Job Advertisement: Arbitration Committee Members

Term: 2 years (renewable)

Remuneration: voluntary role, with pre-agreed expenses paid


Independent Committee Members are required to join the IMMAF – WMMAA Arbitration Committee, responsible for the resolution of complaints and disputes.


• The Arbitration Committee comprises five to eight experts, including one chairperson and four members at large.

• The Committee is required to attend necessary online meetings to address complaints or disputes (under IMMAF – WMMAA policies and procedures) to IMMAF – WMMAA.

• The Committee is responsible for the organisation of Hearings and Appeals.


The key responsibilities of the Arbitration Committee are:

• To manage the resolution of disputes and complaints as tasked by the IMMAF CEO

• To establish suitable structures, policies and process to manage the resolution of disputes and complaints

• To organise Hearings and Appeals

• To recommend to the IMMAF – WMMAA any actions to improve the framework and policies for management of resolution of disputes and complaints

• To manage the resolution of complaints and disputes in accordance with IMMAF – WMMAA Code of Ethics and Conflict of Interest Policy and in line with IMMAF – WMMAA’s Statutes and Code of Conduct.

• To recommend suspensions and penalties as applicable

• Investigations of complaints are carried out independently by the Ethics Committee, and Arbitration Committee decisions are subject to review by the Ethics Committee

Person Profile

The Arbitration Committee will;

• have suitable qualifications and experience, e.g. legal, mediation or arbitration

• have demonstrable experience of working in a safeguarding environment

• be diverse, multi-national and multi-lingual

• have excellent oral and written communication skills in English, along with first-rate customer service skills and attention to detail

• the ability to handle confidential information in a discreet and professional manner


To apply please email your resume/ CV and covering letter explaining how you meet the person profile and what you could offer the IMMAF – WMMAA as a member of the Ethics Committee to by Monday 11 February 2019 at 12:00 hrs GMT

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