The International Projects Department brings together BSI internal expertise with selected associated Consultants and fields them worldwide. Since 2003, the Department has implemented a number of projects in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia, and Latin America, as well as supporting the rest of the BSI Group to undertake its standards and quality management activities outside of the UK. Projects implemented by BSI cover:
These projects are funded by a range of donors (EU, ADB, IADB, TMEA, UNIDO, World Bank, etc.). Through its projects, BSI’s International Projects Department provides technical assistance to beneficiary countries in order to contribute to the removal of technical and legal barriers to trade and to ensure the free movement of goods and provision of services. BSI has a wealth of project delivery experience in providing technical assistance to improve the Quality Infrastructure of beneficiary countries in line with accepted international norms and standards, through the provision of studies, gap analysis and action plans, advisory, training, assessment and evaluation activities. This exciting role provides immediate responsibility and accountability for business development and project acquisition work, project implementation of on-going projects, and managing international donors and business partners.
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BSI (British Standards Institution) is the business standards company that equips businesses with the necessary solutions to turn standards of best practice into habits of excellence. Renowned for its marks of excellence including the consumer recognized BSI Kitemark™, BSI’s influence spans multiple sectors including Aerospace, Automotive, Built Environment, Food, Healthcare and ICT. With over 72,000 clients in 150 countries, BSI is an organization whose standards inspire excellence across the globe.
BSI is the UK’s National Standards Body. Working with more than 10,500 experts who represent business and industry, academia, researchers, consumers, regulators and other interested stakeholders, BSI shapes more than 2,000 standards every year. BSI’s standards are a statement of best practice, they improve the quality and reliability of products and services, enhance consumer protection and confidence, they help to achieve economies and efficiencies, and facilitate trade. BSI works with standards bodies around the world to secure the broadest possible acceptance of its standards. The ability of UK companies to find export markets is impacted by the harmonization of standards.
BSI works with manufacturing and service industries, businesses, governments and consumers to facilitate the production of British, European and international standards, and to put into place the systems assessment and registration, product testing and certification, and training infrastructure that enables companies to compete effectively in the European and international market places. BSI couples the role of UK National Standard Body with the vision of a global organization focused on equipping businesses with the necessary solutions to turn standards of best practice into habits of excellence.
As a leader in standards development, certification and testing, BSI supports government bodies and other institutions in developing their quality infrastructure. Linked to these activities, we also provide ancillary services in the field of technical barriers to trade, sanitary and phyto-sanitary (SPS) measures, food safety as well as energy efficiency, tackling climate change and protecting the environment. A dedicated International Projects Department coordinates this technical assistance for BSI.
We are seeking a Lead Project Manager on a 12 month fixed term contract to join our Standards International Projects Team in Chiswick, West London.
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What we offer
We’re offering a competitive salary, 27 days annual leave, company-paid private medical insurance, an excellent company-contributed pension scheme, and a wide range of flexible benefits.
We also provide a range of development opportunities to ensure that you get the best out of your career with us.Plus, as we’re situated just above Gunnersbury Tube station it makes for a really easy commute, or you can use the free on-site parking if you’d prefer to drive. Review our full standard benefits HERE