Chief Quality Control and Assurance

  • ABIG
  • Apr 17, 2019 - May 17, 2019
Full time Management QA-Quality Control Investment Management

Job Description

Position Information:

Job Title: Chief Quality Control &Assurance Officer (CQC & AO)
Department: Quality Control & Assurance
Location: Addis Ababa
Specific Location: ABIG Head Office

Job Category: Management

Reports To: CEO

Job Purpose:

The Chief Quality Control & Assurance Officer (CQC & AO), plans, organizes, directs, coordinates and controls the overall Quality Control and Assurance activities of the company. Initiates and fosters sound strategies, policies and procedures to enhance the quality control and assurance activities of the company. As the company’s senior management, the CQC & AO is accountable for the overall quality issues of the group companies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Provide leadership and strategic direction to the companies’ overall quality assurance and control programs
  2. Devise and establish the companies’ quality procedures, standards and Specifications
  3. Review customer requirements and make sure they are met
  4. Make sure that manufacturing or production processes meet international and national Quality standards
  5. Look at ways to reduce waste and increase efficiency
  6. Define quality procedures in conjunction with operating staff
  7. Set up and maintain controls and documentation, Process, procedures, and policy
  8. Monitor and follow up implementation of  Quality related process, procedures and policy
  9. Monitor Performance by gathering relevant data and producing statistical reports
  10. Make suggestions for changes and improvements and how to implement them
  11. Use relevant quality tools and make sure managers and other staff understand how to improve the business
  12. Make sure the company is working as effectively as possible to keep up with Competitors
  13. Prepare reports and other documentation required by regulatory agencies and to support the quality function
  14. Schedule and perform quality audits and reports findings to the CEO, V/CEO/COO and Director Operations; develop corrective action plans and ensure timely resolution of findings
  15. Work closely with other senior management members and advises them on quality assurance and other related issues
  16. Coach and mentor key personnel in the quality department; ensure their constant professional growth, and assist them in the execution of their duties where necessary
  17. Perform other duties as required.

Education & Experience

  • BSC Degree in Chemistry, Biology or other related fields from recognized university. MSC Degree is in the above or related filed of studies highly preferred.
  • A minimum of 15 years’ professional experience on Quality Management, control and assurance areas out of which Five years as Quality Control and Assurance Director or equivalent position at Food and Beverage Sector.
  • Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

 

Skills and Personal Attributes

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Data/statistical analytical abilities
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed.