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External Quality Assurer

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Closing Date: 30/07/2021

Location/Division: Home based with travel to other offices

Enginuity - Engineering expertise + Ingenuity with data

Play your part in giving Engineers the opportunity to change their world and ours.

The opportunity we have

External Quality Assurer – Building Service Electrical Specialist


Full Time – 35 hours per week

Salary - £36,000 DOE + benefits package (including pension and 22 days paid holiday per annum plus 3 days for company shutdown over Christmas and New Year)

Home Based - Once Covid travel restrictions are lifted this role will include national travel mainly around the South / Midlands/ East London and surrounding areas. 

Permanent and Fixed Term roles available  

About the role 

Our journey of transformation is in full flow.  We are moving at pace and are investing in ourselves so we can support our sector at this critical time. COVID has hit the Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing and Building Services sectors hard. And the workforces we have helped to shape and develop are changing again and in lots of cases, reducing.  This has meant we are evolving the work we do to meet the new skills challenges emerging for employers.

Our EQA Team who sit within EAL, the qualification and skills delivery arm of Enginuity Group, are looking for an experienced and motivated Quality Assurer who is occupationally competent in electrical installation and /or maintenance in the Building Services sector.

This key role will manage a suite of centres where you will be responsible for externally quality assuring EAL products and services across the Engineering, Rail and Electrical sectors, ensuring they are being delivered in line with required quality standards, regulatory requirements and EAL centre recognition requirements and policies.

About You

Whilst skills are important and rightly so, this role also demands quick thinking, innovation and a customer focussed mind-set.  We are one team, regardless of the role you do, and we all play a part in our collective success.  

You’ll be hitting the ground running so we’re looking for someone who has previous experience of working on electrical installations and / or maintenance in the Commercial and Industrial Building Service sector as an Electrician as a minimum and has held the position of Internal Quality Assurer.

As you will be a key interface between EAL and its customers you will need to build strong relationships by understanding your centres’ business objectives, needs, challenges and key stakeholders and use this knowledge and your excellent customer service skills to continue to support and grow the business to ensure EAL is their Awarding Organisation of choice.

You will be someone who can demonstrate your excellent customer skills and have experience of building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You’ll also be comfortable communicating using a wide range of electronic media and be open and adaptable to learning.


  • Occupational competence with demonstrable experience of working on electrical installations and / or maintenance in the Commercial and Industrial Building Service sector as an Electrician as a minimum 
  • A recognised apprenticeship related to the Building Service sector in electrical installation and /or maintenance / a Level 3 NVQ/ or degree related to electrical installation and/or maintenance
  • Possession of the appropriate licence to practice qualifications required by the Building Service sector and where appropriate sector specialist qualifications such as:(JIB Card, Apprenticeship, type of work you have been engaged in domestic, commercial, industrial) covering a range of installation types, wiring / cabling , fixtures and fittings and containment types, interpretation of working and schematic drawings
  • Previous experience and sound knowledge of S/NVQs/Employers Units of Competence’s and / or VRQ’s assessment
  • Hold A1 & V1 or D Unit equivalence with CPD evidence in relation to nationally recognised standards set by Lifelong Learning UK (LLUK), such as LLUK units 001-005
  • Willing to travel across the UK and hold a full driving licence


About Us

Enginuity is changing the world – well sort of.  Home to EAL, the Awarding Organisation for Engineering and Manufacturing qualifications, we are proud of our long and successful history of leading and shaping skills in the engineering and advanced manufacturing sector.  As a trusted partner to individual engineers, educators and engineering employers, using unmatched industry expertise and data, we create practical solutions to workforce skills challenges so that engineers can change their world and ours. 

What we can offer you 

We offer a supportive and inclusive work environment and a comprehensive benefits package including a defined contribution pension, 22 days paid holiday plus 3 days for company shutdown over Christmas and New Year.  Paid holidays increasing with service, life assurance, paid membership of a professional body, wellness programmes, access to training and development opportunities. Many of our team work flexibly, we would be happy to talk to you about how this could work for you.

If you have a genuine interest in helping us to change the world through science, technology, engineering, mathematics and or data – we would love to meet you.

Depending on the volume of applications, the closing date for this position may be extended or brought forward.


Diversity Statement

Enginuity is committed to equality of opportunity in employment, where all individuals are considered on the basis of relevant merits, skills, and abilities.