The role is key within the technical team, reporting to the Director of Certification Programs and will be based in London, UK (variable). The role will oversee and manage the team of Standard specific Technical Managers ensuring consistency in product design, a solid internal quality management system, and delivering on schedule and on budget products relevant to the market and our customers. The expected outcome of the role will be an organized, consistent, up to date market satisfying set of technical standards and supporting documents delivered on time.

Job purpose

The role is key within the technical team, reporting to the Director of Certification Programs and will be based in London, UK (variable).

The business delivers a world-respected suite of brand protection, supply chain assessment, and certification Standards and services. Delivered through a network of certification bodies and delivery partners who both sell and deliver our products. BRCGS also directly sells several products pre- and post-certification which offer significant opportunities for growth.

The role will oversee and manage the team of Standard specific Technical Managers  ensuring consistency in product design, a solid internal quality management system, and delivering on schedule and on  budget products relevant to the market and our customers. They will work with other departments, coordinating activities with business development, training, marketing and sales. The role will have responsibility for working with stakeholder Technical Working Groups, Technical Advisory Committees, and other industry partners to ensure product design is fit for purpose and successful.

The successful individual will combine a strong organizational and project management talent with a good technical understanding of sectors in the market, particularly food manufacturing, retailing and supply chain. Specific experience in certification body operations would be an asset.

Key to the success of the role is the detailed work, and the ability to coordinate cross functionally within the larger organization.

The expected outcome of the role will be an organized, consistent, up to date market satisfying set of technical standards and supporting documents delivered on time.