Jun 292020

Chair - Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT)

Recruiter: JCT
Location: Central London
Salary: Expenses reimbursed
Posted: 28 Jun 2020
Closes: 01 Sep 2020
Job Function: Chair
Industry: Construction / Property

3-year term from March 2021

The Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) is the premier contract writing body for the UK construction industry. It has a unique span of influence across the industry, with a membership that includes private and public employers, professional bodies, contractors, and sub-contractors. The chair acts as an ambassador for JCT to government and the industry at large.

We are seeking a person experienced in chairing board meetings and large meetings comprising various interest groups. The ability to overcome challenges and to facilitate and achieve collaboration and consensus is essential. Knowledge and understanding of the structure and operation of the construction industry is desirable in this period of major change.

All participants in JCT are unpaid, apart from a small staff, but expenses are reimbursed in accordance with JCT Expenses Reimbursement Policy.

The minimum time commitment will be 5 days a year.

About the candidate

You will have experience of operating at a senior level within your profession for a number of years and will have been recognised for your contribution in terms of leadership, innovation, or achievement in a particular field.

Your experience in chairing groups and forums at a high level will be essential, and you will welcome the opportunity to bring your expertise to bear with one of the most well regarded organisations in the construction industry.

You will be heading up a multi-disciplinary, cross-sector industry body, whose work impacts all aspects of the construction and contract drafting process. Your skills and leadership will contribute to representing and raising the profile of JCT nationally and internationally, and at local and national government level.

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Closing date: 1 September 2020

Interviews will be held in October 2020.

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