Invitation to serve on SACAP Disciplinary Tribunal Panels - closing date : 06 November 2015

The South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP) is legally charged with regulating the architectural profession in South Africa in terms of the Architectural Profession Act 44 of 2000 (the Act).

The architectural profession includes the following professional and candidate registration categories - architects, senior architectural technologists, architectural technologists, draughtspersons, who are required in terms of the Act to be registered with SACAP.

In terms of the Act, SACAP is required to convene disciplinary tribunals to deal with allegations of improper conduct on the part of Registered Professionals and Candidates.

The Council invites interested persons in SOUTH AFRICA to submit applications to serve as a member of the disciplinary tribunals until 2018.

Persons with the appropriate skills, expertise and experience who would like to contribute to the transformation of the architectural profession, are requested to submit their applications as follows:
For attention: Registrar/CEO
Delivery address: SACAP, 1st Floor, Lakeside Place, Cnr Ernest Oppenheimer Ave and Queen Street, Bruma, Johannesburg
Postal address: SACAP, P.O. Box 408, Bruma, 2026.

Closing date: Friday, 06 November 2015 @ 16h00

Please click on the following hyperlink to access the Architect's Act, No 44 of 2000. Also refer to section 
30 of the Act, regarding the qualifications for the appointment.

Applications should consist of the following (in the order indicated):

1. A letter of application (comprising a maximum of two pages) explaining the applicant’s reason for applying for appointment to the panel of tribunal members and the value s/he believes s/he could add to SACAP in the particular field of disciplinary tribunals.
2. An abridged CV (comprising a maximum of three pages) highlighting her/his academic qualifications, professional registrations, expertise and experience as members of disciplinary tribunals, in the built environment and/or other regulatory bodies, and her/his expertise and experience in mediation, arbitration and other ADR processes.3. A statement as to whether s/he wishes to be considered as chairperson and/or member of a disciplinary tribunal (in the
case of an applicant wishing to be considered as chairpersons, details of prior experience as such).
3. A statement as to the provinces/cities where s/he is prepared to act as tribunalist.
4. A letter of good standing from SARS (to be re-submitted annually). 
5. A statement that, by the act of submitting an application to SACAP, s/he consents to SACAP performing such due diligence on her/him as SACAP may consider necessary.
6. Three contactable referees with full names, designation, organisation, e-mail address and office and cellphone numbers.
7. As part of its short-listing/appointment process, SACAP specifically reserves the right to request applicants to provide certified copies of qualifications and any other additional information or documentation considered necessary. 

Applicants will be short-listed by SACAP’s Investigating Committee and be recommended for appointment to the panel at rates determined by SACAP from time to time.

Those persons appointed to the panel may be required to undergo orientation and training, as required by the Council.

SACAP reserves the right not to appoint applicants to the panel of disciplinary tribunal members and inclusion on the panel does not automatically guarantee appointment to any disciplinary tribunal.

All enquiries should be directed to The Registrar on 011 479-5000.