2 July 2001
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UKAS JOB DESCRIPTION
Job Location: Office/Home Based
Reports to: Accreditation Manager or Development Manager
To manage the provision of assessment services to allocated organisations in accordance with UKAS’
policies and procedures to meet both UKAS’ objectives and customers’ expectations.
Key Contacts (Internal):
Key Contacts (External):
Accreditation/Development Managers Customer Organisations:
Directors, Senior Managers,
Administrative Support &
Management & Administrative Staff
Suppliers’ Directors & Senior Managers
Government Departments Senior Managers
Manage assessment teams and act as main point of contact for customers to ensure that the
accreditation process (including assessment for Directives and Regulations) is carried out in
accordance with UKAS procedures and the requirements of the appropriate accreditation standard.
Manage own accreditation caseload to ensure that routine surveillance and re-assessment work,
extensions to scope, and subsequent action is undertaken correctly and to time and cost schedules
utilising the necessary resources and technical expertise.
Participate in/carry out contract review in accordance with UKAS procedures.
Identify, appoint, monitor and manage the performance of assessors to ensure that the appropriate
technical expertise is used in accordance with the requirements of UKAS in a cost effective and
Act as lead and/or technical assessor where appropriate (including in support of other Assessment
Managers) in accordance with UKAS methodology and procedures.
Provide reports of all assessment work (and review reports of sub-contract assessors) including