Senior Quality Officer

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Senior Quality Officer
24 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Quality Officer

Create a world without dementia

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

Position: Senior Quality Officer (ISO9001)
Location: London
Contract type: Fixed term - 2 years
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: GBP35,683 per annum (actual)

Closing date: 3 August 2017
Interview date: To be confirmed

About the role:

The Society has recently taken the decision to introduce the ISO9001 quality management system for its flagship services across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. This will be done through internal audits, delivering a programme of continuous improvement and regular monitoring and reporting against the ISO9001 requirements.

The postholder will play a pivotal role in the implementation and ongoing quality management of all ISO9001 activity across the society. They will act as a champion and source of expertise and insight for colleagues across the Society in the application, assurance and continuous improvements benefits of quality standards and the ISO9001 standard in particular.

They will work closely with the Quality and Risk Manager to enable the Society to achieve its strategic vision of quality accredited and accessible products and services. The role will be critical helping to establish and embed a culture of continuous improvement, maintaining our commitment to excellence, and raise awareness of quality assurance in general and ISO9001 in particular.

About you:

This key technical role calls for proven experience working in quality assurance roles and with ISO9001 in a service organisation. A related professional qualification for instance in quality assurance or project management is desirable. In any case you will have a good working understanding of the role and purpose of quality management systems and models, together a good track record in managing projects, developing and monitoring plans and working with others to deliver against planned milestones.

Educated to degree level or with a similar level of experience with a results orientated, proactive approach, outstanding organisational and IT skills, you will be a skilful problem solver able to influence upwards to achieve change.

You will be comfortable working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders, able to think strategically to recognise interdependencies across the organisation, and offer constructive challenge where necessary to the status quo.

So if you are a pragmatic, hands-on and highly motivated professional with a wealth of experience in quality assurance and ISO9001 in a service organisation we would love to hear from you.

Alzheimer's Society is committed to equal opportunities.

You may have experience of the following: Senior Quality Officer, ISO9001, Project Management, Risk Management, Continuous Improvement, Quality Management System. Quality Assurance, etc.

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