QA Specialist

  • 305000
  • United Arab Emirates Dubai
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas
NES Fircroft is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional permanent and contract staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry.

We are looking for a Quality Assurance Specialist based in the UAE for one of our top tier clients. 


To approve Centres and employing companies through initial site visits and on-going site visits (monitoring audits) against client Standards and Approval Criteria.

Core Competencies / Technical Requirements
• Excellent interpersonal, facilitation and influencing skills
• Comprehensive understanding of the Organisation’s key business drivers from both an operational and commercial perspective
• Excellent knowledge and understanding of the clie Approval Criteria and Standards
• Excellent understanding of competence management systems and their application within the oil and gas or Energy industry
• Strong planning, budgeting, project management and organisational skills
• Detailed working knowledge of the emergency response legislation, regulations and standards
• Comprehensive understanding and experience of the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry
• Sound knowledge of management systems and processes
• Experience of managing and working with auditing processes
• Competence in the operation of the business and IT support systems used within the company, which are relevant to the scope of the position
• Appreciation of, and ability to articulate at all levels, the value of learning and skills strategies to enhance organisational performance
• Ability to plan projects and organise the work of self and others in achieving outcomes
• Excellent communication skills including listening
• Client focussed with a strong business awareness
• Ability to delegate effectively
• Strong influencing and negotiation skills
• Good team working skills
• IT literate with experience of MS Office

Interfaces / Contacts Internal
• Head of QA
• Regional QA Manager
• QA Specialist
• QA Co-ordinator
• QA Support External
• Representatives of various Industrial Associations (e.g. Regional Employers Forums, Centres, Advisory Groups and Trade Associations)
• Government Bodies (e.g. HSE and International Government representatives)
• Trade Union bodies
• Employers
• Training, competency and management centres

Working together to develop a safe and skilled energy workforce, by:
• Undertakes own duties with little or no supervision, contributing to own and team targets and objectives in line with delivering against stated business objectives in the annual business plan.
• Responsible for overall planning of the activities associated to the role, ensuring that resources are deployed on an efficient and cost-effective basis as per annual business plan.
• Developing and implementing auditing activities, ensuring close out of any subsequent remedial action.
• Support the management of the annual site visits schedule of approved companies.


Main functions may include some or all of the following:
• Regular and frequent travel within the region and other regions as required
• Undertakes special projects as appropriate and fulfils other duties as may reasonably be required by the company, in line with the incumbent’s skills, knowledge, abilities and personal development opportunities
• Maintaining the company values and culture.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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