Manager, Quality Assurance


Company Type


Department: Quality Assurance


Overall Summary:


Provides specialized technical expertise in support of the Quality program, including specialized inspection and testing techniques, quality training, statistical methods, audits, quality tools for problem solving and assessment. Creates inspection reports stating the conditions of a work area to ensure requirements are met. Makes recommendations for corrective action. Applies knowledge of quality systems and tools to validate and verify contractually required standards for project execution. Implements principles of performance evaluation and prediction methods are used to improve product systems safety, reliability, and maintainability. Responsible for maintaining quality standard of products and the procedures and materials that go into work scope. Aligns quality management function with the performance needs of product lines. Under general direction, is accountable for the performance and results of a related discipline or sub-group within a function. Manages the delivery of functional objectives by providing leadership and direction to team members. Participates in the development of functional strategy and may be responsible for global processes and procedures. Skills required for this job are typically acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree and 9+ years of experience. Strong preference will be given to Saudi Nationals.


Lead a QA Team in the preparation, implementation and monitoring of the project quality plan in accordance with client and company requirements to ensure the delivery of a quality project. The role requires the application of quality systems and tools to validate and verify contractually required standards for project execution. Experience with ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certification process required.


Reporting To: Engineering Manager


Job Grade: SQUL50 | Manager, Quality Assurance


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage a QA Team to successfully deliver the project to the required quality standards.
  • Establish the Project Management System
  • Develop, implement and monitor the Project Quality Plan.
  • Communication of the quality plan and its objectives to staff, consultants and contractors.
  • Support all project process owners in the development and implementation of their plans and procedures and the monitoring of their performance on all quality matters.
  • Develop and implement audit schedules and plans, including unannounced visits.
  • Carry out and/or lead internal and external audits.
  • Develop statistical reports on Quality Performance.
  • Identify and communicate lessons learned.
  • Coordinate and manage any 3rd Party Audits as required.

Qualification & Years of Experience:


  • Minimum of 15 years of experience working in an environment where multi-projects, e.g. 20+ are underway in parallel, i.e. Portfolio of engineering.
  • Experienced in the certification process, and implementation and compliance to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.
  • Minimum of 5+ years in a management role.
  • Undergraduate Degree.
  • Relevant QA Qualification.
  • Excellent report writing and communication skills.
  • Preferably previous experience working in the Middle East for global engineering company with contract(s) with National Oil Companies (NOC).
  • Previous work with Saudi Aramco.

Key Skills & Technical Competencies:

  • Leadership
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Accepts responsibility
  • Manage Change
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Business Process Thinking


Quality, Health, Safety and Environment

Primary Location

SA-Eastern Province-Al Khobar

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