Outsourced Quality Manager Service
Assent Risk Management can provide an outsourced quality manager service to your organisation, which brings a detailed knowledge of ISO 9001 and other quality management techniques, while also supporting other areas of your business. Find out more below.
What is an Outsourced Quality Manager?
An Outsourced Quality Manager plays a pivotal role in organisations by overseeing and ensuring the implementation of robust quality management systems (QMS).
Unlike an in-house quality manager, an outsourced professional is external to the company but collaborates closely with the internal teams. Their primary responsibility is to maintain, assess, and improve the quality standards of your products or services.
Responsibilities of an Outsourced Quality Manager
Our Outsourced Quality Managers are typically tasked with a range of responsibilities which may include defining quality policies, conducting internal audits, implementing corrective actions, and ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations.
Their expertise extends to identifying areas for improvement in processes, thereby enhancing overall efficiency and customer satisfaction.
Why should organisations use an outsourced quality manager?
One of the primary reasons organisations opt for outsourced quality management is cost efficiency. Instead of committing to a full-time employee, businesses can engage an Outsourced Quality Manager on a project basis or for specific periods. This approach not only reduces fixed costs but also provides the flexibility to allocate resources based on current needs.
Our Outsourced Quality Managers bring a wealth of experience and expertise to the table. Having worked with various organisations, they possess a diverse skill set that includes knowledge of industry-specific regulations, best practices, and the latest quality management tools and methodologies.
Flexibility & Scalability
Our Outsourced Quality Manager service provides flexibility as businesses can scale the outsourced team up or down depending on project requirements, ensuring optimal resource utilisation.
This agility is crucial in industries where demand fluctuates, allowing organisations to maintain quality standards without unnecessary costs during slower periods.
Maintain Focus on Core Competencies
Outsourcing quality management activities enables organisations to focus on their core competencies. By entrusting the quality aspect to dedicated professionals, internal teams can channel their efforts into innovation, product development, and other areas that directly contribute to the company’s competitive advantage. This streamlined approach enhances overall efficiency and productivity.
What to consider when choosing an outsourced quality manager?
Qualifications and Experience
When selecting an Outsourced Quality Manager, it’s crucial to assess their qualifications and experience. Look for relevant certifications, industry-specific knowledge, and a track record of success in managing quality systems.
Assent’s consultant competence scheme ensures that we have the best resources available for your organisation.
Reviewing the track record of potential outsourced quality managers is essential. Consider their past projects, client testimonials, and any industry recognition they may have received.
A proven track record provides confidence and assurance that the outsourced manager can deliver results consistently.
Communication and Collaboration
Effective communication and collaboration are vital for the success of any outsourcing arrangement. Choose a quality manager who communicates clearly, understands your organisational goals, and can collaborate seamlessly with internal teams.
With a dedicated office team and multiple communication channels including email, messengers and an online help desk, you can be sure your queries will be answered quickly.