Appointments to the Construction Contracts Adjudication Panel

Member of the Construction Contracts Adjudication Panel

Essential Requirements

The person to be appointed as a Member of the Construction Contracts Adjudication Panel must, in accordance with section 8(6) of the Construction Contracts Act, 2013, be: 

• a registered professional as defined in section 2 (as amended) of the Building Control Act, 2007; or
• a chartered member of the Institution of Engineers of Ireland; or
• a barrister; or
• a solicitor; or
• a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; or
• a person with a qualification equivalent to the above duly obtained in any other Member State of the European Union.

In addition, the person must have:
 
• a proven track record of decision making in relation to disputes under construction contracts; 
• an excellent knowledge of the Construction Contracts Act, 2013, and
• an ability to deliver decisions in a demanding time-sensitive environment.

Desirable experience and knowledge:

• any previous experience as a member of a Panel/Board involved in dispute determination/resolution;
• a knowledge of Alternative Dispute Resolution procedures; and
• a knowledge of the Construction Sector in Ireland.

Chairperson of the Construction Contracts Adjudication Panel

Essential Requirements

The person to be appointed as Chairperson of the Construction Contracts Adjudication Panel must, in accordance with section 8(6) of the Construction Contracts Act, 2013, be: 

• a registered professional as defined in section 2 (as amended) of the Building Control Act, 2007; or
• a chartered member of the Institution of Engineers of Ireland; or
• a barrister; or
• a solicitor; or
• a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; or
• a person with a qualification equivalent to the above duly obtained in any other Member State of the European Union.

She/he must be a member of the Construction Contracts Adjudication Panel, in accordance with section 8(1) of the Construction Contracts Act, 2013.

In addition, the person must have:
 
• a minimum period of three years’ experience and expertise in dispute resolution
procedures under construction contracts in Ireland and/or internationally;
• a proven track record of decision making in relation to disputes under construction contracts; 
• an excellent knowledge of the Construction Contracts Act, 2013; and
• an ability to deliver decisions in a demanding time-sensitive environment.

Desirable experience and knowledge:

• any previous experience as a Chairperson, Deputy Chairperson or as a member of a Panel/Board involved in dispute determination/resolution;
• a knowledge of Alternative Dispute Resolution procedures; and
• a knowledge of the Construction Sector in Ireland.

Making an Application:

If you wish to apply for the role of member of the Panel of Adjudicators under section 8 of the Construction Contracts Act, 2013, or be considered for appointment also as Chairperson of this Panel, please complete the official application form, which is available here.

Please send the completed application form to competition2020.ccas@enterprise.gov.ie no later than 3 p.m. on Friday 11th December 2020.

Dublin

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