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CIC is seeking a new Diversity Panel Chair

Posted: 30th May 2017

The appointment will be made by the Board of CIC on the recommendation of the Membership Panel. and will be for an initial three-year term. Nominations may be made by any Member of CIC The nominee must be a Member of one of the 31 organisations in Membership of CIC. Individuals who may be interested in the post should contact their relative member body in the first instance.

The Diversity Panel is one of a number of specialist committees and panels maintained by CIC. All panels are appointed by the Council and report to the Council via the Membership Panel. By agreement of members all specialist panels and committees are subject to re-approval by members at the Annual General Meeting.

The current terms of reference of the Diversity Panel are:

Prepare a strategy to influence and engage with industry leaders to bring about a cultural change in attitudes to diversity, fairness and respect within our workplace(s)

  • Define what diversity means in practice and develop a model/guide with training programme for the workforce
  • Attract and retain young people as the future leaders of our industry
  • Open up career paths and provide ladders of opportunity

Nominations must include a brief CV of the nominee. The Diversity Panel meets on approximately four occasions per year – meetings take place in various locations within Central London.

This is a voluntary position and no salary or fee will be paid.

Nominations are welcome on behalf of any individual member of a Full member of CIC irrespective of age, gender, ethnic origin, disability, religious belief or sexual orientation.

Nominations should be made no later than 23 June 2017 and should be sent to:

Mr Graham Watts OBE
Chief Executive
Construction Industry Council
26 Store Street

All nominations will be treated in the strictest confidence