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Senior Quality Advisor

  • Location: Great Yarmouth
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Oil and gas - offshore
  • Contact: Lewis Hobin
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 22 April 2021
  • Job Ref: 2021-17550_1616489675

Worley is looking to recruit a Senior Quality Advisor to be based in our Great Yarmouth office on a permanent basis.

Reporting lines:

Reports to: Wind HSE Team Lead / Energy Offshore Quality Manager

Direct reports: Assurance Administrator

Key interfaces: HSE Team, Managers, Directors

The Senior Quality Advisor is accountable for:

  • The quality management in the Great Yarmouth Location incorporating the Oil & Gas Business and Worley Wind (Legacy 3Sun Group);
  • Ensuring the business has robust and scalable management systems in place to drive consistency, efficiency, and control.

The role also supports both O&G and Wind Senior Management Teams who support the Directors in the overall running of both organisations.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Focal Point for Quality for the Location
  • Deliver against all internal and external deadlines
  • Provide QA support for the location Quality Control team
  • Ensuring all Quality and Management Systems records/data are filed in accordance with audit requirements and/or best practice
  • Support the location's commitment to quality
  • Understand how the location's vision, mission, objectives, strategies and ensure that the Quality function and Management Systems are aligned to this through the team and individual objectives/plan
  • Provide comprehensive and professional customer focused Quality Management Systems in line with Worley expectations and best practice


  • Maintain the quality management system to be compliant, as a minimum, with ISO9001 (the latest standard), ISO14001, ISO45001 and other accreditations across the business (e.g. UKAS17020, GWO, etc.) through close working with other relevant teams (e.g. HSE, Inspection, Academy, etc.)
  • Production and management of a Great Yarmouth location (incorporating Wind) Project Assurance Plan
  • Coordinate and participate in the leadership of internal and external supplier audits
  • Management and monitoring of the action tracking register to ensure timely and effective close out of actions by the owner of the relevant area of the management system.
  • Input and monitoring of actions within Worley Assurance System (WAS)
  • Generation of management system review content, including reporting to senior management, minutes, statistics and trend analysis.
  • Management and maintenance of the location's document management system
  • Review Quality related documentation
  • To identify, advise and support improvements within all of the location's processes and procedures to ensure optimum levels of efficiency and control, including the support of legacy infrastructure (e.g. SharePoint)
  • Review and provide Quality and Systems information relating to tenders, contracts, pre-qualifications, etc.

Management Systems:

  • Support the identification of new or improved management systems based on business-driven reasoning
  • Develop a training library for all systems and a training plan to ensure all users are given the right level of training and awareness for the systems.
  • Ensure that the new and existing systems can be supported and continue to meet the demands of the business


  • Ensure that all necessary Quality controls, policies and procedures are in place across the Group, are up-to-date and actively adhered to
  • Adhere to and enforce all aspects of the management system and DOA

Training and Qualifications:

  • Auditor/Lead Auditor of ISO 9001 or an equivalent
  • CQI Quality Management Diploma(or equivalent experience/training)


  • Logical thinking with creative problem-solving ability
  • High levels of accountability/ownership
  • Strong leadership and management skills with the ability to organise/prioritise work and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills and a positive outlook
  • Ability to work under pressure work using their own initiative and as part of a team


  • Extensive experience in a similar role or other commensurate experience
  • Experience of leading and managing a team and being part of a wider management team

Other Competencies:

  • A full clean driving license
  • Sufficiently mobile and flexible to travel within the UK and worldwide if required.
  • Have an advanced level of computer literacy (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint) and specifically:
    • SharePoint - knowledge/experience desirable
    • Excel - knowledge/experience desirable
    • SQL - intermediate skills required
    • Saviom - knowledge/experience desirable
    • Motion Kinetic - knowledge/experience desirable