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Appointment of SCSI Construction Member and Independent (Lay) Members to Standing Committee on Regulation & Standards

06-01-2021 05:01
Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland

Application Process

  1. Interested applicants can view the Committee's terms of reference. - SCoRS Terms Of Reference as of Nov 2020
  2. Interested applicants should email regulation@scsi.ie a one pager C.V along with a maximum 1000 word statement outlining how you meet the skills, competencies and experience necessary to carry out the purpose and duties of the Standing Committee on Regulation & Standards.

The purpose of the Standing Committee on Regulation and Standards Standing Committee

As set out in the Standing Committee's Terms of Reference, the purpose of the Committee is as follows:

  1. Make rules and regulations as may be required to deliver the regulatory objectives of SCSI.
  2. Publish and promote in areas of Regulation and Standards as follows: SCSI’s standards for conduct, ethics and competence; Guidance and advice for SCSI members on matters relating to SCSI regulation, standards for conduct, ethics and competence; and Regulatory decisions of the Professional Conduct Committee and the Appeals Board.
  3. Determine and implement consumer and client protection policies.
  4. Ensure a fair disciplinary process(es) and sanctions policy are delivered, having regard to the need for SCSI to act in the public interest.
  5. Ensure the monitoring of, and response to, changes to legislation and public policy which could have regulatory significance as it affects the profession in Ireland
  6. Take into account the public interest and provide public and market confidence, the Committee may be required from time to time to provide comment on sector standards under development. Sector standards apply to specific disciplines within the profession and establish the expectations of members when practising or qualifying in these sectors and relate primarily to technical competence and ethical conduct.
  7. Ensure regulatory consistency, as far as possible, with both RICS Regulation and Statutory Regulation of surveyors in Ireland by SCSI (as statutory registration body under the Building Control Act, 2007) and the Property Service Regulatory Authority (PSRA) promoting good working relationships with both the RICS and PSRA.

Relevant Skills and Experience

Following a review of the applications, potential candidates maybe invited to an interview. 

Applicants statements, may in addition to the areas raised in the above section on the purpose of the committee, include commitment on the following skills and experiences:

Public Life

Please state how you have demonstrated the importance of upholding public interest or any experience where you have contributed to Public accountability, in particular any experience of a regulatory environment.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

Panel members are required to have excellent written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills. Please show us how you meet these requirements including your ability to engage with a range of stakeholders. 

Quasi-Judicial Experience

Please give a brief example of any participation you have had in quasi-judicial proceedings, tribunals or similar situations.

Conducting Meetings

Please give examples which best illustrate your experience of conduction or managing meetings and/or drafting formal reports. 

Legal, Consumer or Policy Context

Please give a brief example that demonstrates your knowledge of the legal, consumer or policy context affecting delivery and development of professional practice in the property professional services setting. 

Previous Experience on similar Disciplinary/ Regulatory Committees

Please outline your experience sitting as part of a Disciplinary Committee or similar decision-making body or any experience you have had as part of a Professional Regulatory Committee.

Other relevant skills

Any other information/ skill that you feel is relevant to your application.

Contact Phone: 016445500
Contact Email: regulation@scsi.ie
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