Communities Resourcing Committee (CRC)

Skills, knowledge and personal characteristics of a member of the committee.

Committee member person specification

Each committee member should be able to demonstrate as many as possible of the following skills:

  • Understanding and commitment to the IET and its objectives;
  • An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of board member;
  • Integrity;
  • The ability to make good, independent judgments;
  • The ability to develop policy;
  • High level strategic thinking and vision;
  • Ability to assess performance;
  • Ability to think creatively;
  • Willingness to speak their mind;
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team;
  • Ability to influence, empower and where necessary lead a team;
  • Experience in one or more of the sectors of interest to the IET.

The Communities Resourcing Committee (CRC) as an entity needs skills and experience in the following areas:


  • Strategic leadership of a global organization;
  • Governance and non-executive directorship;
  • Serving the public interest;
  • Strategic planning, and monitoring and evaluating performance in commercial and non-profit organizations;
  • Policy development;
  • Financial management;
  • Risk management;
  • Influencing stakeholders;
  • Public relations/communication/marketing;
  • Understanding of the international engineering and technology industry.


  • Operations experience in a sales and marketing environment at corporate level;
  • Working experience in more than one region of interest to the IET;
  • Good connection in one or two overseas territories of interest to the IET;
  • Experience with an international community of people and organizations;
  • A highly regarded professional stature and credibility;
  • Good understanding of current IET products and service, and institution’s operation.


  • Legal;
  • Diversity;
  • Awareness of young persons' issues.