A new post has been created within South Yorkshire Police, working closely with the Digital Forensic Manager; you will be responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of a force wide process management system to ensure compliance and adherence to relevant regulatory standards (i.e. ISO 17025, 17020, Forensic Regulator Codes). This is to ensure that the Digital Forensic function within South Yorkshire Police is accredited in the most effective and timely manner. In the first instance around the areas in scope for ISO 17025, followed by further extension to scope in other areas within Digital Forensics
You will direct and coordinate the actions of Quality Management, Technical Management and Internal Auditors in relation to audit schedules, issues, complaints, corrective action and validation plans for the Digital Forensic Unit activities certified, accredited or undergoing assessment to meet ISO Standards.
You are required to lead on liaison and interaction with external auditors, accreditation and certification bodies (UKAS) relating to ISO standards, negotiating on non-conformance findings and closures to minimise accreditation costs.
You will maintain a high level of knowledge of standards on digital forensic services to provide specialist advice and guidance to the department, force, senior management and Senior Leadership Group.
You will also assist and develop operational technical processes in the translation and interpretation of key processes into documented procedures and practices that benefit the organisation and ensure ISO compliance.
You will have overall responsibility for the management and maintenance of the quality management system and quality manual alongside all documentation, policies and standard operating procedures.
Management of the time frame, ensuring deadlines are set and achieved around initially achieving the ISO 17025 standard in certain areas, as well as extensions to scope and maintaining the standard once achieved.
You will also be responsible for costing expenditure on accreditation and certification processes, and for taking action to prevent non-conformance/closure etc.
For further information about this post please, contact Amanda Langley/DI Steve Leach on Tel No. 0114 2963880 / 0114 2963562.
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