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CIBSE Committee Recruitment

Are you interested in volunteering and getting involved in CIBSE activities? There are a number of roles in a variety of areas across the institution both in the UK and internationally, which allow you to get involved.

Volunteering is a great way to get more involved in CIBSE, provides great rewards, enhances your CV and allows you to give something back to the industry as well.

Current committee vacancies

CIBSE Inclusivity Panel seeks Chair and new members

CIBSE has recently agreed the formation of a new Inclusivity panel, the aim of which is to advise and engage with the Board on all matters relating to equality, diversity and inclusivity and to ensure that our obligations under the Diversity in Engineering Concordat are met in full. The panel will consider both the needs and cultures of UK and International membership, and will work in partnership with related external organisations as necessary.
The Panel is to be made up of 10 members, plus up to three co-opted members with specialist expertise. The Panel will normally meet three times a year at CIBSE’s offices in Balham, London (online meeting connection will be available for those physically unable to attend) with some members required to undertake ad hoc activities outside of this time.
We are seeking both new members and a panel Chair. To be considered specifically for the role of Chair, applicants should have an interest and demonstrable experience in promoting inclusivity, preferably with a corporate context. You will also need to be a corporate member of CIBSE, and this three-year appointment will be approved by the CIBSE Board. Applicants may also be required to attend a discussion with selected members of the Board and with representatives of our Membership department.

All positions are voluntary and no salary or fee will be paid. Reasonable travel expenses will be paid to cover attendance at meetings.
If you are interested in being considered please email a brief CV and details of why you are interested in taking up this position to Carilyn Burman, Director of Membership before 6th April 2017.

CIBSE Professional Practices Committee seeks new Committee members

The CIBSE Professional Practices Committee (PPC) are looking for new members to join the Committee. 

The Committee is responsible for advising the Board and the President on all matters relating to the professional practice of building services engineering relevant to the standing of members. This includes maintaining the code of conduct and administering the disciplinary procedures of the Institution. 

The committee is made up of 10 members who are corporate members of CIBSE. The committee can meet up to 3 times a year at CIBSE’s offices in Balham and may have ad hoc meetings throughout the year to discuss any disciplinary matters, if they arise. 

If you are interested in joining this committee you will need to be an Associate, Member or Fellow of CIBSE who has an interest in maintaining professional standards in the field of building services engineering field.  

This is a voluntary position and no salary or fee will be paid.  Reasonable travel expenses will be paid to cover attendance at meetings. 

If you are interested in in joining the Professional Practices Committee please provide a brief CV, a paragraph stating the reasons why you wish to volunteer for this role, and details of any related experience to Nick Everitt, PPC Secretariat, at before 6th April 2017. 

Regional Almoner Required

The CIBSE North West Region are looking for a volunteer to take on the role of Regional Almoner. 

The work of the CIBSE Benevolent Fund Trust depends heavily on the efforts of Almoners who currently represent each Region of the Institution.

The role of the Almoner is to care for those members, past members, and/or dependants, who are less fortunate and who are in need, within the compass of the limits set out by the Benevolent Fund Trustees.

An Almoner should have a reasonable knowledge of social care in the Community; have a sympathetic demeanour; be able to give forthright advice; and be able to take immediate and effective action where it is necessary.

The role of Almoner demands adequate time availability, whether the aspirant is still involved in business, or who has retired, in the necessary attendances at meetings at Regional level, and at Balham, together with maintaining contact with current and new Regional Client dependants of the Trust, on a regular basis.

For further information, or to submit an expression of interest, please respond by return to