Head of Quality


Up to £50,000 + Excellent Benefits


Posted 1 month ago

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Acre is excited to be partnered exclusively with a global engineering business to identify a Head of Quality. This is a new position created due to the company's recent success and growth. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the Quality and Business Improvement function across multiple, large-scale construction projects in both the UK and Northern Europe.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the Executive Team by coordinating the quality strategy and leading on all continuous improvement initiatives
  • Facilitating the development and implementation of the ISO accredited management systems in each business unit in order to improve quality, efficiency and safety
  • Providing coaching and mentoring to stakeholders of all levels to promote the understanding and application of the quality and continuous improvement requirements
  • Maintaining knowledge of current quality management practices, trends and technologies by developing working relationships and participating in exchange groups, associations and committees
  • Providing outstanding leadership and direction to ensure successful delivery of corporate quality policies, processes and systems
This position will suit a confident and engaging Quality professional with a background in the construction, infrastructure or engineering sectors. The successful person must also be willing to travel across the UK and occasionally to Scandinavia.

They will also have:

  • Good knowledge and practical experience of developing, implementing and improving quality management systems
  • ISO 9001 Lead Auditor qualification
  • Experience with continuous improvement implementation, through a TQM, TPM, LEAN or Six Sigma type programme
  • Ideally chartered membership of the Quality Institute or similar professional body
  • Excellent communication and engagement skills
This exciting opportunity will give an individual the chance to work for a sector-leading organisation in a newly created but highly strategic Head of Quality position. If you feel you have the correct skill set then please don't hesitate to apply.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Jonathan Goldsmith +44 (0)207 400 5570

Job Ref. BBBH7354