IFAC Issues Special Call for Nominations for Nominating Committee Member from Latin America and Caribbean
Jul 01, 2016 | New York, New York | English
The International Federation of Accountants® (IFAC®) Nominating Committee issued today the Call for Nominations from Latin America and Caribbean for the Nominating Committee in 2017. The supplementary Call for Nominations sets out this upcoming opportunity for membership on the IFAC Nominating Committee.
The Nominating Committee is looking for a senior and highly respected member of the profession, with considerable international experience and general knowledge of IFAC and its activities, who is knowledgeable of the risks and opportunities having an impact on the global accountancy profession to fill the position of Nominating Committee Member. The Nominating Committee is particularly interested in candidates who previously served on nominating or similar committees in their region or have previous involvement with human resource functions, and also have experience in assessing candidates’ skills and qualifications with a high degree of impartiality. English proficiency (both written and oral) is essential.
This vacancy is open for nominations by IFAC member organizations.
“Volunteers are key to the effective functioning of IFAC,” said Nominating Committee Chair Olivia Kirtley. “We seek to have as broad a representation as possible to better reflect IFAC’s diverse, global membership and want to make sure that the Latin America and Caribbean region is appropriately represented in this important committee. We thank all our member organizations for their continued support and look forward to receiving their nominations.”
Candidates should apply online via the nominations database by August 1, 2016. Instructions on how to apply are available on the IFAC website.
It is anticipated that an interview for this position will be conducted by the Nominating Committee at a time to be determined once the applications have been received.
To access this press release in Spanish, see IFAC abre Convocatoria Especial para un Miembro de América Latina y el Caribe para el Comité de Nominaciones.
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