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Quality Assurance Manager




The Hague Netherlands

Quality Assurance Manager
Rate: NEG
The Candidate
A stickler for the detail, you will be a highly personable, commercially aware Quality professional. You will have experience in the delivery of quality solutions across NATO, the MoD, civil service or wider armed forces. Diplomatic, organised and knowledgeable you will also be exceptional at the building and management of stakeholder relationships, both internally and externally.
The role
Role responsibilities:
* Support of QA progress and relevant processes in the implementation and maintenance of the Quality Management System
* Planning of QA activities supporting projects planning and execution, providing engineering expertise in the area of product/process evaluation and improvement
* Defining quality requirements for new project and for the bidder technical evaluation in the context of different procurement methods
* Reviewing contractor/subcontractor QA plans and procedures and measuring performance
* Providing engineering expertise in the area of quality assurance/quality control activities such as inspections, walkthroughs and audits during all the project planning and execution stages
* Leading and executing inspections and audits at contractors and subcontractors facilities as required
* Supporting the QA management in identifying project related risks to bring to the attention of senior management
* Assisting provision to QA management in the delegation of contractors and subcontractors activities to Government Quality Assurance Authorities (GQA)
* Put in place relevant safety requirements especially in AMDC2 systems and subsystems
* Managment QA monitoring of contractor and NATO test activities.
The opportunity
As an experienced QA professional, here you will be pivotal in the maintenance and delivery of the QA plan, a plan that ensures business continuity. Not only responsible for establishing and maintaining safety you will be helping to further develop the framework that supports continuous service improvement. The location of this role will be in The Hague for an initial contract of one year with further extensions likely.
The company

MCR is the trusted leader in integrated program management solutions. We have long provided solutions across the defence community and have an enviable reputation of delivery. For more information about MCR, LLC career opportunities, please visit .
Minimum Requirements
* Degree or equivalent work experience
* Extensive experience in quality management / assurance and quality control activities for large, software-intensive systems,
* Experience in leading internal or external audits in an IT business environment
* Experience in briefing large (international) audiences on quality management / assurance and quality control related matters
* Experience in risk management and the establishment and execution of related processes
* Sound knowledge of, and experience in, NATO QA policy and related AQAP documents and other international organisation standards
* Certification in project/technical management processes in line with recognised standards
* Certification as auditor
* General knowledge on functional safety concepts, e.g. IEC 61508 and relevant system and SW IEC and IEEE safety standards
* Ability to obtain NATO Security Clearance
* Citizen of NATO
* Ability to work in the host country without restriction
Non-essential requirements
* A university degree (MSc level) at a nationally recognised / certified university in a subject related to the position (e.g. Quality Engineering, Computer Science)
If you think that you have the right skills and experience to fill this role, please hit apply below, or for an informal chat ahead of applying please contact me directly at .
MCR, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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IT - QA and Test
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