PS/951/H A4 Quality Principal

Location: Headquarters, WGC, Herts
Role: Police Staff
Department: Quality Department/ Scientific Services
Closing Date: 17-12-18
Working within the BCH Scientific Services, an opportunity has arisen for a Quality Principal within the Quality Department.

The role holder will manage an assigned portfolio of work that will assist in the delivery of ISO 17025 and/or 17020 accreditation into forensic disciplines new to scope and ensure on-going compliance and continual improvement of existing forensic disciplines, under supervision of the Quality Manager. The role holder will also contribute to achieving the vision, purpose and values of Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Constabularies.

The successful candidate will have a scientific and/or forensic background through either relevant A-level, degree or industry experience and have quality and technical experience of working within a successfully accredited quality environment. They must be able to evidence project management experience, have an understanding of International Accreditation Standards: BS EN ISO/IEC 17025 and BS EN ISO 17020 along with experience of UKAS initial assessment and surveillance programmes.

There is no requirement for shift or weekend work attached to this role, core office hours between Monday and Friday apply. The role will require you to travel across all three forces when required.

Applicants should answer an expression of interest in no more than 500 words of how you meet the minimum entry requirements.

It is mandated for successful candidates to provide DNA (mouth swab) and / or fingerprint reference sample for anti-contamination purposes.

JPS endeavour to reflect the diverse communities we serve and to build an inclusive workforce where everyone is valued and respected. We actively encourage applications from underrepresented or minority groups.

For further information or an informal chat please contact Ash Beaumont on 01480 422224.

All applications must be submitted through our online recruitment website by clicking the apply button below.

**Please note that this advert will be live to Redeployee's throughout the recruitment of this advert. Any redeployee that applies will only need to evidence against the minimum entry requirements of the role profile. They will take priority over other candidates at any point during the recruitment process up until a final offer is produced and you will be notified if this happens.**

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