Rhodes College has appointed retired provincial Director of Public Prosecutions, Recommend Les Roberts as the College’s first Ombudsperson. His two-year appointment expires in 2022.
Recommend Roberts holds Bachelor of Arts and LLB degrees from Rhodes College. He lectured on the Law College between 2003 and 2013. After graduating from the College, he worked for the Department of Justice as Prosecutor till he grew to alter into the Eastern Cape Attorney-Total in 1993. The title modified to Director of Public Prosecutions in 1998. He retired in 2001.
The Ombudsman’s role is to create a suitable channel for the final resolution for complaints intriguing stakeholders the build the existing College constructions and processes are deemed by complainants to be insufficient.
The Ombud’s Place of work is independent of the College’s constructions and is now not an agent for the College or any of its constructions.
The Ombud’s Place of work does now not goal to substitute any of the College’s existing constructions. Quite the opposite, it seeks to complement and supplement these constructions in the pastime of administrative justice.
Complainants must consume the customary College procedures old to intriguing the Ombud. If concerns remain unresolved they may per chance per chance be referred to the Ombud. Ought to or now not it’s established that the on hand College channels occupy now not been totally explored, the Ombud will refer complainants again to the College.
“I’d purchase to search out the publish discovering its feet and organising itself as a helpful instrument for guaranteeing harmonious relationships for the duration of the larger Rhodes College crew. Based on the Ombud’s phrases of reference, the Ombud totally turns into concerned if all diverse that you just can imagine procedures had been exhausted and if an aggrieved occasion then invokes the Ombud’s companies and products,” Roberts stated.
The gap of labor of the Ombud also will be reached by job of electronic mail: [email protected]
Please stumble on linked phrases of reference to the distance of labor of the Ombud.