• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Assessment Manager – Rail and Rolling Stock

Upwards of £45,000 + benefits

UK based

Remote working

The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) is looking for a skilled and experienced candidate to take on the exciting and varied role of Assessment Manager within our Rail team. This role will be specifically focusing on clients delivering conformity assessment of rail based products and independent safety assessment, common safety method risk evaluation assessment within the key sub-systems comprising rolling stock, energy, infrastructure and signalling.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Have a good understanding of product and process compliance systems applicable to the rail sector, preferably using ISO/IEC 17065, ISO/IEC 17020 and ISO/IEC 17025.
  • Be customer-focused with excellent interpersonal, communication and organisation skills.
  • Have experience in organisation auditing or assessment.
  • Be educated to degree level and preferably hold registration with the Engineering Council in a related discipline. This is desirable, but not essential. Practical experience in a relevant discipline will also be taken into consideration.

The Role

The post calls for someone with a real passion for quality and hands-on experience in Rail and Rolling Stock.

The work will be both engaging and rewarding. This is an opportunity to work in the public interest for the world’s leading accreditation body.

The Assessment Manager is the key focal point for customers. You’ll be expected to meet their reasonable accreditation expectations with objectivity, diligence, and excellent customer service.

The Assessment Manager will also be responsible for:

  • Selecting assessment teams
  • Establishing the assessment approach
  • Leading the assessment and coordinating the team
  • Collating and reporting each assessment
  • Progressing each assessment project from start to finish

The position involves extensive travel, mainly within the UK, with frequent overnight stays.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Fostering a Culture of Belonging

UKAS is proud to be the United Kingdom’s sole Accreditation Body. We wouldn’t be able to do what we do without a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experiences. UKAS is committed to promoting a culture of belonging and values the differences and uniqueness that everyone brings to the organisation.

We welcome candidates across all types of backgrounds, circumstances, and identities to support our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) commitments.

Applications from those looking to undertake this role on a part-time basis would be welcomed.

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