Careers at NQA UK | NQA

"People are our most important asset and we truly value the contribution they make to our clients."  Matt Gantley, Managing Director


Working for NQA is extremely rewarding as we work with a wide variety of interesting clients around the world such as:

  • innovative small businesses like Denovo Design
  • government departments like DECC (Department for Energy and Climate Change) 
  • multinational consumer brands like Jaguar Land Rover 
  • world famous icons like NASA.

Our staff help these organisations to Never Stop Improving.


In return for hard work and dedication, we offer all employees a great benefits and rewards package. This includes a minimum 25 days' holiday, private medical insurance and generous contributory stakeholder pension.

There are also lots of personal and family friendly benefits, such as:

  • learning and development
  • child care vouchers
  • enhanced maternity pay
  • bike loan scheme
  • flexi days
  • loyalty rewards
  • and many more...


We are always looking for talented people to join our team, so please send your CV to Please find all current global vacancies below:


NQA are currently recruiting Regional Assessors throughout the UK and would love to hear from anyone who has 3rd Party Auditing Experience or is a Quality / Environmental or H&S Manager looking for a new challenge. We are also keen to hear from Service leavers as we know and understand the skills gained during service can be adapted to make excellent assessors.

We would also be keen to hear from anyone with a strong background in waste management, ISO 22001 / Food Safety, IT / Information Security and NHSS & Construction. For qualified and competent 3rd party assessors, NQA can transfer your existing qualifications and skill codes.

For those looking for a new challenge, NQA offer a training package built around your current skills and will set you with KPI’s and targets to ensure you get the training you need to become an NQA 3rd Party Assessor. (time commitment required after training).
The role will require individuals to carry out 3rd Party Audits on client premises and their associated sites, all assessors operate from their home location and must be prepared to travel to clients on a daily basis. This include overnight stays and possible overseas trips.

In return NQA offers competitive salaries, working from home allowance, company car, excellent pension scheme and other benefits.

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NQA offers promising careers for professionals with growth opportunities for the future. Please contact us with any questions you may have or email your CV directly to Gemma Mitchell.


We are looking for Associate Assessors!

  • Are you passionate about helping businesses improve?
  • Do you have experience of auditing management systems against the ISO standards?
  • Are you looking to work on a flexible basis?

NQA currently partner with over 100 Associate Assessors and we are looking to increase our team in order to better support our clients. Whether you have your own consultancy business or assess for other certification bodies, we are keen to speak with you about representing NQA and auditing on our behalf. From localised SME’s to world famous icons like NASA – our exceptional client base makes working with NQA an extremely rewarding experience.

We are seeking qualified auditors (preferably with third party auditing experience) with a strong background in the following management system standards:

  • ISO 9001 (Quality Management) 
  • ISO 14001 (Environment Management)
  • OHSAS 18001 (Health & Safety Management) 
  • ISO 50001 (Energy Management)
  • ISO 27001 (Information Security)
  • AS9100 (Aerospace )
  • IATF 16949 (Automotive)
  • ISO 55001 (Asset Management)

We are looking for you to be able to deliver third party audit services in various locations in accordance with NQA’s scheme and regulatory requirements.

We offer competitive rates which are based on your qualifications and industry experience.

If you are interested in working with NQA please email your CV directly to Natasha Quick

NQA at a glance

  • Over 30 years experience
  • Operating in over 32 countries
  • Issued 36,000 certificates
  • Clients in 70 countries
  • Partnered with 300+ consultants
  • The 2nd largest certification body for IATF 16949 in China
  • First UKAS accreditation for ISO 50001 energy management
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