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Group Head of Product Assurance

Group Head of Product Assurance

Job title: Group Head of Product Assurance
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £70000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits package, car allowance
Start date: 2022-08-02
Reference: BH-18078
Contact name: Marcus Bird
Contact email:
Published: 13 days ago

Job description

Your in depth understanding of Product Assurance across supply chains could provide an immediate benefit to our top-tier defence client. As a Group Head of Product Assurance, you will have a strategic view with aim to develop and improve supply chain quality management across the organisation. Your ability to influence positive change will be welcomed, and your experience strategising and networking should prove valuable.

You will have the opportunity to work with a high performing, and motivated team, who help design and produce products and systems to meet the needs of various militaries. An excellent opportunity to show your breadth of knowledge around Assurance and Supply Chain Management, whilst developing your commercial and strategic skills.

About the job
The Group Head of Product Assurance is required to join a talented Quality team. Along with strong technical competencies and capabilities, the role requires an enhanced level of leadership, management, and soft skills to support in directing an international supply chain, whilst developing and implementing a global quality vision, shared supply chain quality view and improvement plan.

Role Responsibilities
  • Develop new relationships through collaboration with other internal supply chain entities and external suppliers.
  • Provide independent quality reporting (supply chain quality risks & issues).
  • Assure that suppliers across the globe are compliant with contractual quality requirements.
  • Facilitate Quality related Supply Chain Processes.
  • Perform proactive supplier surveillance.
  • Assess & advise on incoming inspection requirements.
About you
As a Group Head of Product Assurance, your skills and qualifications will include:
  • Senior level Supply Chain Management experience for international development & manufacturing organisations.
  • History of strategically managing and developing international teams.
Desirable experience
  • Achieved or working towards Chartership in Quality.
  • Confidence and gravitas when reporting and presenting to a range of stakeholders.
  • Able to interpret mechanical and electrical engineering drawings, diagrams, and schematics.
Group Head of Product Assurance, Quality Assurance, Senior Leadership, Supply Chain.
On-site position in Hertfordshire, with opportunity for flexible working arrangements.
Competitive salary, excellent bonus scheme, comprehensive pension package, car allowance.
Professional development opportunities.

Key skills: Quality Assurance, Management, Leadership, Defence, Supply Chain.

Superb opportunity to work for a leading defence company in a highly visible and critical role.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, to SC level.

This is a permanent position. 

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