QAC Candidate Member

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Type of Job

Part Time

Published Date

24 August 2021, 11:00:00

About the job

Accountable to the Qualifications and Assessment Committee, the Steering Group will provide senior leadership and direction to RICS’ review of entry and assessment to the profession, ensuring it operates beyond reproach and inspires confidence from stakeholders. Its work will support RICS’s exciting vision to create sustainability in 21st century real estate.


The Committee is accountable, reporting quarterly, to the RICS Standards and Regulation Board (SRB).

Committee members will:

  •  Act in accordance with the roles and responsibilities set out in the committee’s Terms of Reference

  • Constructively challenge to ensure the integrity and effectiveness of RICS qualifications

  • Review and evaluate opportunities and threats in the external environment alongside strengths, weaknesses and risks to RICS from a qualification perspective

  • Commit to a culture in line with RICS’ mission and values, upholding high standards of integrity, effectiveness, efficiency and accountability

  • Support the creation of a forward plan with clear and challenging objectives and support the executive in achieving the plan

  • Commit to developing your understanding, knowledge and skills

  •  Represent RICS at public and stakeholder events where appropriate


Time commitment and duration of appointment

The maximum term of an appointment will be three years. There may be no more than two successive terms of appointment. The annual time commitment is anticipated to be approximately 10 days.

The suitable candidate will understand the importance of standards and quality assurance, and share our commitment to sustaining a dynamic, relevant, diverse and inclusive profession.

Collaborative yet able to exercise independent and sound judgment, the candidate must be resilient, confident, and professional, demonstrating a reputation for probity, integrity, and fairness.

Individuals appointed to the Committee, must commit to supporting a culture of openness, transparency, and accountability, and work in collaboration with other RICS governance boards and stakeholders,

Ideally, suitable candidates will have some expertise in the fields of academic and professional education and qualifications, and may also have knowledge and experience of professional accreditation of education programmes, though this is not essential

How to apply

To apply, please submit the following documents:

  • A personal statement explaining how you meet the criteria for the role described in the person specification which must be no more than two pages long;

  • A curriculum vitae which includes any relevant experience, no more than two pages long;

  • Details of two professional referees; referees will only be contacted for short-listed candidates following interview;

  • Diversity and Inclusivity Monitoring Form

Please click APPLY to submit the documents listed above or email the documents requested to

Applicants should please note that Committee members may not be Members of Governing Council or any other RICS Board or Committee, including the Regulatory Tribunal.

Applications will close on Thursday 9 September 2021 at 5pm


Remuneration and expenses

This position is remunerated at £340.00 per day. Committee members will be eligible to claim reasonable travel and subsistence expenses in accordance with the current RICS policy. This role is not pensionable.

About us

RICS is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We have a clear vision to inspire future generations into the profession and showcase its attractiveness to all of society.