How to nominate for the Lifetime Achievement Award
REGISTER TO NOMINATE FOR THE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Register with the BIFM Awards online entry system and select the Lifetime Achievement category. You can start your nomination at any time and return and update as you go. Got a question? Don’t forget you can talk to the BIFM team and the lead judge – we’re here to help.
PREPARE YOUR NOMINATION
Read the criteria and guidance fully, and ensure your nomination addresses the key points covered in them. Prepare your nomination, supporting documents and overview of the nomination.
To nominate an individual for this award please upload a statement of up to 2 A4 pages, font no smaller than point 10, in Microsoft Word or PDF format; evidencing how the nominee meets the criteria, along with additional evidence
The nomination must be supported by at least 3 supporters of whom are all BIFM members holding membership at MBIFM, CBIFM or FBIFM level. The nominator must also be a BIFM member but the nominee is not required to be a BIFM member.
UPLOAD YOUR NOMINATION
You can upload, return and complete your nomination/s at your own pace. Be sure to:
> Complete all questions relating to the category on the ‘Application Questions’ tab
> Upload your submission and any supporting documents on the ‘Upload Submission and Attachments’ tab.
> Log back into the online entry system to make changes at any time up until the entry deadline.
> Check out the entry system before the deadline.
SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATION
With a final check that you’re happy with your nomination and that it meets all the criteria, it’s time to submit. Submit your nomination no later than midnight on 30 June 2017.
About the Lifetime Achievement Award
THE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IS FREE TO NOMINATE IN
The BIFM Lifetime Achievement Award recognises individuals who have made a significant and recognised contribution to facilities management over the course of their career. The contributions of the individual should have had a lasting impact on the profession or industry.
Individuals will be assessed based on a clear demonstration of their commitment to the progression of FM where they have made both a significant and positive impact throughout their career. The nominated individual must have:
> An established history and proven track record in facilities management
> Exhibited professional leadership and inspiration to others
> Made a positive and lasting impact on the FM profession or industry
> The respect of their peers
> Integrity and be recognised by the industry as playing a key role in the progression of the profession or development of the industry.
> Nominees do not need to be a BIFM member to be considered for this award.
> Nominees do not need to be in current employment.
> Nominees do not have to be (or have been) a practicing facilities management professional, they may have contributed through other means, through academia, research or in another relevant business leader role impacting and supporting the industry.
> Nominations can be made to individuals posthumously.
There is no fee to nominate an individual for this award.
Individuals from the following groups are invited to submit nominations for this award:
In addition, it is recommended that the nomination is supported by at least three supporters of the nomination to build on breath of evidence and support. At least three of these must hold membership at MBIFM, CBIFM or FBIFM level.
To nominate an individual for this award the sponsor must submit a statement of up to two A4 pages evidencing how the nominee meets the criteria, along with additional evidence supporting the submission including, letters of achievement, newspaper articles, full CV of individual outlining their whole career in FM.
This Award has a different process to the rest of the categories, the entry is judged and assessed by a judging panel and may, if needed, call upon the nominator and supporters for further evidence, information if needed. There are no finalists in this category and the winner is announced at the BIFM Awards ceremony.
NOMINATIONS IN THIS CATEGORY ARE FREE AND HAVE A SEPARATE DEADLINE OF 30 JUNE 2017.