The Housing Agency - Civil Structural Engineer (Grade III) - Projects Team

Mazars are hiring a Civil Structural Engineer 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 a Civil Structural Engineer (Grade III) to work on a permanent basis as part of the Projects, Procurement, Programmes section of the Agency. The Projects Team is a multidisciplinary unit that operates within the Projects, Procurement, Programmes section of The Agency. The team provides technical advice and services to Local Authorities, Approved Housing Bodies and the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage in relation to the delivery of housing. The Civil Structural Engineer will work under the supervision of the senior technical team to assist with delivery of the services within the section. The role will involve assisting senior team members with the procurement of site surveys, preparation of full civil and structural engineering designs as well as site monitoring and quality control responsibilities. The role will also involve assistance with the fulfilment of The Agency’s duties under Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act and such other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

The person

The successful candidate will hold a minimum level 8 qualification in the National Framework of Qualifications in Civil or Structural Engineering, Engineers Ireland Accredited, and have commitment to a Technical Training and Continuous Development programme with a proficiency in software such as MS Office or similar, along with working knowledge of AutoCAD and/or REVIT. The successful candidate should also have appropriate interpersonal and communication skills with strong organisational skills, and, a current full driving licence.

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.