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Help shape RICS in the UK

Help shape RICS’ strategy in the UK and Ireland

Opportunity to Chair RICS’ UK and Ireland World Regional Board

Applications are invited from members of the profession in the UK and Ireland to Chair the UK and Ireland World Regional Board and help it steer the right strategic course for the profession in a period of rapid change and market disruption in the built and natural environment.

The closing date for applications is Monday 1 April 2019 and all interviews will take place within 6 weeks of the closing date.

This is a high-profile opportunity and requires an influential and strategically minded individual who can demonstrate market insight, understand the vital role of a Board in risk management and possess the skills to bring out the best in Board members' contributions.

The profession has voted for a modernised future-facing governance structure fit for a 21st century professional body. Within this new structure, the UK and Ireland Board will play a crucial role in informing the overall strategy of RICS reporting into the Management Board.

As Chair of the UK and Ireland Board you will be responsible for ensuring the Board provides the insights to help define the right strategic course for RICS in the UK and Ireland as well as overseeing the identification of risks and opportunities and the overall enhancement of regional engagement and performance.

As Chair, you will work closely with our regional Managing Director to guide and shape the strategic direction, build, equip and promote the profession at a regional level and enhance the recognition and profile of RICS throughout the UK and Ireland. Together with the Board you will have a vital role in the achievement of RICS' global strategy to ensure that the standards of the profession are trusted, valued and adopted by the marketplace and that our thought leadership influences solutions and policies to real world issues facing the built and natural environments.

The initial appointment will be from July 2019, when the current Chair's term concludes. The initial appointment will be for up to three years. We would expect the role holder to be able to commit to at least 15 days a year, including chairing four Board meetings. This is a high profile and influential role in a respected and well recognised global professional body. There is no remuneration for the role, however, expenses will be covered.