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Technical Assurance Manager

Are you a pro-active Technical Assurance Manager looking to make a difference?

Preferable based in UK / Netherlands, but applications for other locations may be considered.

Circa 55,000 – 65,000 Euros per annum varying based on location, skills and experience.

Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is driving the world’s leading certification programme for responsibly farmed seafood and we are looking for an experienced Technical Programme Assurance Manager who would like to join us in making a positive impact on our planet and people.

  • Are you detailed focused Assurance Manager able to actively drive improvement of ASC’s Systems, Certification and Accreditation framework and processes?
  • Do you have experience with providing robust assurance services to programme certificate holders (and Conformity Assessment Bodies/CABs)?
  • Can you provide organised and resilient technical assurance support, juggling various time-bound process updates for our stakeholders internally and externally?
  • Have you lead development of assurance tools (audit reports, risk calculators) to handle challenging situations to maintain credibility of the ASC programme?
  • Want to boost the technical quality of our audit reports and aid the detection of potential integrity risks to the ASC Programme (to drive new program integrity activities)?

Did you answer yes to the above? Then we would love to hear from you!

This Assurance expert will effectively manage ever-changing technical priorities from our stakeholders to focus on the delivery of our ASC certification and accreditation standards and codes of practice. You will directly support the continuous evolution of these standards, so we are continuously Setting the Standard for Seafood, globally.

You will need to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, be pro-active and detail focused with strong prioritisation planning to action various workstreams supporting updates to both standards and projects.

You’ll need to enjoy the technical side of assurance management to focus on delivery. This will always involve understanding our certification standards in detail, completing routine feedback, risk assessments, reporting on third party performance and maintaining accurate records for audits and risk management at all times.

Please send your CV and Cover letter application, in English, to Your application will be considered and we will make a shortlist of candidates to invite to interview. Sometimes you may be asked to prepare additional written materials, past work examples and / or a presentation. Interviews will generally be held via Teams.


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We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of choice, reflecting the global community and therefore particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.


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