all aspects of this recruitment project on behalf of The Housing Agency. No enquiries or canvassing should be made directly to the Agency.

Deadline for applications: 12 noon GMT Thursday, 6th October 2022.

The Housing Agency is an equal opportunities employer.