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Legal Ad Appeal Comm Member

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FROM SUITABLY QUALIFIED
AND EXPERIENCED CANDIDATES FOR APPOINTMENT AS A
MEMBER OF THE STATUTORY APPEAL COMMITTEE OF THE
COUNCIL FOR THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT (CBE)

Closing Date: 14 February 2020

CBE has the statutory mandate to decide appeals lodged by any person aggrieved by a decision of
any of the Councils for the Built Environment Professions (CBEP). The CBE is obligated by its
enabling legislation to appoint an Appeal Committee to conduct appeals in terms of section 33 of
the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa (Act No. 208 of 1996). It is required of the Appeal
Committee to decide appeals within 60 days of lodgement.
The Appeal Committee consists of three members. Legislation has further prescribed that one of
the members of the Appeal Committee must be a person registered as a professional with a
CBEP.
The duties and the scope of work for a member of the Appeal Committee includes, but are not
limited to:
a) Reviewing documents submitted by the parties to an appeal,
b) Attending appeals hearings and committee meetings,
c) Providing expert opinion to the Appeal Committee, in writing if required by the Chairperson
of the Appeal Committee, and
The Council for the Built Environment (CBE) is a statutory body established under
the Council for the Built Environment Act, 43 of 2000 (the CBE Act). The CBE is
an overarching body that coordinates certain functions of the six Councils for the
Built Environment Professions (architecture, engineering, landscape architecture,
project and construction management, property valuation and quantity surveying -
all operating within the built environment) for the purpose of promoting and
protecting the interest of the public in the built environment.

d) Performing any other duties as directed by the Chairperson of the Appeal Committee.
Due to the nature of the appointment, the applicant should demonstrate leadership qualities,
integrity, independence, dedication and should possess good communication skills, analytical
ability and independent judgement. The applicant should possess the following academic
qualifications, experience and competence:
a) Registered as a professional with the CBEP,
b) Seven (7) years post professional registration experience,
c) Knowledge of the Professions Acts,
d) Ability to provide expert opinion based on oral and written evidence submitted in support of
an appeal, and
e) Applicants must not be a Council or Committee member of a CBEP.

The successful applicant will be remunerated for a rate of R 1500 per hour excluding vat. Travel
expenses will be reimbursed. The term of appointment is twelve (12) months.
Applications must be accompanied by an updated curriculum vitae, certified copies of ID document
and qualifications, as well as two copies of written expert opinions previously delivered.
Suitably qualified candidates are required to forward their applications to:
Ms P Mdlalose
Chief Executive Officer
Council for the Built Environment
E-mail: appealscommittee@cbe.org.za

For enquiries please contact: Mr Pieter Fourie
Tel: (012) 346-3985
Email: Pieter@cbe.org.za

Legal Ad Appeal Comm Chair

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FROM SUITABLY QUALIFIED
AND EXPERIENCED CANDIDATES FOR APPOINTMENT AS A
CHAIRPERSON OF THE STATUTORY APPEAL COMMITTEE OF
THE COUNCIL FOR THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT (CBE)

Closing Date: 14 February 2020

CBE has the statutory mandate to decide appeals lodged by any person aggrieved by a decision of
any of the Councils for the Built Environment Professions. The CBE is obligated by its enabling
legislation to appoint an Appeal Committee to conduct appeals in terms of section 33 of the
Constitution of the Republic of South Africa (Act No. 208 of 1996). It is required of the Appeal
Committee to decide appeals within 60 days of lodgement.
The Appeal Committee consists of three members. Legislation has further prescribed that one of
the members of the Appeal Committee must be a person qualified in law, and who has appropriate
experience. This member further acts as the Chairperson of the Appeal Committee.
The duties and the scope of work of a Chairperson of the Appeal Committee include, but are not
limited to:
i. Ensure that all appeals are conducted in accordance with section of 33 of the
Constitution of South Africa,
ii. Ensure that all appeals are decided with fully motivated reasons within 60 days of
lodgement and furnished to the CBE, and
iii. Direct the activities of the Appeal Committee to achieve items 1 and 2.
The Council for the Built Environment (CBE) is a statutory body established under
the Council for the Built Environment Act, 43 of 2000 (the CBE Act). The CBE is
an overarching body that coordinates certain functions of the six Councils for the
Built Environment Professions (architecture, engineering, landscape architecture,
project and construction management, property valuation and quantity surveying -
all operating within the built environment) for the purpose of promoting and
protecting the interest of the public in the built environment.

Due to the nature of the appointment, the applicant should demonstrate leadership qualities,
integrity, independence, dedication and should possess good communication skills, analytical
ability and independent judgement. The applicant should demonstrate the following academic
qualifications, experience and competence requirements:
i. Bachelor of Law Degree,
ii. Seven (7) years post admission experience as an Attorney or Advocate,
iii. Knowledge of Constitutional and Administrative Law, and
iv. Understanding of the CBE Act and professions Acts that govern the professional
councils.

The successful applicant will be remunerated for a rate of R 1800 per hour excluding vat. Travel
expenses will also be reimbursed. Appointments will be for a period of 12 (twelve) months.
Applications must be accompanied by an updated curriculum vitae, as well as certified copies of ID
document, qualifications, and two copies of judgements handed down in appeal matters.
Suitably qualified candidates are required to forward their applications to:
Ms P Mdlalose
Chief Executive Officer
Council for the Built Environment
E-mail: appealscommittee@cbe.org.za

For enquiries please contact: Mr Pieter Fourie
Tel: (012) 346-3985
Email: Pieter@cbe.org.za