UKAS has a vacancy for an Assessment Manager to be responsible primarily for the accreditation of medical laboratories.
It is expected that the successful applicant will:
- Have relevant medical laboratory experience and sound technical knowledge in any of the range of the disciplines found within a medical laboratory.
- Be educated to degree level, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline.
- Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, being able to effectively communicate with staff, management and clients at all levels.
- Ideally have experience in medical laboratory auditing or assessment with a mind-set of adding value.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of the assessment activities associated with a range of medical laboratories and will involve assessment to ISO 15189.
The role comprises a blend of customer management activities, quality system and technical/clinical assessments. Demonstrable knowledge and experience of validation or verification in a range of technical activities will be useful but not essential.
Extensive UK travel with overnight stays and some overseas travel is required as part of this demanding role.
If you would like to discuss the details of this vacancy please contact Ben Courtney on 01784 429000