Senior Development 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.

Position Summary:

The Senior Development Coordinator will work as part of the construction team to further the expansion of Tuath via new build opportunities, Design & Build, and Modern Methods of Construction. They will work with design teams, project manage the effective contract administration of schemes under construction. They will assist in the appraisal of new opportunities to increase housing supply and work closely with the Local Authorities and the Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage (DHLGH) to deliver new social housing, Cost Rental and Affordable Housing and ensure that each potential project is financially viable and offers value for money.

Role and Responsibilities

You will:

  • Creating and processing innovative opportunities and ensure that Tuath identifies viable projects to develop a range of housing solutions
  • Assist the Development Manager with the formulation and delivery of the Development Programme
  • Assist the Development Manager with Dispute Resolution
  • Act as line manager for Development Co-ordinators/ Administration Staff within the Development Department
  • Assist in all aspects of control and supervision of projects within the development process, including the commissioning of the design, financial submissions for Board and DHLGH, preparing reports on tenders received, preparation of contract documentation, ensuring projects meet the defined timescale and format
  • Make recommendations for appointment of Consultants and Contractors, including the regular review and assessment of performance
  • Ensure tendering procedures are carried out fully in accordance with the EU Procurement, H&S Legislation and other relevant regulations
  • Project manage individual developments from inception to final account stage and manage the defects handover process in accordance with the relevant Tuath procedures

The Ideal Candidate Will Have


  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar working environment
  • Experience of development, construction and property development
  • Understanding of and experience of working with partners and relationship management
  • Ability to adapt a leadership role, including guidance, training and mentoring to other members of the team
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently
  • Good organisational and time-management skills
  • To participate on forums/working groups/committees as required
  • 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:

  • 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.