The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) is a leading Chartered professional body and registered charity with an integrated approach to environmental, social and cultural issues, working for the public benefit of a safer, sustainable world supporting over 10,000 members in 90 countries.
As an independent charity we champion professional standards, impartiality and the use of scientific evidence in the management of the environment. We champion:
We are seeking applications to fill vacancies on CIWEM’s Accreditation Board with high calibre people who will be able to contribute to the education excellence of CIWEM’s accreditation programmes and schemes. This includes a vacancy for the role of Chair.
The Accreditation Board oversees the procedure by which the Institution carries out our accreditation processes.
As a serving committee member you will have the opportunity to directly enhance the standards of education and professional development related to the water and environment sector both within the UK and internationally, ensuring that CIWEM’s accreditation schemes are actively championed throughout academia and industry, and current best accreditation procedure is being adhered to.
Scientists, engineers and environmentalists contribute significantly to sustainable management and future well-being of this world, and joining the Accreditation Board means you are supporting future generations and helping CIWEM to build a global community of professionals who are dedicated to working for the public benefit.
Membership of this committee makes a clear statement to your peers that you personally exhibit and uphold excellence in professional standards. You will gain experience from participating in a committee and governance environment, which will elevate your professional work and standing.
In particular, CIWEM wishes to recruit three Board members from the following areas of expertise:
A fundamental principle of CIWEM’s culture is that we are accessible to all candidates. We are looking for a diverse range of driven candidates, who will bring a wide range of skills, thinking and perspectives to the Board. CIWEM has declared a climate and ecological emergency and as such we are committed to creating climate and ecological champions of our members, stakeholders and the public, inspiring urgent action to tackle this shared crisis.
Accreditation Board members serve on a voluntary basis but are reimbursed out of pocket expenses for attending meetings and for undertaking certain activities on behalf of the Institution.
The qualities required for the role
How to apply
To apply please send the following to email@example.com.
1. Your Curriculum Vitae (maximum 4 pages).
2. A covering letter explaining why you want to become a member of the Accreditation Board, please specify if you would like to be considered for the role of Chair.
The closing date for applications is midday on Friday 28 August 2020. Applications received after the closing date will not normally be considered.
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