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
£ 24,066
£ 40,181
£ 70,628

Available jobs

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

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

  • Operations

  • Detail Oriented

  • 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.