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Quality Assurance Lead


Bridgwater, England

Quality Assurance Lead

Location: Bridgwater, England
Category: Quality
Job ID: CMS0002E1

Your Impact:

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow, and succeed – today and into tomorrow.
Our Critical Mission Solutions business – we are invested in you and your success. Everything we do – whether Aerospace, Defence, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications – is more than just a project. It is our challenge as human beings, too. That is why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It is our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world’s greatest challenges and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

About the opportunity:

The Quality Assurance lead as an embedded key member of the Programme senior leadership team, supports the Programme Director in discharging their responsibilities against the project delivery principles: Safety, Quality, Schedule and Cost. The key objective is to ensure that quality is delivered within the HPC Programme and by the Programme’s supply chain, consistently (safely, efficiently, and right first time) compliant with the project quality arrangements.

As the leader of programme quality delivery, the QAL will directly support, influence, direct and instruct as appropriate to ensure that Programme’s quality needs are defined, communicated, and delivered both within the Programme and the supporting departments.

The Quality Assurance lead is responsible for ensuring that all the Quality needs and milestones of a dedicated Programme are performed through the Quality Department. The post holder will work according to processes and procedures defined by the Quality Department, in a context and direction set by the Programme Director. 

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s What You’ll Need: 

Significant experience in delivering major projects, preferably in the nuclear power sector, with significant focus on project quality, and with a specific engineering discipline expert knowledge.
Experience and skills in leading a team of Quality professionals
Position requires a dynamic individual who is a team player and has a solid understanding of the quality processes in major projects across engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning.
Strong awareness of working in an international quality environment.
Significant experience in ensuring compliance with National and International standards such as
GSR Part 2and ISO 9001 and an understanding of nuclear site licence conditions.
The ability to influence the Quality aspects of complex contractor and subcontractor supplier relationships nationally and internationally.
Should possess a recognised Quality qualification and accreditation.
Fluent in English language, preferably with some French language skills.
Pro-active and flexible, being prepared to plan and work on own initiative across a broad range of issues to drive performance against all dimensions of the quality systems.

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can. 

Our Culture:

We’re invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. 

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Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.


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