Senior Assurance Manager


£Competitive + Benefits


Posted 3 weeks ago

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Acre is delighted to be working with an independent non-profit organisation that sets standards for sustainable sourcing globally, to hire a confident Senior Assurance Manager.

Reporting to the Head of Standards, you will lead on delivering improvements to the organisation's assurance system. Ensuring the rigorous and credible nature of the accreditation process and working closely with internal teams, you will be maintaining the high levels of respect held by external stakeholders, ensuring their further support of the wider programme.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining and overseeing the assurance system; reviewing, reporting and ensuring continuous improvement
  • Ensuring compliance with operational and governance requirements of GSSI, ISEAL Assurance Code, and relevant ISO standards
  • Developing benchmark and equivalence guidelines, providing regular evaluation, reporting, and communication where appropriate
  • Leading an effective working relationship with the organisation's accreditation body, ASI working closely with internal teams
The successful individual will be a strong technical project manager who will be experienced in assurance and have good working knowledge of ISO standards and their application.

Skills and capabilities include:

  • Experience of developing and delivering assurance programs, preferably related to auditing for conformity with standards
  • Knowledge of benchmarking standards such as the GSSI and ISEAL codes of good practice
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, presentation skills and the ability to represent externally at a high level
  • Ability to successfully manage relationships with other organisations, colleagues, stakeholders and collaborators, preferably in an international context
This is an exciting opportunity for a values-driven individual to ensure the future proofing of a highly credible non-profit organisation at the cutting edge of sustainable supply chains globally. If you are interested in this Senior Assurance Manager role, please apply below.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Liam Goldsworthy +44 (0)207 400 5570

Job Ref. BBBH7556