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  • Job reference: RMS0181731

Governance Systems Quality Assurance Manager

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 28/06/2017
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
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The Role:

Management System Policy and Framework, Control and Maintenance, Certification and Approval, Audit and Review, System Conformance, Compliance and Performance Feedback, Support to Business Improvement.

The scope of the role covers acting as Management representative with responsibility for ensuring that the Management Systems comply with organisational, customer and other interested parties needs and the requirements of any national/international standards and codes of practice, legal or statutory requirements within the industry sectors the business operates to develop, deploy and manage Business Management System, in accordance with

Customer, Regulatory and Business needs through the development and maintenance of an SHSEQ Governance system that includes a programme of internal auditing, management review and key performance indicators so as to facilitate achievement of business goals and to assure compliance to customer standards.

They will interface with Customers, External bodies and lead the response to external audit requests.

Coordination of SHSEQ improvement plans across the business, driving continuous improvement and embedding Assurance across the organisation.

Coordinate SHSEQ internal corrective and preventive action activities and assure effective and efficient close out of actions.

The role specifically includes responsibility the day-to-day management and interface with the Security Controller who role is appointed though the Operations board. As such, the Security Controller function under the delated authority of the board is an executive one, however, overall contractual responsibility remains with the Board of Directors.

The specific aspects associated with the security controller are is for interpreting, implementing and monitoring security controls for the appropriate protection of government classified assets (PMI) held on sites

Key Activities / Decision Areas

Establish and communicate the required management system frameworks from which will operate and deliver its strategic aims and objectives. This includes integration and adoption of any AE Group/ANN SHSEQ management system integration requirements

In conjunction with the relevant Service Function and Business Unit leads (Policy & Process Owners), establish and define the Policies, Practices and Governance needed for current and future business needs.

Ensure that processes are in place to ensure that the risks and impacts to the Management Systems, Policies and Frameworks are understood and managed in terms of new, obsolete or changes to applicable legislation, statute, codes and standards

Compliance with the HMG Security Policy Framework (SPF) and any associated Defence and Nuclear requirements for current Client needs and future stakeholder needs. The SPF covers the following requirements:
o Governance, Risk Management & Compliance
o Protective Marking & Asset Control
o Personnel Security
o Information Security & Assurance
o Physical Security

* Ensure that all SHSEQ issues are effectively communicated and that site information and legislative changes are identified and followed up
* Ensure that there is a satisfactory SHSEQ interface up and down the company supply chain
o Employees are clear on the SHSEQ strategic aims and objectives of the company and how they can impact these
o Develop and foster a common company SHSEQ culture
* Ensure that regular reporting of SHSEQ Performance and issues are effectively communicated through the forums and formats established by the Operations Board and Operations team and as well as provision of other performance reports required by the business
o Breaches of Security, HSE and Contract Quality requirements
o Major Non-Conformances from Audit and Review
o HSE statistics
o Customer Complaints
Functional Budget Management & Control
 Ensure that the SHSEQ Management System spend is managed within the agreed budget and integrity of Financial delegated authority is maintained
 Provide an input into the budget planning process for all projected Management System spend in respect to the functions and Companies SHSEQ Opex, Capex, Training and Developments needs

The Company:
Your future in Nuclear. Specialising in the design and manufacture of bespoke engineering solutions for the nuclear energy, nuclear decommissioning and defence markets, our client is a key player. They design, engineer, manufacture, assemble, test, commission and install, as well as offering ongoing specialist support services. They are a core subsidiary of a global Italian group that operates in over 90 countries and is Italy's largest supplier, installer and service provider in this sector.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

 Significant senior management experience within the Engineering, Defence, or Energy Sectors within a SHEQ role.
 Having undertaken a SHE Management role.
 A good influencer, somebody who is able to work effectively with cross-functional colleagues and customers to achieve business goals.
 Technically competent and able to use own initiative to provide solutions to problems.
 Systematic, thorough with strong analytical skills
 Knowledge of ISO 9001, 14000 and OSHAS 18001
 NEBOSH Diploma
 Experience of developing and implementing processes and procedures.
 Lead auditor experience

 Successful applicant will be required to be security cleared to at least SC level without restrictions for this appointment

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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