Job Advertisement: Ethics Committee Members

Term: 2 years (renewable)
Remuneration: voluntary role, with pre-agreed expenses paid

Overview:

The Ethics Committee is the panel responsible for advising the CEO and Board on the development, implementation and review of organisational procedures and policies guidelines relating to ethical issues; and whom the CEO can call upon to provide advice and consultation to the IMMAF – WMMAA on ethics matters depending on the issues arising.

The Ethics Committee is responsible for ensuring that IMMAF – WMMAA acts in accordance with its Statutes and Policies including its Conflicts of Interest and Whistle-blowing policies. The Committee is responsible for the investigation of complaints at the request of the IMMAF CEO.

Structure:

• The Ethics Committee is comprised of three to five experts, including one chairperson and four members at large

• The Committee meets (normally online or via conference call) as required, usually twice a year to address an agenda of issue agreed by the IMMAF Board; plus for extraordinary meetings called to address specific more urgent matters or tasks as tasked by the IMMAF CEO.

• The Ethics Committee is democratically organised

Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities of the Ethics Committee are:

• To ensure that there are suitable guidelines, procedures, codes and other material that will support the IMMAF – WMMAA Board, staff, volunteers and other representatives to maintain the highest standards of integrity, as outlined in IMMAF’s Statutes, Code of Conduct and Policies.

• Any development or updates to the Code of Ethics

• To recommend to the IMMAF – WMMAA any actions to improve the framework and policies for governance and organisational ethics.

• In event of a violation of the ethical principles of IMMAF – WMMAA as arise through
incident or whistleblowing, to analyse and research complaints, as tasked by the CEO.

• The Ethics Committee may propose to the board a programme of reviews or a specific
review.

Person profile:

Members of the Ethics Committee will be:

• Pragmatic and fair minded in their approach to addressing ethics issues, showing
awareness of risk and complexity.

• Supportive internally and externally of the IMMAF – WMMAA’s leadership in its
commitment to upholding a rigorous process of ethical review and relevant follow-up
actions.

• Proactive in ensuring that all IMMAF – WMMAA is compliant with its Statutes and Code of Conduct and has the relevant and implementable policies in place to meet the crite-ria stipulated by the Sport Integrity Global Alliance in its Good Governance and Financial Integrity standards.

• A range of people with different relevant qualifications and experience. This could be legal or investigative, for example.

• Experience within the field of governance and working with boards or committee preferred.

• International, diverse and multi-lingual

• Since English is the official language of IMMAF, Advanced / Proficiency level in English Language is a must (speaking, reading and writing).

• Good communicators

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To apply please email your resume/ CV and covering letter explaining how you meet the per-son profile and what you could offer  IMMAF as a member of the Ethics Committee to info@immaf.org by Monday 11 February 2019 at 12:00 hrs GMT

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