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This position concerns support related to the development, implementation and maintenance of the Corporate Directorates ISO 9001 Management System, in specific in the Estates and Facilities Management Department of the Directorate of Internal Services. The concerned tasks include:

  • Define and document the organisation’s processes and update the existing processes
  • Monitor the status of the audit findings and make sure corrective actions are put in place
  • Support the preparation of the QMS Management review
  • Lead the non-conformance review boards in the Facility Management domain: analyse the non-conformances, review the corrective/preventive actions
  • Analyse the complaints in the Facility Management domain and issue complaint reports to the customers
  • Support the user surveys implementation, the analysis and monitor the improvement plans
  • Support risks assessments
  • Provide quality assurance support to projects and services,
  • Train the HIF-E Staff to the Quality Management System and maintain the training material
  • Prepare and conduct internal and 2nd party quality audits in the Corporate Directorates area


  • Educational background in industrial engineering, in economics and/or business administration.
  • Minimum of 5 year experience in the Quality Management System and Quality assurance
  • Experience in Facility Management domain and 2nd party audits in the domain
  • Experience leading quality audits, in particular with regards to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and ISO 50001 standards and other international standards
  • Relevant professional work experience in process engineering, preferably in the space domain as well as exposure to engineering concepts.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are needed, together with a high degree organisational and communication abilities, and comfortable with working in a diverse and multinational team environment
  • Fluency in the English language, spoken and written, as well as knowledge of another European language is an asset.

We offer:

  • Attractive remuneration package.
  • Up to 30 vacation days & additional 12 public holidays based on the 40h working week.
  • Advice from our Learning & Development Specialist on most suitable training/courses.
  • Extra budget and up to 5 extra days off for your professional development.
  • Pension contribution to a tailor-made pension scheme.
  • Yearly subscription to the ESTEC gym facilities and a swimming pool.
  • Assistance with relocation in case you are moving to The Netherlands from abroad.

Ready for this new challenge? Apply now and let’s get in touch!

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Job Information

Job Reference: BBBH2448_1673451647
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Aerospace / Aviation
Job Locations: The Hague area
Job Types: Permanent

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