Company: Jacobs
Skills: QA / QC / Inspection
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Riyadh, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia

Posting Title: Quality Assurance Manager

What if...

... we showed you how we're solving the world's greatest challenges by transforming intangible ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world?

At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems. We turn abstract ideas into realities that transform thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing. With a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific, and project delivery for the government and private sector .

About the opportunity

As part of the Service Validation and Testing function, you will support the client team with the development and implementation of each project/programme test strategy and project/release test plan, including its management of Systems Integration Testing (SIT) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT), and conduct of Test Assurance activities. You will support the client in carrying out all testing within the Live Environment, including Service Acceptance Testing (SAT) and Pilot Testing, Operational Acceptance Testing (OAT) and Managing the provision of Non-Live Environments for testing and test tools.

Your responsibilities will include
• Reviewing requirements to ensure quality standards are met
• Lead, manage and integrate multi-function QA engineering teams; direct QA resources to deliver packages of work / services which can include new products and / or complex upgrades, utilising new and existing technologies, requiring multiple interfaces with customers / suppliers.
• Engineering & scope compliance.
• Defining quality procedures in conjunction with operating staff
• Use relevant quality tools and making sure managers and other staff understanding how to improve the business
• Delivery of a significant portfolio of QA surveillance, engaging with a broad range of stakeholders with a clear focus on supplier and supply chain performance and provision of independent assurance to Delivery teams of supplier performance and risk.
• Integrate and direct solution development to meet a coherent and prioritised set of requirements, tailor and apply QA processes and tools and approaches to develop innovative and creative solutions to customer requirements.
• Conduct and manage the delivery of QA surveillance in support of risk management, supplier oversight/assurance, verification, validation and acceptance.
• Provide supplier performance information and Chair quality interface meetings with Defence suppliers.
• Perform a Function Development Officer (FDO) or Technical Discipline Lead role.
• Deploy the GQA Framework within a major project, service or Platform producing the QA Plan and specifying the quality assurance aspects in the Through Life Management Plan.

About you
• The post-holder will hold a bachelor's or master's degree in a relevant subject
• You will be a member of the Charter Quality Institute (CQI) or other relevant professional body.
• Knowledge of Ministry of Defense processes and systems
• Ability to interpret QA and wider engineering policy and rules, and provide advice to multiple stakeholders.
• Ability to interpret management information, provide relevant business insights to the senior leadership team to help shape Portfolio QA strategy and policy and develop solutions to mitigate potential risks and shortfalls.
• Prior experience in a Quality Management position in the telecommunications engineering sector is required
• Prior experience in the Middle East, preferably Saudi Arabia, is required

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions - we're committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we've gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You'll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too - from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you'll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals - all at a single global company.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs .