Project Coordinator (Construction)

Company Overview

About Us:

Tuath Housing has provided safe, secure and affordable housing since 2006. A lot has changed over the years, but our values remain the same. In partnership with Key Stakeholders, our main focus is on delivering more quality homes to more people and providing an outstanding Customer experience to our 27,000 residents

Working with Tuath Housing is different because we make a difference. We maintain and develop our team of dedicated, motivated, and authentic people through focused training and career development.

If you are driven to make a difference and believe that everybody needs a home, Tuath is waiting to hear from you.

Job summary:

The Project Coordinator works as part of the Construction team to project manage existing development sites and to further the expansion of Tuath via new development opportunities, with developers and Local Authorities. They attract, appraise and secure new opportunities to ensure that each potential project is financially viable, procurement compliant and in an area of housing need. They assist the Development Manager & Director in the delivery of the Development Programme for Tuath Housing and ultimately the Government’s Housing for All.

Role and Responsibilities

Key responsibilities:

  • To project manage development schemes from concept to completion. Working closely with design team consultants, contractors, solicitors, funders, local residents and Local Authorities
  • To identify and respond to new development opportunities, negotiating and ensuring they are commercially viable. Develop innovative construction opportunities to include social, cost rental and private rental options
  • To assist the Development Manager and Director in the preparation of tender submissions for housing projects
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with external stakeholders to further the expansion of the Association via new development opportunities, sites or Design & Build projects
  • Operate with good commercial and financial acumen and be both creative and responsive in the delivery of new housing solutions
  • Analyse the need for housing provision in partnership with Local Authorities and housing colleagues and prepare project appraisals to include surveys, briefs, valuations, economic investment appraisals, business cases etc.
  • Manage the site identification and feasibility process and establish and utilise a site feasibility to mitigate risk
  • Negotiate, liaise and communicate effectively with all potential clients
  • To assist in the delivery of the Development Programme for Tuath Housing within agreed timescales, under the direction of the Development Manager
  • To assist in the information flow of material to Local Authorities, the DHPLG, Housing Agency, Consultants etc, and to keep concise and accurate records and ensure all project files comply fully with the Voluntary Regulation Code & are maintained to a standard fit for auditors examination
  • To provide suitable administrative support services for each scheme including attendance at site and design team meetings to represent the best interests of Tuath
  • To support the liaison with Housing Management, Finance & Technical Services regarding handovers
  • To appoint Consultants for feasibilities etc and Building Contractors
  • To assist the Development Manager to ensure all potential development proposals presented to the Association are recorded, actioned and submitted to the DHPLG and relevant Local Authority for · approval
  • To consult with local residents and tenants with regard to new housing projects
  • To liaise as appropriate with the Finance Manager and Finance Director on Development schemes
  • To submit funding applications to Local Authorities, DHPLG and relevant private finance providers ensuring they meet the defined criteria and timescale

The Ideal Candidate Will Have


  • Relevant Degree in Construction, Project Management on Construction projects, QS, Design, Housing or equivalent
  • Experience in a similar working environment
  • Experience of development, construction and property development
  • Understanding of social housing projects, Part V, Cost Rental
  • Computer literacy with experience that includes word-processing, spreadsheets, presentation packages, e-mail, MS Teams, Sharepoint
  • Ability to work with accuracy and attention to detail and within deadlines
  • Knowledge of the Housing sector in Ireland and current Housing agenda
  • Willingness to learn new skills in negotiating, conflict management, programme management and financial modelling
  • At least one years’ experience in a similar environment in housing/ residential property
  • Excellent administrative skills and ability to produce Pivot Tables, spreadsheets, presentations, and memos
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently
  • Good organisational and time-management skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Commitment to working in a customer-focused and solution-oriented manner
  • To participate on forums/working groups/committees as required
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties as may be required from time to time
  • Promote a culture which is supportive of excellent service delivery and meets Tuath Housing’s vision, mission, and values

Other Information

Working for Tuath Housing:

  • Attractive salary commensurate with experience
  • 24 days annual leave
  • Service leave
  • Organisational performance bonus
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Sick leave
  • Wellness allowance
  • Hybrid working
  • Bike-to-work scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Career break
  • Career development program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Linkedin Learning licence
  • Car-parking on site
  • Sports & Social Club
  • Work-life balance package

Tuath is committed to embedding environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into every aspect of the business, and to implementing a business plan that emphasises social responsibility throughout our operations. We strongly believe in the importance and value of working in partnership with our many stakeholders to deliver more homes to more people, creating communities across the country. By tracking Tuath’s ESG achievements, we can lead the way in making the affordable housing sector in Ireland more sustainable; and by having a positive environmental and social impact Tuath will also deliver better results to our residents, our employees, and the wider community.

Tuath Housing are accredited with the Bronze Award from Investors for Diversity and are committed to promoting a diverse and respectful workplace reflective of all cultures, nationalities, backgrounds, genders, members of the LGBTQ+ community and people from traditionally marginalised backgrounds.