The Housing Agency - Impact Advisor (Senior Executive Officer)

Mazars are hiring an Impact Advisor (Senior Executive Officer) 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 Impact Advisor (Senior Executive Officer). The role of Impact Advisor will lead responsibility for designing, commissioning and delivering the Housing Agency’s programme of strategic evaluations, ensuring rigorous and credible evaluation evidence emerges. They will provide advice, support, and guidance to the Board and CEO and champion the use of impactful evidence for the organisation to use, understand, act upon, and make better strategic decisions.

The person

The successful candidate will have strong expertise in evaluation and impact analysis and understands both qualitative and quantitative methods to support the delivery of robust and high impact research. They will have experience working in a policy environment, supporting the development of policy and an understanding of complex concepts and challenges, the ability to frame strategic questions, and develop recommendations. The candidate will also have strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to discuss project and data outputs with internal and external stakeholders.

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.

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 Housing Agency.

Deadline for applications: 12 noon GMT Monday, 10th October 2022.

The Housing Agency is an equal opportunities employer.