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Employment Type:  Full/Part Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  Excellent Salary & Benefits

Bridgwater, GB

Career Area:  Project Management & Business Change

Quality Assurance Manager

A career that will deliver change. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero.  
•    Location: Bridgwater  
•    Salary Competitive salary + Benefits
•    Permanent
•    Full Time
•    Closing Date: 18th May 2021
•    Interview date: TBC


The Opportunity

EDF Energy have an exciting new opportunity for a Quality Assurance Manager Bridgwater working on Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, one of Europe’s largest infrastructure projects. 
As a Quality Assurance Manager, you will be responsible for identifying and maintaining a current record of the external and internal factors that inform the requirements for NNB’s management system.  External factors include relevant legislation, regulations and standard, and EDF policies.  Internal factors include NNB policies and governance arrangements.  Overall, NNB’s management system should be consistent with best practice arrangements for large, complex major infrastructure design and construction projects. You will support the Quality Strategy Manager in acting as the gateway for the introduction of new and revised IMS procedures.  Your primary responsibilities be to define the requirements for the IMS and ensuring the requirements are integrated into the IMS processes and procedures. The IMS scope includes requirements of quality, health and safety, environment, information security and nuclear specific requirements. 


The Person


Day to Day Responsibilities: 


•    Implement and continual improve the Integrated Management Systems (IMS) Strategy by means of the approved IMS implementation plan
•    Ensure the IMS addresses all relevant internal and external requirements and ensure they are captured in compliance matrices
•    Work closely with the Process Architects to ensure IMS procedures and supporting process architecture are maintained to meet the needs of the HPC delivery programme
•    Manage the team of IMS (Quality) Engineers who are responsible for facilitating audits by external certification bodies and Support IMS (Quality) Engineers in this facilitation and in maintaining appropriate relationships with the external certification bodies
•    Receive input from the NNB/HPC internal audit and independent assessment team, identifying opportunities for improvements to the IMS
•    Perform oversight of the process owners within the HPC organisation, reporting on their progress in maintaining and improving their local processes
•    Develop the internal integrated management system audit schedule which is based on a risk-based assessment of the IMS processes and procedures
•    Ensure the performance of the internal integrated management system audits to ensure audits are completed to-plan and deliver value to the HPC project


The Skills

You will be characterised by the following knowledge, qualifications and experience:


•    A clear and considerable understanding of quality management best practice for deployment by large, complex and contract-led organisations
•    Knowledge of National and International standards such as, ISO 9001, ISO14001 and ISO45001
•    Knowledge of ‘what good looks like’ based on knowledge gained from partners and supply chain organisations integrated management systems
•    ONC/HNC or Degree in an appropriate subject or equivalent
•    Possess a recognised Quality qualification
•    Be qualified as a Lead Auditor with experience of completing supply chain audits


Desirable knowledge, qualifications and experience:


•    Knowledge of working within a regulated industry
•    Member of the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI)
•    Be qualified as a Lead Auditor with experience of completing supply chain audits

Competitive Salary & Benefits


At EDF we’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives.  We’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. 
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits listed below:  
Benefits Relevant to Role Advertised  
•    Company incentive bonus plan  
•    Flexible benefits 
•    Cycle to work scheme  
•    Critical illness insurance  
•    Financial wellness tool 
•    EDF discounts & products 
•    Technology vouchers  
•    Travel insurance  
•    Discounts & employee pricing  


Why EDF? 

Join us in helping Britain Achieve Net Zero


We're EDF and together we’re working to create a cleaner energy future for everyone.  From our engineers to our customer service advisors, our scientists to our apprentices, every single one of us is committed to reducing the UK’s carbon emissions to zero.


We proudly work together to champion a low carbon lifestyle and collaborate widely in our search for innovations to achieve more. 


We’re about the people who work with us – a rich and unique mix of backgrounds and experiences that’s vital to shaping a strong and fresh-thinking organisation like ours. Whoever you are and wherever you come from, we’ll embrace the difference you bring and give you opportunities to thrive and succeed.  
Join us. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero. 


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