Quality Assurance and Regulatory Professionals

Quality assurance and regulatory professionals plan, organise, co-ordinate and direct the effective measurement monitoring and reporting on the qualitative and regulatory aspects of a specified tangible (industrial production) or non-tangible (service provision) output.


New workers

New workers start around £24,066. Normal pay is £40,181 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £70,628.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 117,303 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Examines operating procedures to ensure the process and the product meet regulatory standards and implements changes necessary to ensure compliance.

  • Examines current operating procedures to determine how quality may be improved.

  • Considers the impact of legislation upon specification requirements.

  • Analyses and reports upon the results of quality control tests to ensure that production remains within specification.

  • Develops and implements visual, physical, functional or other appropriate measures and tests of quality.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Auditing

  • Quality Management

  • Quality Management Systems

  • ISO 9000 Series

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Good Manufacturing Practices

  • Internal Auditing

  • Quality Improvement

  • Project Management

  • Continuous Improvement Process

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Management

  • Communication

  • Quality Assurance

  • Leadership

  • Quality Control

  • Safety Assurance

  • Problem Solving

  • Detail Oriented

  • Operations

  • Customer Service

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.