Recruitment with the IRCM:

Please read all information found in the left hand column before applying for a position.

Thank you for your interest in working with the International Regulator of Coaching and Mentoring CIC (IRCM).

The IRCM is committed to the fair treatment of its team, and potential team, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, age, or physical/mental disability.

The IRCM actively promotes equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and welcome applications from a wide range of candidates.

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It is our intention to appoint the best candidate for every vacancy and to do this fairly we need all applicants to provide relevant information about themselves. This information should relate directly to the requirements of the job and which are regarded as essential in order to work effectively in post.

Please complete the application form and add your CV and a covering letter.  Your covering letter should highlight your suitability for the role.
The covering letter is the most important part of your application.  To enable the IRCM to make an accurate assessment of your suitability, you should refer to the Job Description and provide information under appropriate headings.  The information provided must clearly demonstrate how your skills, knowledge, qualifications, training, and experience meet both the requirements of the role and the qualities considered essential and desirable in a successful candidate.  Without duplicating your CV, it is important that you highlight points which you may cross-reference to the detail in your CV.

Please do not assume that the panel reviewing your application will be familiar with the type of work/activities you have experienced in the past; so be aware of terminology that may need to be explained as part of your CV detail.

Your covering letter must be no more than two sides of A4.  Your CV may be longer, but be aware that only the first two sides of A4 may be reviewed, unless you specifically cross-reference in your covering letter.

Please complete all sections of the application form.  The IRCM accept that when you submit your online application, that you have signed the form and confirmed that all the details are accurate.

Confidential References – you are required to submit at least two referees.  Although you may submit more, the IRCM will select the first two – one of which should be your current and most recent employer/client.  Additional references may be requested.

Inaccurate or incomplete information by an applicant who is appointed will be grounds for termination of contract without notice.

The selection panel will comprise of at least 2 people and you may be requested to attend more than one interview.

All applicants are contracted to the IRCM and are not employees.  Therefore, where the contract is with a successful applicant who resides outside the UK; it is the responsibility of that applicant to ensure that all taxes, etc. are paid in the country they deem as their residence.

With respect to Data Protection, your application details will be held in the strictest of confidence.  Information collected through the IRCM’s recruitment process will be held for no longer than the application process for those applicants who are not successful.  For successful applicants, the IRCM will retain your application information where it is relevant to your contract.

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In line with the Privacy Note published by the IRCM, the IRCM will retain personal information of each successful applicant and team member for the regulatory period of time.

What information is collected?

The IRCM collects a range of information about you, which includes:

  • your name, address and contact details, including email address and telephone number;
  • details of your qualifications, skills, experience and employment history;
  • where applicable, information about your current level of remuneration, including benefit entitlements;
  • whether or not you have a disability for which the IRCM needs to be aware of;
  • information about your residence situation; and
  • equal opportunities monitoring information, including information about your ethnic origin, sexual orientation, health, and religion or belief.

The IRCM collects this information through your application form, covering letter, references, and interview.  You may be requested to submit a copy of your passport, utility bills, or other identifying documents or other forms of assessment, and maybe online tests.

The IRCM does not review social media profiles as part of the application process, but reserves the right to monitor social media profiles for those individuals who hold key positions.

The data collected will be stored in a range of different places; your application form, in HR management systems, and on other applicable IT systems.  Data may be retained on emails, both received and sent.

Why is the information collected? 

The IRCM is meeting it’s legal obligations.

Who has access to the information?

Your information will be received by the HR Department and shared only with those internal members of the team who are involved in the specific role recruitment.  The IT staff will have access to your data through the IRCM’s database, but will not use this information, other than verifying it’s completeness and security.

The IRCM will not share your data with third parties, unless your role requires this.  Where your role requires your data to be shared with third parties, you will be notified in advance.

Unless required for legal reasons with your residence country, your data will not be shared outside the United Kingdom.

All data held by the IRCM is managed through it’s internal policies and controls which are in place to ensure that your data is not lost, accidentally destroyed, misused or disclosed, and is not accessed except by those authorised in the proper performance of their duties.

With respect to Data Protection, your application details will be held in the strictest of confidence.  Information collected through the IRCM’s recruitment process will be held for no longer than the application process for those applicants who are not successful.  For successful applicants, the IRCM will retain your application information where it is relevant to your contract and will be held in your personal file.  The length of time your data is held is determined by UK legislation.

Your rights in relation to your data

As a data subject, you have the following rights:

  • obtain a copy of your data on request;
  • request the IRCM to change incorrect or incomplete data;
  • request the IRCM to delete or stop processing your data, for example where the data is no longer necessary for the purposes of processing;
  • object to the processing of your data where the IRCM is relying on its legitimate interests as the legal ground for processing; and
  • ask IRCM to stop processing data for a period if the data is inaccurate or there is a dispute about whether or not your interests override the IRCM’s legitimate grounds for processing data.

You can exercise your rights by emailing HR@IRCM-CIC.org and make the relevant request.

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All fields are required, unless otherwise stated.

Your first name:
Your middle initial(s):
Your last name:

Date of birth:

Address:

City/Town:
County/State:
Post Code/Zip Code:
Residential country:

Contact Details:
Your email address:
Your telephone number:
Your mobile number:
Your contact details will only be used to contact you in relation to your application and if successful, contract with the IRCM.

Position applied for:

Have you included your CV?:

Have you included your Covering letter?:

Have you submitted your referee details?:

How did you hear about the IRCM?:

Additional details:

By submitting this form, I declare to the best of my knowledge that the information provided on this form and all accompanying documents (CV and covering letter specifically) is correct, and confirm that I give authority for the information submitted to be stored in the HR contact database for the purpose(s) as defined within this application process. I agree that this information and that provided by my Referees will be treated as part of my Contract should I be successful.

You are required to provide at least two testimonials.  Please complete this form for each testimonial.  Thank you.

All fields are required, unless otherwise stated.

This form will send your referee an email automatically, requesting that they provide a reference/testimonial for you. Should you wish to talk to them first, please do not forget to submit this information as soon as possible; as your application will not be progressed without this detail.Thank you.

Your first name:
Your middle initial(s) (optional):
Your last name:

Contact Details:
Your email address:
Your contact details will only be used to contact you in relation to your application and if successful, contract with the IRCM.

Position applied for:

Reference details:
Their first name:
Their last name:

Their relationship to you:

Their Address:

City/Town:
County/State:
Post Code/Zip Code:
Residential country:

Their email address:
Their telephone number:
Their mobile number:
their contact details will only be used to contact them in relation to your application.

Additional details:

By submitting this form, I declare to the best of my knowledge that the information provided on this form is correct and confirm that I give authority for the information submitted to be stored in the HR contact database for the purpose(s) as defined within this application process. I agree that this information and that provided by my Referees will be treated as part of my Contract should I be successful.

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Positions available:

Job Title: Business Development Executive

Job summary:

The IRCM’s Business Development team needs motivated, results-driven Business Development Executives to lead our Directory growth.

The successful candidate will understand the coaching and/or mentoring industry, the importance of regulation, and what motivates professional bodies, education bodies/organisations, and individual suppliers to register; and know how to tap into those needs and desires effectively.

The Business Development Executives will be responsible for making contact with organisations and individuals in the coaching and/or mentoring industry.

Each Business Development Executive will Account Manage their own sales.  If they are unable to Account Manage or would rather not, this must be discussed with the Business Development Director at the earliest opportunity.

Each Business Development Executive has the opportunity, after an agreed success profile, of gaining promotion to become a Business Development Team Leader and building and growing their own experienced team of Business Development Executive.

If you are competitive, financially motivated, have worked in sales for a minimum of 3+ years, and are capable of communicating with the target market(s) in the industry and working with a strategic Business Development team, we’re excited to talk with you.

Responsibilities and duties:

This persons responsibilities and duties are:

    • research and approach Professional and Education Bodies.
      • motivate with these Bodies to register on the IRCM’s Directory for Professional Bodies.
    • research and approach Education Bodies.
      • motivate with these Bodies to register on the IRCM’s Directory for Formal Education.
    • research and approach Private Commercial Training Organisations and Individual Suppliers who are not accredited/credentialed with one or more Professional Bodies.
      • motivate all rivate Commercial Training Organisations, Coaches and Mentors to register on the relevant IRCM Directory.
    • support their registration on the relevant Directory.
    • account manage each organisation/individual through to annual renewals.
    • seek referral opportunities.

The person (Qualifications and skills):

Essential:

    • Degree or equivalent in Marketing or related field
    • 3+ years’ B2B sales experience
    • track record of superior performance metrics
    • excellent communication skills
    • excellent negotiation skills
    • strong decision-making abilities

Desirable:

    • a knowledge of the coaching and mentoring industry
    • an in-depth understanding of the regulator

Time and location:

This does not have to be a full-time role.  The successful applicant will have a number of sales roles and will be including this role within his/her portfolio.  The targets are income driven – the more inclusions in the Directory, the higher the income.  Those Business Development Executives that do not meet the IRCM targets will have their contracts cancelled.

Location is your local environment.

Remuneration:

This is a commission driven income stream.  The earning opportunities are unlimited.

Job Title: Business Development Team Leader

Job summary:

The IRCM’s Business Development team needs motivated, results-driven Business Development Team Leaders to support and motive their own handpicked Business Development Executives, to lead our Directory growth.

The successful candidate will understand the coaching and/or mentoring industry, the importance of regulation, and what motivates professional bodies, education bodies/organisations, and individual suppliers to register; and know how to tap into those needs and desires effectively.

The Business Development Team Leaders will be responsible for support and motive their own handpicked Business Development Executives as well as making contact with organisations and individuals in the coaching and/or mentoring industry.

Each Business Development Team Leader will support and motive their own handpicked Business Development Executives to Account Manage their own sales.  If the Business Development Executives are unable to Account Manage or would rather not, this must be discussed with the Business Development Director at the earliest opportunity.  The Business Development Team Leader is responsible for Account Managing their own sales.

Each Business Development Executive has the opportunity, after an agreed success profile, of gaining promotion to become a Business Development Team Leader and building and growing their own handpicked experienced team of Business Development Executive.

If you are competitive, financially motivated, have worked in sales for a minimum of 5+ years, and are capable of communicating with the target market(s) in the industry and teaching your strategies to a team, we’re excited to talk with you.

Responsibilities and duties:

This persons responsibilities and duties are:

    • not only to develop their own sales but to also motivate, develop, and support the personal growth of each handpicked Business Development Executive.
    • assess the strengths and weaknesses of those they wish to bring into their team
    • assist each Business Development Executive with their targets and achievements
    • provide on-the-ground support for each Business Development Executive, helping them generate their own leads and gain registrations/accreditations
    • work within the Business Development Department to develop and implement new sales initiatives, strategies and programmes

The person (Qualifications and skills):

Essential:

    • Degree or equivalent in Marketing or related field
    • 5+ years’ B2B sales experience
    • 3+ years in leadership sales position
    • track record of superior performance metrics
    • excellent communication skills
    • excellent negotiation skills
    • strong decision-making abilities

Desirable:

    • a knowledge of the coaching and mentoring industry
    • an in-depth understanding of the regulator

Time and location:

This does not have to be a full-time role.  The successful applicant will have a number of sales roles and will be including this role within his/her portfolio.  The targets are income driven – the more inclusions in the Directory, the higher the income.  Those Business Development Team Leaders that do not meet the IRCM targets will have their contracts cancelled.

Location is your local environment.

Remuneration:

This is a commission driven income stream where the Business Development Team Leader can earn not only their own commission but also the sales commission for their own sales.  The earning opportunities are unlimited.

Departments:

The Department of Accreditation simply verifies the competence of each Professional Body and certification for Training Companies.

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The Accreditation Process is:

  1. Verify that all required paperwork has been received.
    This process will not commence until all required paperwork has been received.
  2. Documentation is verified against the standards.
  3. Quality of the Professional Bodies accreditation/credential verification team is confirmed.
  4. Interview.
  5. Confirmation of details and decided status.

The Certification Process is:

  1. Verify that all required paperwork has been received.
    This process will not commence until all required paperwork has been received.
  2. Submissions are certified against pre-defined standards.
  3. Confirmation of details and decided status.

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The structure of the Accreditation Department is:

  • Executive Director
    • Deputy
  • Requirements – individuals will be selected to work with the Executive Director to review and determine the requirements for:
    • Professional Body Accreditation definition
    • Student Certification definition
  • Confirmation of Processing
    • the individual(s) undertaking this role must be accredited/certified by an IRCM accredited Professional Body
  • Administration provided by the Administration Department
    • Accreditation Processing
    • Certification Processing
    • documentation updates
  • Technological Integration provided by the Technological Integration Department
    • technical updates

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This department manages the day-to-day paperwork and processes for the IRCM.

Business Development is the department that designs the strategies and then implements them for the growth of the business.

  • Strategy
  • Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Sales
  • Account Management

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The focus for the Business Development Department is:

  1. protection of the consumers.
  2. Professional Bodies and how they can Register/gain Accreditation, and work with the IRCM to create the future for the coaching and mentoring industries.
  3. Formal Education Bodies and how they can Register, and work with the IRCM to create the future for the coaching and mentoring industries.
  4. Private Commercial Training Organisations that are not accredited/credentialed with a Professional Body, and how they can Register.
  5. Individual Suppliers (Coaches and/or Mentors) that are not accredited/credentialed with a Professional Body, and how they can Register.
  6. Non-industry related Organisations who employ (directly or through contract) coaches and mentors.
  7. Supporting industries who provide an additional level of support to the coaching and/or mentoring organisations/individuals to grow and develop their business.

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The structure of the Business Development Department is:

  • Executive Director
    • Deputy
  • Business Development Manager
    • whose role is to work closely with the Business Development Team Leaders and report into the Executive Director.
  • Business Development Team Leaders
    • responsible for recruiting a handpicked team of Business Development Executives.
    • generating an additional income stream through growing the IRCM’s Directories.
  • Business Development Executives.
    • generating an income stream through growing the IRCM’s Directories.
  • Promotional team
    • Social Media, Marketing, etc.

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The Compliance Department is responsible for the compliance of the coaching and mentoring industry.

This department works closely with the Steering Committees in reviewing and updating the industry codes:

  • Unified Code of Coaching and Mentoring Industry Ethics
  • Unified Coaching and Mentoring Industry Core Competencies
  • Consumers Code
  • IRCM Code of Conduct
  • works closely with the Ombudsman Service in reviewing and defining the policies and processes.

This department is simply responsible for the definition, design, and data layout of the Directories:

  • Organisations
    • Professional Bodies
    • Support Groups
    • Commercial Organisations
      • Industry related organisations
      • Non-industry related organisations (who employ coaches and mentors)
      • Industry supporting organisations
  • Education
    • Formal Education Bodies
    • Private Commercial Training Organisations
  • Individual Suppliers
    • Coaches
    • Mentors

The department is responsible for the Finance, HR, and Legal activities of the IRCM.

Future Industry Direction Department works closely with the Steering Committees to review the industry today and make the relevant changes.

  • Overall Steering Committee
  • Coaching and Mentoring Steering Committee
  • Advisory Steering Committees
    • Individual Suppliers
    • Education
    • Support Groups
    • Organisations

The role of the Ombudsman is designed to provide protection for the consumer (clients, students, and members of Professional Bodies).

This department is responsible for all systems within the IRCM, including the website, databases, etc.

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Job Descriptions:

Job Title: Executive Director

Job summary:

An Executive Director is an appointed or elected member of the Board of Directors who, with other Directors, has the responsibility for implementing the Company’s Policy in line with the Memorandum and Articles.

A Director does not have to be a member or an employee of the Company.

The company direction is determined by the Members and the Directors act on the basis of the company direction, Memorandum and Articles.  Directors derive their powers from UK Company Legislation and from the Company’s Articles of Association.

Responsibilities and duties:

Executive Directors have a responsibility for a specific ‘department/team’ within the IRCM Organisation Chart.

The Executive Director is responsible for the Department meeting both the IRCM’s and the Departments KPI’s.  The Executive Director will structure their department to suit the department requirements.  In this, the Executive Director is responsible for ensuring that the income stream is available for all expenditure required.

Departments:

    • Accreditation
    • Administration
    • Business Development
    • Compliance
    • Directories/Registers
    • Finance, HR, Legal
    • Future Industry Direction
    • Ombudsman Service
    • Technological Integration (online and manual)

The person (Qualifications and skills):

Essential:

    • Understand the basic principles of company law in the UK.
    • Understanding the CIC structure as defined by the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
    • Have a working knowledge of the Memorandum and Articles.
    • Adheres to the UK Corporate Governance Code.
    • Derives their responsibilities from the Articles of Association.
    • Represents all elements of the industry and the consumers/buyers.

Desirable:

    • a knowledge of the coaching and mentoring industry
    • an in-depth understanding of the regulator

Time and location:

This is not a full-time role.  Executive Directors commit to a minimum of 1/2 day per week to meet their department/team responsibilities, plus one Board Meeting per month (including full preparation required for the meeting).

Remuneration:

Remuneration for this role is determined by the Board of Directors.

Job Title: Non-Executive Director

Job summary:

A Non-Executive Director is an appointed or elected member of the Board of Directors who, with other Directors, has the responsibility for implementing the Company’s Policy in line with the Memorandum and Articles.

A Non-Executive Director does not have to be a member or an employee of the Company.

The company direction is determined by the Members and the Directors act on the basis of the company direction, Memorandum and Articles.  Directors derive their powers from UK Company Legislation and from the Company’s Articles of Association.

Responsibilities and duties:

Non-Executive Directors have no responsibility for a specific ‘department/team’ within the IRCM Organisation Chart but are responsible for ensuring that the IRCM meets it’s governance responsibilities and the IRCM’s KPI’s.

The person (Qualifications and Skills):

Essential:

    • Understand the basic principles of company law in the UK.
    • Understanding the CIC structure as defined by the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
    • Adheres to the UK Corporate Governance Code.
    • Has a working knowledge of the Memorandum and Articles.
    • Derives their responsibilities from the Articles of Association.
    • Represents all elements of the industry and the consumers/buyers.

Desirable:

    • a knowledge of the coaching and mentoring industry
    • an in-depth understanding of the regulator

Time and location:

This is not a full-time role.  Non-Executive Directors commit to a minimum of one Board Meeting per quarter (including full preparation required for the meeting).

Remuneration:

Remuneration for this role is determined by the Board of Directors.

The Financial Reporting Council regulates auditors, accountants and actuaries, and we set the UK’s Corporate Governance and Stewardship Codes.  They promote transparency and integrity in business, and their work is aimed at investors and others who rely on company reports, audit and high-quality risk management.

The UK Corporate Governance Code covers the following:

  • Introduction
  • Board Leadership and Company Purpose
  • Division of Responsibilities
  • Composition, Succession, and Evaluation
  • Audit, Risk, and Internal Control
  • Remuneration

This code was published in July 2018 and in FRC explains that it applies to accounting periods beginning on or after 1 January 2019.  This code places greater emphasis on relationships between the company and its leadership team as well as promoting the importance of establishing a corporate culture that is aligned with the company purpose, business strategy, and promotes integrity and values diversity.

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International Regulator of Coaching and Mentoring CIC, a community interest company incorporated under Companies Act with registered number 07861572 and having its office at Spirare Mey House, Bridport Road, Poundbury, Dorset DT1 3QY, United Kingdom. ("IRCM")

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Your First Name:
Your Middle Name(s):
Your Last Name/Surname:
("the Team Member")

WHEREAS IRCM wishes to benefit from the skills and abilities of the Team Member and the Team Member has agreed to provide services to IRCM on the following terms and conditions.

IT IS AGREED as follows:

1. ENGAGEMENT
1.1 IRCM shall engage the Team Member and the Team Member shall act for IRCM on the terms and conditions set out in this Agreement.
1.2 The Team Member shall provide services themselves; and carry out their services with the highest degree of expertise, skill, and care and due diligence and in accordance with good professional standards and in a manner, which is reasonably acceptable to the IRCM.
1.3 The Team Member shall abide by the Company Handbook encompassing the IRCM’s Code of Conduct, all company health and safety procedures and rules and regulations issued by the IRCM and may be updated from time to time; and by all applicable laws relating to the performance of their services.
1.4 Where applicable, the Team Member will be a fully paid-up member of an IRCM Registered or Accredited Professional Body with an accreditation/credential status relevant to the duties of the Team Member.
1.5 The relationship of the Team Member to IRCM will be that of an independent contractor and at no time will the Team Member hold themself out as being an employee or agent of IRCM or any subsidiary company. The Team Member shall have no right or power to contract on behalf of IRCM or any subsidiary company or bind IRCM or any subsidiary company in any way in relation to third parties unless specifically authorised to do so by the Board of Directors of IRCM ("the Board") in writing.
1.6 The Team Member will not during the agreement undertake any additional engagements which would interfere with or preclude the performance of the duties under this Agreement or which may lead to a conflict of interest between the Team Member and the best interests of IRCM or any subsidiary company and shall not accept any employment or engagement which is similar to or in any way competitive with any business of IRCM or any subsidiary company without the prior written consent of the Board.
1.7 Except at such times as the Team Member may be prevented by illness or injury, the Team Member shall commit to the required number of hours per week in order to successfully complete their duties, with emails being responded to within 24-hours.
1.8 Neither IRCM nor the Team Member shall be entitled to assign this Agreement or any of their rights and obligations hereunder without the prior written consent of the other.

2. TERM
2.1 The Team Member's engagement shall commence on the the following date. Please format the date as DD/MM/YYYY.
2.2 The Team Members’ engagement shall continue (subject to terms of this Agreement and the Company Handbook) until terminated by either party as per Clause 6.

3. ROLE AND DUTIES
3.1 The role to be carried out by the Team Member is please enter the role as agreed in the Job Description for please select the relevant department
3.2 The duties of the Team Member shall be defined by the Job Description and in detail by the Executive Director of the Department in which they are joining; and undertakes to provide these duties free from defects and mistakes and to promptly correct at his own expense any such defects or mistakes howsoever discovered.
3.3 The Team Member shall render to their line management (as defined in point 3.2 above), regular reports, as required and defined by their line management.
3.4 In relation to holidays, before the Team Member commits to their holiday, they must notify the person allocated in 3.2 above of the dates of their holiday. Once acknowledged, these dates will be added to the holiday schedule with the name of the Team Member standing in for them in their absence.
3.5 In the event that the Team Member is prevented from performing his/her duties as a result of illness or injury the Team Member shall, notwithstanding such incapacity, be entitled to receive the Team Member benefits referred to in Clause 5.1 provided if such incapacity shall endure for a continuous period of or aggregate period of one month or more in any consecutive period of twelve months IRCM shall not be obliged to make any further payment of such benefits and shall be entitled to terminate this Agreement by giving the Team Member one months’ notice in writing.
3.6 Unless otherwise agreed in writing, the Team Member shall provide, at their own expense, all materials, tools, equipment and labour in order to complete the contract.
3.7 The Team Member is responsible for procuring that all necessary licences for any software procured and used exclusively by the Team Member in connection with the duties and that the necessary licenses are in full force and effect throughout the Term. Minimum software requirements are outlined in the Software section of the Policy and Procedures document.
3.8 The Team Member shall use their best endeavours (including working with the latest commercially available virus detection software) to ensure software infected by viruses is not supplied under this Agreement.

4. LOCATION
4.1 The role and duties of the Team Member shall be carried out at the Team Members place of work or at such other location or locations as may be necessary for the proper performance of their duties.

5. REMUNERATION AND EXPENSES
5.1 In consideration of the services, the IRCM shall remunerate the Team Member as defined in the Job Description, or subsequently agreed. Such payment shall be inclusive of all taxes, wages, duties, contributions, levies and profits incidental to the performance of the duties (other than Value Added Tax).
5.2 The Team Member shall be reimbursed in full by IRCM in respect of all expenses agreed in advance which have been properly and reasonably incurred in connection with the performance of their duties under this Agreement, subject to the production of such receipts as IRCM requires.
5.3 The Team Member shall be responsible for all income tax liabilities, National Insurance, any other form of taxation or social security costs or similar contributions in respect of Team Member remuneration and benefits; and the Team Member shall indemnify the IRCM in respect of any such payments should any such liability arise in relation to their remuneration or expenses under this Agreement.

6. LIABILITY
The Team Member shall, exercise all reasonable skill, care and attention in all matters and shall indemnify IRCM or any subsidiary company from any and all costs, claims, liabilities and expenses incurred in respect of the Team Member's performance or non-performance of their duties.

7. TERMINATION
7.1 This agreement may be terminated by either party giving to the other not less than one month’s notice in writing.
7.2 IRCM shall be entitled to terminate this Agreement with immediate effect and without any benefits in lieu of notice by giving one month notice in writing to the Team Member in the event of any of the following:
7.2.i if the Team Member is guilty of serious misconduct or other conduct calculated or likely to affect prejudicially the interest of IRCM or any subsidiary company, or
7.2.ii if the Team Member becomes insolvent or bankrupt or enters into any composition or arrangement with or for the benefit of his/her creditors, or
7.2.iii if the Team Member commits any material or persistent breach of any of the terms or conditions of this Agreement or shall wilfully neglect or refuse to carry out any of the duties or to comply with any instruction given by the Board; or
7.2.iv if the Team Member shall be convicted of any offence involving any act of fraud or dishonesty.
7.3 Upon termination, the Team Member may not be employed pro bono or remunerated for a similar business for up to twelve calendar months. This includes not setting up a similar business.
7.4 Upon termination of the engagement, the Team Member shall not represent itself as being engaged by or connected with IRCM or any subsidiary company.

8. CONFIDENTIALITY
8.1 The Team Member shall at all times keep secret and confidential all information relating to IRCM, it's business, finances and affairs or that of any of its subsidiaries and the projects, business, finances and affairs of its members, clients or customers.
8.2 Any information may be disclosed to any governmental or other authority or regulatory body or to such extent as is necessary for the purposes contemplated by this Agreement or as is required by law and subject in each case to the disclosing party using all reasonable endeavours to ensure that the person in receipt of the information keeps the same confidential and does not use the same except for the purposes for which the disclosure was made.
8.3 Any party may use any information for any purpose or disclose it to any other person to the extent that:
8.3.i it is at the date hereof or hereafter becomes public knowledge through no fault of that using or disclosing party, provided that in doing so there shall be no disclosure of any information which is not public knowledge; or
8.3.ii it can be shown to the reasonable satisfaction of the other parties to have been known to the disclosing party prior to its being disclosed by one of the other parties to the disclosing party.
8.4 No party shall permit any person to assist in the provision of the services under this Agreement unless that person has signed an undertaking of confidentiality in terms essentially similar to this clause 8.
8.5 The parties shall take all reasonable steps to ensure that there is no publicity relating to this Agreement or the services or the Appendices without the prior written consent of the other parties.
8.6 The parties shall comply with all relevant provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Data Protection Act 2018.
8.7 The Team Member shall, on termination of this Agreement for any reason whatever, forthwith deliver up to IRCM all tangible materials relating to the matters specified in Clause 8.1, and shall in addition, if so requested by IRCM, disclose to and inform IRCM to the fullest extent of all information, calculations, data, technology and know-how of any description known to the Team Member in any way relating to or in connection with such matters and their current state or future proposals or development to enable the same to be continued or developed to their fullest extent.

9. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
9.1 As between IRCM and the Team Member, IRCM shall have irrevocable rights free of any payment, to copy disclose publish sell and use deliverables of the services, programmes, and any software developed by the Team Member without restriction provided that if the exercise of these rights requires licenses to use the intellectual property rights of the Team Member or any third party then the Team Member shall grant or use its best endeavours to procure the grant of such licenses to IRCM, at no cost to IRCM other than by way of reimbursement to the Team Member of any and all costs, Team Member benefits, charges and other disbursements agreed in advance that the Team Member may incur in granting or procuring or attempting to procure the grant or grants aforesaid; all of which shall be payable by IRCM to the Team Member on demand.
9.2 The Team Member indemnifies IRCM against all actions claims proceedings damages and costs arising from any actual or alleged infringement of intellectual property rights or breach of confidentiality by IRCM's possession sale or use of any programme or software developed by the Team Member and for which infringement or breach IRCM is responsible, anywhere in the world.
9.3 The rights and indemnities granted to IRCM are conditional upon IRCM having first made payment in full to the Team Member of any and all sums agreed in advance due to the latter under this Agreement or otherwise.

10. NOTICES
10.1 Any notice required or permitted to be given or served under this Agreement shall be in writing and may be served by either party by email to the email address stated in this agreement or provided subsequently.
10.2 Any such notice shall be deemed to have been served if emailed to the last provided email address.

11. WAIVERS AND REMEDIES
11.1 The rights of each party under this Agreement may be exercised as often as necessary and are cumulative and not exclusive of its rights under the general law.
11.2 No waiver of any of the provisions of this Agreement shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be such in writing and signed by both parties.
11.3 Any delay in exercising or non-exercise of any right is not a waiver of that right.
11.4 Any remedy or right conferred upon the parties for breach of this Agreement shall be in addition to and without prejudice to all other rights and remedies available to it.

12. SEVERABILITY
If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such provision shall be severed and the remainder of the provisions of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect as if this Agreement had been executed with the illegal or unenforceable provision eliminated.

13. REPRESENTATION
The Team Member warrants and represents to IRCM that it is under no obligation, covenant or restriction which would or might operate to prevent or restrict the Team Member from performing the obligations under this Agreement or which may give rise to any conflict of interest between the Team Member and IRCM or any subsidiary company.

14. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding and agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter of this Agreement and supersedes any previous agreement between the parties.

15. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
This Agreement shall be interpreted construed and enforced in accordance with English law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF these presents are executed as follows:

SIGNED for an on behalf of IRCM by the Finance, HR, and Legal Director. It is confirmed that this agreement is signed on behalf of the IRCM as soon as the Team Member signs this agreement electronically.

HR@IRCM-CIC.org
https://ircm-cic.org/

SIGNED for an on behalf of the Team Member:

I acknowledge that my electronic signature on this Team Members Agreement attests that I understand and agree to the responsibility and commitment of joining the IRCM's Team and by signing this agreement, I confirm that I give authority for the information submitted on this form to be stored in the Human Resources contact database for the purpose(s) as defined for Human Resources.

Your First Name:
Your Middle Name(s):
Your Last Name/Surname:

Residing at:

Town:
Post/Zip Code:
County/State:
Country:

Your Email (as per Clause 10):
Your Telephone Number:
Please include country code.

Signed At:
Your current location.

On: today's date, the date you have signed this agreement. Please format the date as DD/MM/YYYY.
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