Quality assurance : Level 5
Plans, organises and conducts formal independent audits of complex projects, major programmes or functional areas. Evaluates, appraises and identifies non-compliances with organisational standards, and determines whether appropriate quality control has been applied. Prepares and reports audit findings and determines the risks associated with those findings and ensures that corrective actions are carried out. Reviews and analyses audit reports to identify common areas of non-compliance and identifies opportunities to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the organisational control mechanisms. Performs audits throughout the supply chain. Plans and oversees the assurance activities of others.